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

Children enjoying ice-creams outside the café at Birling Gap, part of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs range, East Sussex.
Cheese and tomato muffins
Light Bites

Cheese and tomato muffins 

These light muffins topped with golden cheese and tangy cherry tomatoes are the ideal addition to any summer picnic, or served with a splash of oil and vinegar make for a delicious light snack.

A deliciously fresh salad

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.

A family enjoying pizza at a Fantastic British Food Festival event

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.

What's in season: summer

Growing gardens

Chef collecting salad leaves from the Kitchen Garden to use in the Orangery Cafe at Ham House, Richmond-upon-Thames

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.

Bread on sale in the National Trust Farm Shop at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Farm shops 

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

Cafés near you

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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