National Trust

Looking after nature

Helping wildlife and habitats at Sherborne and beyond

Running wild

Get outdoors and let off steam

Remarkable collections

Surprises around every corner

near Exeter, Devon

Nothing is normal. Dramatic castle overlooking the Teign Gorge, undergoing a conservation project to make it watertight.

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near Wareham, Dorset

The rural retreat of T. E. Lawrence

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Cheddar, Somerset

Discover the heights of Somerset's famous Cheddar Gorge

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Out and about on the half term trail

October half-term events 

The whole family can get closer to nature this October half-term by joining in with 50 Things to do before you’re 11 ¾ challenges and other outdoor activities at places we look after, from den building and fun trails to archery and wild art.

Autumnwatch presenters with rangers at Sherborne Park

It's time for Autumnwatch 

This week BBC Autumnwatch is being broadcast from Lodge Park and Sherborne Estate. Find out what's in the spotlight and see how our rangers are dedicated to improving habitats for wildlife.

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

Walking through autumn woods


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

Roisin Black in water at Malham Tarn estate


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

View over the Brecon Beacons

Annual General Meeting results 

This year's AGM for members has been held at the STEAM Museum in Swindon. Find out how members voted on the resolutions and see who’s been elected to the Council.

A family walk through Cragside in autumn

October breaks

Enjoy the freedom to escape at a moment’s notice, or within a few short weeks, and save 15 per cent on selected characterful holiday cottages.

The Winter Twilight retail collection

Our new winter range

Our Winter Twilight collection is inspired by the winter mist creeping over the hills and open spaces at Rodborough Common, Gloucestershire.