Heritage

Your visits help us to preserve and protect the heritage at our places and spaces - for ever, for everyone

Working in the forge at Finch Foundry, Devon
Caryl Parry Jones and the National Trust's podcast team at Penrhyn Castle

People's Landscapes podcast series presented by John Sergeant 

Our four-part podcast series, presented by radio journalist and broadcaster John Sergeant, tells the stories of people connected to four historic landscapes in our care.

Heritage Open Days 2018

Heritage Open Days 2019 

Heritage Open Days is back and this year it’s running across ten days from 13 - 22 September, with events taking place at historic places all over England. Participating places are free to enter and may be running special events and tours. The festival is supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.

The view above the Broad Walk at Tyntesfield in autumn

Gardens behind the scenes: looking after Tyntesfield in autumn 

Enjoy the beautiful autumn garden at Tyntesfield in Somerset, a remarkable Victorian estate, little changed in 150 years. Follow the gardens team behind-the-scenes over the course of a gardening year.

Protecting the nation's heritage
Archaeology dig

Archaeology at the National Trust 

We care for many rich and diverse archaeological sites, from prehistoric monuments to twentieth-century military installations. Our archaeologists work to care for these places so that everyone can enjoy them.

The Spanish Room ceiling at Kingston Lacy

Explore our art and collections 

Be inspired by the world-renowned art and collections, exhibitions and more at the many historic places that we look after.

Scafell Pike and Wastwater in Winter with snow

Monuments to Freedom appeal 

Your help is needed to protect our great monuments to freedom. We must raise urgent funds for three very special memorial landscapes undergoing major restoration work in the coming months. The Lakes' 14 war memorial summits, Runnymede where Magna Carta was sealed and Wellington Monument all need our support.

Read about our cause

While we're passionate about open spaces and historic places, we're working hard in other areas too. With your help, we're caring for the environment, food and farming, green energy and transport, and heritage.

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to your membership, we're able to protect special places for ever, for everyone