We value our landscape and as one of the UK’s largest landowners, aim to protect it for us all to enjoy

Hadrian's Wall Northumberland
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.

The storms battering the dunes

Living with change: Our shifting shores 

We're tackling the threats of a changing coastline to safeguard the coastline you love.

Visitors walking in Stonehenge Landscape

Position statement on route options for the A303 

Historic England, English Heritage and National Trust have produced a position statement regarding Highways England's public consultation on route options for the A303 road improvement scheme in the Stonehenge World Heritage Site (WHS).

Aerial image of the Shugborough Estate

Assessing the environmental impacts of HS2 

We're continuing to monitor the impact that HS2 will have around the special places within our care. Our response to the latest consultation from HS2 Ltd urges them to further consider the historic natural environment.

" We have to make tough decisions and break new ground to make our land fit for the future, but we're ready for the challenge."
- Keith Jones, environmental practices adviser for Wales
Sticklebarn and The Langdales

Land use and planning 

We get involved in the planning system to help protect our land and to ensure all land is used for the greatest long-term benefit.

Stonehenge Landscape

What the historic landscape means to us 

With the help of archaeology, we're uncovering the stories of our historic landscapes.

Screenshot of our land map tool, showing the outskirts of bristol

Follow the history of our places with Land Map 

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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