National Trust

Spread your wings

Get outdoors and enjoy your wild side

50 things to do before you're 11¾

Get closer to nature and wildlife

Get gardening

Be inspired by our gardens and gardeners

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Seaham, County Durham

County Durham's coastline has emerged from a polluted industrial past to become a haven for wildlife

near Saltash, Cornwall

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on an 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.

Wild flowers at Sutton Lane Meadows, Wiltshire

Eight things to spot in a summer meadow 

For National Meadows Day on 2 July, discover what you can spot in a summer meadow. Our specialist butterfly volunteer and former nature expert, Matthew Oates, shares eight wonderful things to look out for.

Visitors at the beach at Robin Hood's Bay


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An Adonis blue butterfly


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Close up of woman in white T shirt with rainbow oakleaf logo holding a rainbow oakleaf flag

Pride, LGBTQ+ and the National Trust 

June is Pride month, and 2022 is a special year as it marks the 50th anniversary of the first Pride march in the UK. Discover how we're celebrating and commemorating the importance of the Pride movement.

Large baked quiche with salmon and watercress filling

Tuck into summer recipes 

There's lots of delicious food for you to try this summer. Whether you're looking for easy picnic snacks, treats for a summer feast or something sweet to indulge in, we've got some great recipes for you to enjoy.

The exterior of Quin Cottage, near Port Isaac, Cornwall

Late availability holidays

Thinking of a summer staycation? Find a holiday cottage with late availability and set off on a last-minute getaway.

Blue and white homeware arranged in a crate including hanging throws and scented products

Shop for summer

Refresh your home and wardrobe with our new Shifting Shores collection. Featuring calming coastal colours and natural textures, it’s sure to take you back to long days spent by the sea.