A path winds through the bluebells at Speke Hall in Merseyside

Our cause

Ranger planting new trees

Who are we? 

Meet some of the people that work to help protect and look after special places. We are a charity and your money goes directly towards keeping places special for ever, for everyone.

How we're helping

River Derwent

Riverlands: how we keep our rivers flowing 

Rivers are the lifeblood of our landscapes, but now they’re in trouble – and so is the wildlife that depends on them. We’re determined to reverse this decline with an ambitious restoration project to bring our rivers, streams, brooks and becks flowing back to life.

Girl climbing on a fallen tree on Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour, Dorset

50 things springtime adventures 

Spring is a great time to get outdoors and try some of our top family-friendly 50 things adventures. From racing snails, to bringing up butterflies, there’s a lot to discover at this time of year.

Support our conservation work

Llanfairpwll, Anglesey

Enchanting mansion and gardens, with spectacular views of Snowdonia. A whole day of things to see and do.

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Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

An Italianate Palace in the heart of Suffolk

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Dover, Kent

Magnificent coastal site overlooking the English Channel

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Rangers surveying meadows in Langdale

Save the nation’s meadows 

Sadly, 97 per cent of our meadows have disappeared since the 1930s. Help us restore 1,000 hectares of wildflower meadows and protect species like the large blue butterfly, the turtledove and the great yellow bumblebee before it's too late.

Croft Castle's sustainable woodland provides heat for most of the buildings on the Herefordshire estate

Join us for a green day out 

We're using both traditional methods and modern engineering to reduce the impact we have on the environment. Find out how we're setting up renewable energy systems while preserving precious landscapes and working with BMWi to extend our network of charging points for electric vehicles across the places we care for.