Sheep grazing on the slopes of Dunstable Downs

Our cause

Greylag geese on Orford Ness

Our plan to restore nature at our places 

Find out more about our ambitious plans to restore nature at our places, creating 25,000 hectares of new wildlife habitats by 2025.

Wicken Fen - Lapwing close up

Where have all the lapwings gone? 

Our wildlife and the lives of future generations are at risk unless we change the way we farm our land. Peter Nixon, our director of land, landscape and nature, explains why.

A view along the river Skell towards the ruins of Fountains Abbey

Our 10-year plan 

We're committed to protecting our cultural heritage and our 10-year strategy outlines how we plan to invest in the nation's heritage, safeguarding the special places in our care.

" The need of quiet, the need of air, the need of exercise, and, I believe, the sight of sky and of things growing, seem human needs, common to all..."
- Octavia Hill, National Trust founder, 1888

What we're doing

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

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