The Council helps look after our inspiring places for future generations. Its members advise on important decisions, inform strategy and keep us connected to the wider public.
What does the Council do?
Council members serve an initial term of three years, and are then eligible to restand. Elections take place every year.
Meet the Council
The Council is the guardian spirit of the National Trust. It is not our governing body, but its responsibilities include appointing our Board of Trustees and monitoring their work and performance.