Find out more about the diverse archaeological sites we look after, from the Royal Anglo-Saxon burial ground at Sutton Hoo in Suffolk to Levant Mine and Beam Engine, part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
From champagne bottles to deliberately blocked tunnels, learn about some of the discoveries at places in our care and the approaches we're using to protect them for future generations.
Explore archaeological highlights from the National Trust Heritage Records Online and discover more about the antiquities in our care from ancient burials to industrial landscapes.
Discover how hillfort management is helping protect both archaeology and wildlife and learn more about the Iron Age hillforts in our care.
Historical graffiti offers a valuable window into the past. From the symbols carved into castle walls to the etchings of Isaac Newton, discover the meanings behind the graffiti at the places in our care.
We survey all our sites for any signs of archaeological significance, using aerial photography and expert analysis on the ground. Find out more about our work to explore remnants of the past, and why it's so important to us.
Read our policy on metal detecting on National Trust land, including when and where you can do it, and the kind of licence you will need.
The National Trust cares for many unique and historic landscapes across the UK. Learn more about the type of archaeological remains we look after from the Neolithic to the Bronze Age.