National Trust

Grand designs

Treasured gardens to brighten your day

Summer fun

Things to do over the summer holidays wherever you are

Remarkable collections

Protecting our rich heritage

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Seaham, County Durham

County Durham's coastline has evolved from its industrial past to become a haven for wildlife

near Saltash, Cornwall

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on a historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore.

Visiting and booking information 

Find out what's open, which places need booking and what to expect from your visit.

Mother and son looking at Beatrix Potter artwork in the Beatrix Potter Gallery, Hawkshead

Discover a special exhibition 

Take a look at our guide to art exhibitions at some of the places in our care, including the largest known painting by Constable at Anglesey Abbey, Anglo-Saxon gold and silver objects at Sutton Hoo and the evolution of fashion at Killerton.

Visitors at the beach at Robin Hood's Bay


Enjoy access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership. Join today and help protect nature, beauty and history – for everyone, for ever.

An Adonis blue butterfly


Everyone needs nature, now more than ever. Donate today and you could help people and nature to thrive at the places we care for.

Courgette, chilli and mint salad

Recipes for National Allotments Week 

National Allotments Week, between 8 and 14 August, helps to raise awareness of allotments and how to help people to live healthier lifestyles by growing their own food. Discover seasonal recipes and learn which fruit and vegetables you can grow and harvest throughout the year.

The Orangery Terrace at Powis Castle, Welshpool

A history of glasshouses, orangeries and potting sheds 

From the 17th-century Orangery at Powis Castle in Welshpool to the 1920s greenhouse at Mr Straw's House in Nottinghamshire, the desire to grow plants all year round is an integral part of our horticultural history. Uncover the fascinating stories of these garden structures at the places we look after.

The open plan living and dining room at Porth Mear Barn, Cornwall

New holiday cottages

Fancy a break? Find inspiration for your next holiday by taking a look at our places to stay, including luxury getaways and eco-friendly visits.

Children playing outdoors in the Original Den Kit

It’s playtime

Summer days are meant for playing. Little adventurers will love our range of toys and games, from classics like Jenga to den-building kits.