A Ranger at Penrose working in the woodlands

Our cause

An owl in Great Wood, Keswick, Derwentwater, Cumbria

Protecting our heritage 

The nation’s heritage and the natural environment are under threat. Find out how we aim to combat issues such as climate change and safeguard our island for future generations.

A conservator helps to restore Crown Bar in Belfast

Conservation in action at Crown Bar 

Visitors can enjoy a drink whilst they experience conservation in action as conservator Claire Magill restores our high-Victorian gin house, Crown Bar.

Fraser Williamson

A day in the life of a ranger 

Step in the shoes of one of our outdoor rangers to find out what they really do all day – it’s not all bush cutting.

What we're doing
Girl with a frog in her hand

Connecting children with nature 

We're working to help a new generation of children discover the outdoors.

A walker enjoys the view from Castle Crag in the Lake District


It’s only with your support that we can look after the places that make our world a bit more special.