Land & landscape

We look after 250,000 hectares of countryside and more than 775 miles of coastline, keeping them accessible for future generations

Visitors walking in the Shropshire Hills
View of White Cliffs of Dover

Urgent White Cliffs appeal 

The White Cliffs appeal to help us secure the 700,000 square metres of land behind the clifftop has now reached its deadline. We’ve been overwhelmed by your support and generosity since we launched it three weeks ago. Donations are being processed and the total will be checked and finalised over the coming days.

A view of Great Gable from Lingmell Summit in Wasdale Cumbria

Looking after the Lake District 

We've been looking after special places in the Lake District for the past 120 years. Learn how we're playing our part in looking after this changing landscape for nature, for society, for now and for the future.

Dan Jones and his sheepdogs on the Great Orme

Wildlife and farming on the Great Orme 

We're working with farmer Dan Jones and his flock of sheep to look after rare wildlife at Parc Farm on the Great Orme.

Ranger with a pick-axe working on footpath repairs, South Ridge of Snowdon in the background.

Snowdonia's fragile natural wonders need our support 

Snowdonia's rangers are constantly working to maintain the pathways, now, after completing their most extensive review of the landscape to date, they urgently need your help to get repairs underway on two and a half miles of the path network.

Dee Gathorne-Hardy, our area ranger at Ickworth, Suffolk

Inspired by trees at Ickworth 

Dee Gathorne-Hardy's love of trees began in the tropical climes of Malaysia. Today he works with other rangers and volunteers managing the woodland in the grounds of this 18th century mansion. They use woodchip to power the estate's biomass boiler.

A view of flooded fields from Glastonbury Tor, Somerset

Living with change - managing water and flooding 

We examine the ways climate change has impacted on the north coast of Somerset, and how we're responding.

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The gorse-covered cliff-land at Dinas Oleu, our very first acquisition

Uncover the history of our places 

This mapping tool allows you to see our places as they came into our care, find the ones closest to you and learn about their histories.

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