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

Eggs in a bowl
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.

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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

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Richmond, Surrey

A unique 17th-century treasure trove

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Squash, balsamic onions and walnut bruschetta

Vegetarian and vegan recipes 

Whether you're looking for delicious vegetarian or vegan recipes, we have all the inspiration you need. Take a look at nine of our top meat-free and dairy-free recipes.

Close up of rhubarb bunches

Seasonal food: a guide to rhubarb 

If you’re interested in seasonal and sustainable eating, there’s no better way to start than with rhubarb. Read on to discover our top tips for growing it, plus some delicious recipes and even a potted history of this once-neglected vegetable.

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.

The National Trust Book of Crumbles cover

Your new favourite crumble 

From tea-time classics to microwave mug crumbles, the National Trust Book of Crumbles is packed with recipes perfect for curling up with on colder days. Why not try some of the 50 (yes 50!) sweet and savoury crumble recipes this autumn?