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

Baking in the kitchen at Attingham Park
Visitors enjoying a slcie of cake and a cup of tea at the Kitchen Cafe at Allan Bank and Grasmere

Tempting tea-rooms and cafés 

Whether you’re looking for a warming soup or the perfect scone, a place to relax with a cuppa or lunch with a view, our tea-rooms and cafés have got it covered.

Leek and squash broth

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.

What's in season: winter

Growing gardens

A visitor buying an ice cream

Farm shops 

Pick up fresh, tasty local produce from one of our farm shops, run independently by our tenant farmers.

Boy smiling as he holds up a carrot covered in dirt

Grow your own 

Thinking about growing your own food? We have some great ways you can use your produce and tips to get the best from your ingredients.

Gifts for gourmets

Looking for that perfect gift for a foodie or food lover in your life? Browse our tasty range in the online shop.

National Trust Cookbook

From classics like Steak and Ale pie, to newer favourites like Vegetable Tagine, our cookbook is packed with over 100 tried and tested recipes from our cafés.