Outdoors

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

Two walkers pause on the cliff top looking out towards the sun and sea at Blast Beach on the Durham Coast
You've helped us open more than 135 gardens and parklands

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

You'll find lots of places open now - over 40 houses, 135 gardens and parks, and hundreds of coastal and countryside sites. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

What will you find on your adventure?

Family activities for outdoor adventures 

We've got lots of fun activities to try on your next family adventure. Discover wildlife at the places in our care using our handy spotter guides or have a go at activities inspired by the colours and sounds of nature.

Stunning sky and the light on the fells at Thorneythwaite

Hill and mountain walks 

If you want to discover great hills and mountain walks, then our selection is a good place to start. Watch the video with wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly as she discovers the vital conservation work taking place at these locations.

Walkers stopping for a photograph above Hollow Stones on Scafell Pike in Wasdale, Cumbria

Seven ways to recharge yourself outdoors as a member 

The outdoors is out there waiting for you, full of rugged mountains, quiet lakes, rolling countryside and calming coastline. Here are seven reasons why joining the National Trust and heading outside to stunning new places could refresh your body and mind.

Barbeques and campfires are a significant fire risk

Our policy on BBQs 

Due to a high risk of wildfires at the moment, we're asking you to please not bring a barbecue or light a campfire when you visit the coast and countryside. To help protect wildlife, please also take any litter home with you.

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