National Trust

Adventure time

Make family memories

Into the woods

To find peaceful reflection

Margaret's story

These are the places that make us

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

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Seaham, County Durham

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

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near Saltash, Cornwall

Tudor house with superb collections, garden, quay and estate

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Have-a-go archery

May half term events 

There’s plenty to keep the little ones busy this half term. You can head outdoors and learn bushcraft skills with a ranger, try your hand at archery or get creative at an arts and craft workshop.

Visitors at the 2018 Kite Festival at Downhill Demesne


Enjoy free access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership.

National Trust ranger digging bridleway, Grange in Borrowdale


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

A young boy enjoys messy baking fun

Join in the Great Scone Bake 

Get your friends and family together and raise some dough for the National Trust as your favourite charity, by joining our Great Scone Bake fundraising event on Friday 28 June 2019. Whether you're jam or cream first, bake for what you believe in.

Jumping the waves at Murlough National Nature Reserve. Competition entry from Paul McCartan

Send us your best shots 

Our annual photography competition is now open for entries. This year we're looking for an outstanding image to feature on our 2020 Handbook, on the theme of 'places that make you feel good'. Show us how your visits to a favourite National Trust countryside spot, or newly-discovered garden or historic house, can inspire you and change the way you feel.

Darfar holiday cottage with bikes outside

Half term holiday offers

From cycling trails to seaside adventures, make it a half term to remember with a stay at one of our family-friendly cottages.

Outdoor toys and games for children from the National Trust online shop

Weekend adventures at home

All the toys, games and family fun you need for a weekend of adventure this bank holiday.