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

Mini individual lavender shortbread decorated with white icing and dried lavender
A traditional cream tea with scones, clotted cream and jam

Scone recipes to try at home 

We're probably as well known for our scones, as the places we care for. Have you ever wanted to know how to make them? From traditional recipes to something a little more daring, we've got plenty to choose from.

Visitors rolling out biscuit dough in the National Trust kitchen at Attingham Park

Family-friendly bakes to try at home 

Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into some of our top recipes to try with the kids. Quick, easy and delicious, these cakes, biscuits and savoury snacks will be sure to keep hands busy and tummies happy.

Vegetarian and vegan recipes

National Trust Vegetable Tagine

More vegetarian and vegan recipes 

Whether you're looking for delicious vegetarian or vegan recipes, we have all the inspiration you need. Take a look at our top meat-free and dairy-free recipes.

Discover all our recipes

Lavender shortbread

Combining sweet and buttery shortbread with the floral notes of lavender, this simple shortbread is delicious served with an afternoon cuppa or as a gift to share with family and friends.


Pea, mint and broad bean quiches

Put a refreshing twist on your menu with these mini pea, mint and broad bean quiches.



For a spring twist on the original guacamole, try this refreshing green dip made from peas. Pair with vegetable sticks or bread to a tasty snack.


Victoria sandwich

A great addition to any occasion, the Victoria sandwich is a recipe that every budding baker should master.


Pork sausage rolls

Fancy making your own sausage rolls? Why not give our easy to follow recipe a try for flaky and crispy sausage rolls every time. They're perfect for the whole family.


Rhubarb and stem ginger scones

The delicate balance of rhubarb and stem ginger put a tasty twist on the traditional scone. They're perfect for a cheeky afternoon treat with your favourite cuppa.


Chocolate brownies

Learn how to make these delicious chocolate brownies, as featured in the National Trust Cookbook.


Potato, pepper and courgette curry

This delicious vegetable curry is a healthy alternative to a takeaway. Packed full of flavour, the addition of courgettes gives it a fresh twist making it perfect for summer-time dinners.


White chocolate, rose and raspberry blondie

Inspired by the Mottisfont rose garden, these gooey blondies will be hard to resist with their classic combination of white chocolate and raspberries with a delicate rosewater twist.