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A habitat that is so diverse in wildlife it has been nicknamed ‘Europe’s tropical rainforest’ is to be brought back to life thanks to a multi-million-pound grant raised by players of the National Lottery.
The National Trust is bringing England’s largest landowners together for a one-day summit to debate a range of climate change commitments ahead of COP26, helping government reach its net zero target and fast-track urgently needed adaptation measures
National Trust ‘shines a light’ on the cultural landscape to get the right trees in the right places
The National Trust’s largest tree planting project to date is relying on sophisticated aerial mapping using a laser to help decide where 75,000 British native trees will be planted on the Wallington Estate in Northumberland over the next few months.
A rare 15th century tapestry - the oldest owned by the National Trust - is returning to display at Montacute House in Somerset after spending four years away for conservation, but with it comes a mystery.
Britons turning into a nation of ‘leaf peepers’ according to new National Trust research as experts predict a ‘good’ season for autumn colour
Britons are turning into a nation of ‘leaf peepers’, according to new research commissioned by the National Trust. And, with signs looking positive for a good year for autumn colour, the conservation charity is urging people to get outside to enjoy the season.
Recruitment search under way as National Trust’s longest serving gardener retires from World Heritage garden
The search is on for a new Head Gardener at the world-famous Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden for the first time in nearly four decades, following the retirement of the National Trust’s longest serving gardener.
Full personal collection of photographs taken by Mercie Lack and Barbara Wagstaff at Sutton Hoo excavation digitised and online for the first time.
Serious amateur photographers with an interest in archaeology, Mercie Lack and Barbara Wagstaff, visited Sutton Hoo in the summer of 1939 and created an extraordinary record of one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time.
British Library and the National Trust announce new partnership to uncover hidden links between collections
The British Library and the National Trust today announce a new partnership to increase public knowledge about how their collections have intertwined through the centuries.
Riverbanks and watercourses to be planted with thousands of hectares of new woodland to improve water quality and biodiversity
Over 3,000 hectares of new woodlands are set to be planted along England’s rivers and watercourses with backing from the country’s leading environmental organisations, Forestry Minister Lord Goldsmith announced today (Saturday 25 September).
With the autumn and winter period fast approaching and the increasing severity of seasonal storms and heavy rainfall, The Climate Coalition (TCC) is urging Government to cut emissions faster, support adaptation for vital infrastructure and invest more in nature-based solutions in its Autumn Spending Review.
A laser usually used for treating skin conditions has been put to work treating an ornate historic chair thought to have been used by artists Van Dyck and Turner, at Petworth House in West Sussex.
A magnificent suit of 19th-century samurai armour – part of the largest collection of such armour in the UK – has returned to display at the National Trust’s Snowshill Manor in Gloucestershire after 300 hours of painstaking conservation and cleaning.
A key milestone in the creation of a new intertidal habitat on the river Tamar in Cornwall has been reached with the 15 metre breach of the 19th century bank to help tackle habitat and nature loss with the flooding of low grade farmland.
National Trust reveals blossoming ambitions for city of culture as ‘Project Blossom’ starts to take root around UK
Coventry is the latest city to confirm plans for a new blossom garden as part of the National Trust and its partners’ ambition to create hundreds of blossom spaces in urban areas across England, Wales and Northern Ireland over the next five years, to ensure more people have access to nature and green spaces. The charity and its partners also hope to create a UK-equivalent of Japan’s world-famous Hanami (blossom viewing).
The National Trust has today launched its public campaign to recruit its most senior volunteer who wants to ‘become part of the Trust’s story’ to lead Europe’s largest conservation charity.
Find out how peatland restoration has brought back rare upland birds to breed at a farm on the Migneint after twenty years.
A significant conservation project to help retain vital saltmars habitat in the Blackwater Estuary over the next century is underway at Northey Island in Essex.
Millions of members stuck by the National Trust during its most difficult year, according to the charity’s annual report which is published today.