Shepherding the sheep down the mountain, Snowdonia

Our cause

We believe in...

Volunteers repairing a dry stone wall in the Usk Valley

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

Trevor shares his bird watching skills at Felbrigg Estate, Norfolk

Connecting with special places 

Whether it's a place to meet friends and family, get in touch with nature or even bring back memories from the past, special places help bring people together. Hear from other supporters as they share their connection with places close to their hearts.

Artist impression of what Seaton Delavall Hall will look like when recreated

Donate to our Bring Stories to Life appeal 

Three very special places need your support in 2018. Will you help with donations to transform and revitalise Sutton Hoo, Seaton Delaval Hall and Stowe Gardens? With your support we can bring their stories to life and help visitors experience their true spirit and heritage.

Alan in the gardens at Mount Stewart

Secrets of the National Trust 

Channel 5’s Secrets of the National Trust with Alan Titchmarsh is now on air. Join us for a behind-the-scenes look at some of Britain’s most intriguing historic homes and gardens. Tune in to discover the stories behind your favourite places.