Our work across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

As a charity, we really value your continued support. By being a member, paying visitor, volunteer or by donating, you enable our conservation work across the Midlands - including places in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Here's what your support is helping us achieve near you.

Chris Margrave Head Gardener

Meet the gardener at Clumber Park 

We caught up with our Head Gardener Chris Margrave to find out what's happening in the Walled Kitchen Garden this month and what you need to be doing in your gardens for the season ahead.

There's been some great progress on the tree nursery at Longshaw

We're growing new trees for the uplands at Longshaw 

We're building a tree nursery at Longshaw in the uplands of the Peak District to restore wood pasture for wildlife to thrive.

The House Steward continues work on the collection

We've been caring for Mr Straw's House and its unique collection for 25 years 

Looking after Mr Straw's House is no small undertaking with over 30,000 items to care for. Learn a little more about the work we undertake, past projects and even how you can help us with our conservation work.

New rush mattingn being laid in the Hight Great Chamber, Hardwick

Unravelling Hardwick's rush matting 

The floors of much of Hardwick Hall are covered in specially made natural covering which has a story in its own right.

Clumber Park bridge

We've started a 10 year conservation project at Clumber Park  

Clumber Park is a special and important place, one of just a handful of Grade 1 registered parks in the country and enjoyed by many people. In fact it is one of the top five most visited National Trust places in the country.