We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Here are some of our favourites

Hot cross buns recipe
Salted caramel mousse

Tempting treats 

Why not say thank you to Mum by cooking a Mother’s Day treat? This indulgent salted caramel mousse, is easy to make and sure to impress.

Try something new this season

Simnel scones
Cakes and bakes

Simnel cake scones 

Originally made for Easter Sunday, simnel cakes have been made since at least medieval times - why not try Ickworth's scone version?

Our exclusive recipe for Nadiya's gingerbread butterfly biscuits

Recipes round-up 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. Take a look through all of our recipes for some culinary inspiration.

Family favourites

Children help a costumed interpreter to mix dough in the kitchen


We love sustainably produced, local and seasonal food because it's better for the special places we look after, better for the environment, with low food-miles and tastes better too.

Beer bottles on shelf

Farm shops 

Pick up fresh, tasty local produce from one of our farm shops, run independently by our tenant farmers.

A selection of chocolate treats and Easter decorations from the National Trust.

Easter gifts 

Whether you're looking for eggs and sweet treats, gifts that last a little longer, or decorations for the home, our Easter shop has something for everyone.

National Trust Cookbook

From classics like Steak and Ale pie, to newer favourites like Vegetable Tagine, our cookbook is packed with over 100 tried and tested recipes from our cafés.