National Trust

Step this way

Looking after magical places

Wildlife havens

Giving habitats a helping hand

Big things count

Celebrating our five million members

Nr Bristol, Somerset

Rolling countryside with small fields and woodlands divided by hedges and sunken lanes


The south coast of Penwith vividly expresses the changes in man’s use of the land over time. From towering cliffs keeping watch over the western approaches, to gentle, lush valley slopes, and sun kissed beaches – all is here.

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near Exeter, Devon

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

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Lady in a red coat taking a photo of the autumn colour

Our top autumn colour walks 

Now is the perfect time for a walk as the great outdoors is transformed by the glorious golds, reds and greens of autumn. Here are some of our most colourful walks to inspire you this autumn.

Giants Causeway, County Antrim, NI

Five million members 

For the first time in our history, five million of you are members of the National Trust. Your visits and support have meant more money than ever has been poured back into looking after the 500 places we care for on behalf of the nation.

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 

The next members' Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 21 October 2017 at the STEAM Museum in Swindon. Find out more about the event and how to vote online.

The exterior of West Gate Lodge, Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire

September breaks

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

Glassblower Stewart Hearn works on his collection for the National Trust

Supporting British makers

Discover how we’re working with artisans to support heritage craft skills.