South Foreland Lighthouse seen across a field

Our cause

You've helped us open more than 125 gardens and parklands

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

We’ve opened more than 130 gardens and parks in England, Wales and Northern Ireland through advanced booking. Tickets are released on Friday for the following week. More than 200 coast and countryside car parks are open across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Read this article to find out what's open and what to expect from your visit. ​

National Trust Ranger, Mark Hipkin, inspecting the sunflowers at The Vile

Who we are and what we stand for

We protect and care for places so people and nature can thrive. We look after the nation's coastline, historic sites, countryside and green spaces, ensuring everyone benefits. With our staff, members, volunteers and supporters, we’re the biggest conservation charity in Europe. Everyone can get involved, everyone can make a difference.

" As a charity we appreciate your support now more than ever in these difficult times. Over the past few months it’s become clear just how much we all need fresh air, open space and beauty. Your donation today will help look after all our special places for everyone, for ever."
- Lydia Lee, National Trust Fundraising Director
Vision for the northern gateway area of Manchester - Collyhurst Park

New research shows the need for urban green space 

A report we've commissioned has shown that the huge surge in people’s use of green spaces during coronavirus reveals an inequality of access to nature in many neighbourhoods, towns and cities.

Sunflowers at Rhosili and South Gower Coast, Wales

We need your support 

Our natural world and places of historic beauty are at serious risk. Give today and together, we can help nature recover, bring people closer to it, and ensure our shared history continues to inspire us all. Thank you for your continued support.

How we're helping

Caring for special places