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England's lucky omen? It’s our tern now – rare sea bird visits Farne Islands for first time since 1966
A rare seabird is being billed as a World Cup lucky omen today after being spotted for the first time since 1966 – just as England’s footballers bid to repeat the nation’s heroics of that same year.
The National Trust has purchased 186 hectares (460 acres) of wildflower-rich farmland in the Peak District - securing a potential lifeline for plunging butterfly and bee populations.
The shortlist for the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2018, which celebrates the best books about nature, the outdoors and UK travel is announced on Thursday 5 July.
One of Britain’s most threatened birds, the hen harrier, has bred on the National Trust’s High Peak Moors in the Peak District National Park, for the first time in four years.
The UK’s most endangered butterfly is making a bumper early appearance at a remote British habitat – confounding recent grim figures about its population.
Make the most of the balmy summer weather and extra hours of daylight to enjoy alfresco entertainment at National Trust locations.
At the end of August, Emmy award-winning composer Michael Price will release Tender Symmetry, an ambitious musical project which takes in a series of National Trust locations across England as its inspiration, turning them into unlikely recording spaces.
We have issued our response to HS2's plans for a 'green corridor' stretching alongside the railway.
A five-part weekly podcast series from the National Trust will launch on Monday 02 July as the conservation charity continues its exploration into the stories of both women and men connected to its places who helped form the debate for and against women’s suffrage.
A British seabird known for its daredevil flying stunts is being monitored for the first time in 20 years on a remote Welsh island.
‘Writ in Water’ – New public artwork by Mark Wallinger is unveiled at Runnymede to celebrate the legacy of Magna Carta.
Opening Saturday, 16 June, Writ in Water, a major architectural artwork by Mark Wallinger, in collaboration with Studio Octopi, provides a new immersive space for contemplation and reflection at Runnymede, Surrey.
The bovine breaststroke: Video captures cows swimming 100m across lake to graze at remote National Trust wildlife haven
Cattle at a National Trust wildlife haven have completed their unconventional annual pilgrimage – by swimming 100m across a lake to graze fresh pasture.
A Game of Bowls, by American painter John Singer Sargent, has been acquired for the National Trust’s Ightham Mote in Kent following a successful campaign to raise funds to purchase it for the nation.
Dutch seventeenth-century paintings by some of the finest masters of the ‘Golden Age’ from National Trust collections around the country are to go on display together for the first time at the Holburne Museum in Bath.
Puffin numbers on Britain's remote Farne Islands may have fallen by an average of 12 per cent in potentially grim news for the struggling seabird, according to early figures in the National Trust's five-yearly count.
The National Trust is pleased to welcome a number of commitments from HS2 Ltd in response to concerns raised by the conservation charity.
A new exhibition has opened at the National Trust’s Knole in Kent, highlighting the progression to equality through creative interventions at the 600 year-old former archbishop’s palace, royal residence and home to the Sackville family for four centuries.
Kensington palace has announced that Ms. Meghan Markle will stay at Cliveden House Hotel, on the National Trust’s Cliveden Estate, on the eve of her wedding to Prince Harry. Find out more about the Cliveden Estate here.