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Britain’s largest dragonfly species has been captured shedding its skin on ponds at the National Trust’s Tyntesfield estate, near Bristol, during a process known as ‘emerging’ that marks the start of adult life.
The sights and sounds of Scotland have come to North Cheshire this year, with the arrival of a dozen highland cattle at Lyme.
Lost language, fantastic beasts and celestial bodies: Rare books inspire new exhibition in treasure-house Trust library
Rare books from one of the nation’s most significant country house libraries will form the centrepiece of a new contemporary art installation at Blickling Estate in Norfolk from 17 May – 27 October 2019.
A project to help protect the UK’s internationally important seabird islands is going public on Friday 17th May 2019 with the launch of its new campaign Save Our Seabirds from Invasive Predators.
The National Trust is changing its five-yearly puffin census on the Farne Islands to an annual count amid fears climate change is having an adverse effect on sources of food and puffin numbers.
Swimmers, jet skis and small boats have been enlisted to help National Trust rangers clear litter from the sea near Giants Causeway.
Sticklebarn in the Lake District lets diners know what the carbon footprint is of each dish on its menu, as part of a series of measures to reduce the environmental impact of the Trust's pub.
A corner of England that has more species of plants and wildlife than anywhere in the UK is celebrating its 120th anniversary – with the arrival of never seen before animals.
A core issue: National Trust plans to help halt dramatic decline of traditional orchards as blossoms start to bloom
The National Trust will dramatically increase the number of some of the rarest and most time honoured habitats in the UK by planting dozens of traditional orchards.
A 300-year old bedspread, a gift from King James II to a loyal family, goes on show for first time in a generation
A rare surviving 300 year old bedspread given by James II to some of his loyal supporters, is being conserved by the National Trust and has been put back on display for the first time in a generation at Sizergh Castle in Cumbria. The magnificent satin bedspread, believed to be from Goa, features mythical creatures picked out in gold thread.
A Victorian orchard is being brought back to life to tell the story of how apple trees were brought to England from Kazakhstan and Russia thousands of years ago.
In an age of self-adjusting digital clocks, spare a thought for staff at the National Trust, who face the task of winding forward 1,000 clocks ready for British Summer Time on Sunday morning.
Today wildlife lovers across the UK have the chance to contribute to the first ever crowd-sourced nature diary to celebrate the official arrival of spring (Wednesday 20 March 2019).
New design in historic National Trust garden offers visitors ideas for succession planting and encouraging wildlife at home
A new design for part of the garden at the National Trust’s Ham House and Garden in Richmond is providing a number of ideas that could easily be adapted by home gardeners.
New exhibition asks ‘what is home?’ with art installation inspired by historic mansion’s past as a school for boys
A new exhibition at the National Trust’s Croome Court in Worcestershire, that once housed a school for boys, will explore the question ‘what is home?’ through the voices of former pupils and children currently in care.
Exhibition celebrates the champions of the natural world in partnership with National Portrait Gallery
Champions of the natural world, from the 19th century to the present day, will be celebrated in a new exhibition touring three National Trust places this year.
Immersive exhibition sheds new light on Calke Abbey’s ‘isolated’ family that was said to hide from the world
For more than 30 years, Calke Abbey’s story has revolved around tales of the reclusive and isolated Harpur Crewe family. Now, new research has cast new light on those who once lived and worked at Calke, revealing a more complex side to the story.
National Trust rangers and volunteers worked closely with the emergency services to fight a large fire on Marsden Moor on 26 February. You can read more about it here.