National Trust

Life's a beach

Spaces to unwind

Run wild

Helping children reconnect with nature

Safe harbour

Caring for 775 miles of coastline

Saintfield, County Down

Whatever the season there's always something new to see....

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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire

Imposing church built in 1653, with fine panelled interior

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One of the largest and most beautiful ancient oak woods in Britain, a National nature Reserve nestled on the Holnicote estate.

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50 things to do before you're 11 ¾

Want to know which of our 50 things to try out this summer? Children love exploring, playing and learning outdoors, so set free their wild side.

Clare Balding recording the LGBTQ podcasts

Our new LGBTQ history podcast series 

Discover the hidden histories of our places as we mark 50 years since the partial de-criminalisation of homosexuality with a new six-part podcast series presented by broadcaster and author Clare Balding.

Carmen Vida in the Conservation Studio at Knole

Donate to our Protect Special Places appeal 

We need to take urgent action to save our centuries-old objects from the ravages of time at places like Knole in Kent, where our conservator Carmen is painstakingly preserving its 17th- and 18th-century splendours. With your support, we can respond fast to protect iconic places like Knole and safeguard their unique historic collections.

Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to you we're able to protect miles of coast and countryside for ever, for everyone

Family in colourful summer garden


Explore over 500 special places with National Trust membership. Your support helps to protect and maintain the places you love – for ever, for everyone.

Ranger with a pick-axe working on footpath repairs, South Ridge of Snowdon in the background.


It’s only with your support that we can look after the places that make our world a bit more special.

Visitors enjoying BBC Countryfile Live in 2016

Come and see us at BBC Countryfile Live 

Discover what we'll be doing at Countryfile Live, as the countryside extravaganza returns to Blenheim Palace on 3-6 August. Find out about ticket price discounts for National Trust Members.

Ferry Cottage on the Cliveden Estate in Buckinghamshire

Stay on a film set

Academy Award® winner Diane Keaton tells us about shooting her new film, Hampstead, at our very own Cliveden holiday cottage.

Visitors enjoying a day at the coast at West Wittering

Summer inspiration

With each purchase on our online shop, the money goes back in to protecting the places you love.