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

View of Snowdonia showing the outfall stream of Llyn Llagi on the edge of the Gelli Iago Farm, Snowdonia.
Snowdonia showing the outfall stream of Llyn Llagi National Trust
The storms battering the dunes
South Milton Sands National Trust / Emma Reece

Living with change: Our shifting shores 

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

Sticklebarn and The Langdales
Sticklebarn and The Langdales National Trust Images / Paul Harris

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.

The National Trust omega sign at Ewe Moor, Malham Tarn Estate, North Yorkshire
We've been protecting the peatlands National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Protecting the peatlands at Malham Tarn 

Malham Tarn's peat bogs have been damaged not just by peat-cutting, but also by livestock grazing and the cutting of drainage ditches. The restoration of the bogs will benefit local wildlife as well as returning the area to its natural state.

Stonehenge Landscape
Stonehenge landscape National Trust Images / Chris Lacey

What the historic landscape means to us 

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

The gorse-covered cliff-land at Dinas Oleu, our very first acquisition
Dinas Oleu National Trust Images/Joe Cornish

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.

Track towards Black Down, from Hindhead Common, Surrey
Hindhead Common, Surrey National Trust Images/John Miller

Case study: Returning Hindhead Commons to nature 

Following completion of a new tunnel to bypass a notorious traffic bottle neck in the Surrey village of Hindhead, the old A3 has officially been 'returned to nature'.

" 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


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