Need some inspiration? We've picked our favourite picnic recipes to add some excitement to your alfresco lunches that are sure to please your friends and family.
A fresh and vibrant salad for the summer, ideal when using home-grown tomatoes - especially heritage varieties.
This smoked mackerel rillette sandwich is the perfect light bite at any time of the day.
Combining crunchy seasonal vegetables, chick peas and succulent salmon, a superfood containing omega-3, this texture rich salad is packed with goodness.
A lovely light salad, served with citrus mayonnaise for a zingy, summer taste.
Learn how to cook this light and minty pasta dish, with cheese and citrus. This recipe has been developed in collaboration with our Food Ambassador, Claire Thomson.
An ideal recipe to use your vegetables, as an accompaniment with the roast honey chicken.
Try this new twist on our classic bake. It's perfect for a picnic with friends and family.
This deliciously light and fruity traybake is the perfect addition to any picnic.
Learn how to make these delicious chocolate brownies, as featured in the National Trust Cookbook.
Enjoy a summer walk through the countryside, coast, parkland and gardens we look after. We’ve chosen some of our favourite trails full of flowers, wildlife and wonderful views.
With vibrant displays of flowers and long, warm days, summer is the perfect time to get outside and explore some beautiful gardens. Why not pay a visit to blooming gardens near you, and pick up some tips to use at home?
We love food, and we've got some great recipes to prove it. We've put together some of our favourites taking you step-by-step through the process of cooking up some delicious treats.