Outdoors

Get closer to nature and explore hundreds of outdoor places. We've got miles of coastline, hillsides and woodland waiting to be discovered

Visitors at Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire
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Runners out on a jog at a National Trust estate

Trust10 trail runs 

Trust10 is our free monthly trail run event at a selection of our places across the country in amazing landscapes. With multi-terrain runs from 2k to 10k, this is your chance to try a challenge, train or be inspired by the great outdoors.

Outdoor places we recommend

Cumbria

Valleys of many delights

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Bishop's Stortford, Essex

Ancient royal hunting forest

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near Malborough, Devon

A coastline of dramatic cliffs, open farmland and hidden sandy coves

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Blickling Estate, Norfolk by Vanessa Tarling (2019 shortlist)

Send us your best shots 

Our annual photography competition is now open for entries. This year we're looking for an outstanding image to feature on our 2020 Handbook, on the theme of 'places that make you feel good'. Show us how your visits to a favourite National Trust countryside spot, or newly-discovered garden or historic house, can inspire you and change the way you feel.

Walker sits at Surprise View, Borrowdale

Seven ways to recharge yourself outdoors as a member 

Cycling, running, climbing, walking with wildlife... being a member gives you the freedom to enjoy all your favourite fresh air adventures at amazing places, all year round.

Five top tips for camping success

Five top tips for camping success on holiday 

Want your camping trip to be a success? Here are our five top tips, including what to take and advice for first time campers.

A dog enjoys the bluebells at Penrose

Dog-walkers 

Many of our places are as mad about dogs as you are. Find out more about bringing your dog along with you.

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Activities in your area

Find your favourite activity or sport to enjoy in the great outdoors