Food

We love sustainably produced, local and seasonal food because it's better for the special places we look after, better for the environment and tastes better too

Flatlay of rhubarb shortbread and ginger cream
Visitors enjoying snack at the South West Outdoor Festival, Heddon Valley, Devon

What's on? 

Whether you're looking to try your hand at recipes from eras past, treat yourself to a decadent evening of cheese and wine-tasting, or simply sample the freshest seasonal produce, you're sure to find an event to satisfy the taste buds.

Find somewhere to eat

near Colwyn Bay, Conwy

A world-famous garden home to National Collections and Champion Trees

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Ripon, North Yorkshire

Ancient abbey ruins and an awe-inspiring water garden at this World Heritage Site

Partially open today
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Richmond, Surrey

A unique 17th-century treasure trove

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A young boy enjoys messy baking fun

Join in the Great Scone Bake 

Get your friends and family together and raise some dough for the National Trust by joining our Great Scone Bake fundraising event on Friday 28 June 2019. Whether you prefer jam or cream first, bake for what you believe in.

Pea and mint soup

Recipes round-up 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Take a look through all of our recipes for some culinary inspiration.

Vegetables picked in July from Dyffryn Gardens, South Glamorgan

Food for Life Served Here 

Did you know that 187 of our cafés, restaurants and tea-rooms have received the Food for Life Served Here Award? The award recognises that we serve fresh, local food that is ethically and sustainable produced. Find out more about the food we serve and the farmers and suppliers we work with.

Comfort food cookbook

Find your next cookbook 

Whether you’re looking to bake, roast, slow cook, forage or simply chuck everything in one pot and cross your fingers, we've got you covered for all of your kitchen inspiration needs.