National Trust

Touching the past

Connecting with history

Landscapes to love

Looking after World Heritage Sites

Designer landscapes

Helping historic gardens live into the future

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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Carmen Vida in the Conservation Studio at Knole

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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.

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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.

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

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