Houses & buildings

With more than 300 historic buildings in our care, from the grand and imposing to the small and quirky, you're spoilt for choice when planning a visit

Scotney Castle, Kent
Conservation team members performing conservation work in front of visitors as part of conservation in action

Go behind the scenes at our places 

Ever wondered what happens when our visitors leave for the day? Now you can go behind the scenes and watch our conservation experts at work, have a go yourself and even visit exhibitions of previously unseen objects.

Thomas Legh, romantic Regency hero

Our greatest love stories 

Who doesn't love a good love story? We've chosen some of our favourite places with stories of love and romance linked to them.

Alan Titchmarsh cooking in the kitchen at Attingham

Secrets of the National Trust revealed in new Channel 5 TV series 

Go behind the scenes at our places with a new Channel 5 series starting on Tuesday 7 February at 9pm hosted by Alan Titchmarsh.

Discover our places

Bringing history alive

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