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A previously extinct butterfly has had its best summer on record with the south west of England recognised as having the highest numbers anywhere in the world.
National Trust responds to record visitor numbers with ambitious plans to improve visitor experience
The National Trust today announced plans for an ambitious programme of improvements to facilities such as car parks, cafes and shops at sites – in response to record breaking visitor numbers.
Endangered water voles are returning to a stretch of river where they have been extinct for more than 30 years - thanks to a National Trust river and waterways project.
A 16th century portrait of a young cardinal, at Petworth House in Sussex, has been attributed to the Italian artist Titian following research and restoration for BBC Four’s Britain’s Lost Masterpieces.
A pioneering new project that involves reverting back to traditional 1940s farming methods has transformed a stretch of coastline into a haven for rare animals, birds and wildflowers – boosting numbers in some instances by more than 300 per cent.
Emmy award-winning composer Michael Price to 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.
Weaving together the stories of an industrial community: historic cotton mill reopens at Quarry Bank
A historic mill which was once the site of one of the largest cotton manufacturing businesses in Britain, is reopening to the public tomorrow (Saturday, 25 August) marking a major milestone in a four year transformation project at Quarry Bank in Cheshire.
The largest common pipistrelle bat winter roost in the UK has been found at Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland, revealing previously unknown information about the bats’ hibernation habits.
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The very best farm food producers have been recognised at the National Trust’s annual Fine Farm Produce Awards, presented at BBC Countryfile Live at Blenheim Palace.
The Seabird’s Cry by Adam Nicolson has been announced as the 2018 winner of the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, which celebrates the best books about nature and UK travel.
£10 million project to bring UK rivers back to life launched by National Trust as Director-General calls on Government to "act now" on its green Brexit promises
Five of the UK’s most precious rivers will be revived in the latest of a series of major National Trust projects providing much-needed support to the British countryside during ongoing Brexit uncertainty.
At this time of year, there is a palette of colour waiting to be discovered across breath-taking landscapes protected by the National Trust. Discover woodlands of golden leaves and maybe some deer or red squirrels along the way.
Singing tributes to Britain’s war dead across nine of England’s highest peaks concluded yesterday as a pop-up choir scaled Lake District summits to honour a unique memorial.
Our Runnymede Explored project has received funding of £1.6 million from the National Lottery. This will allow us to move forward with plans to unify two sites of international significance, Runnymede and adjacent Ankerwycke, with improved pathways and interpretation, and a new ferry crossing across the River Thames.
Throughout 2018, the National Trust is celebrating 300 years of one of the leading cabinet makers of the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale, and his connection to Nostell, an 18th century treasure house in West Yorkshire.
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.