Running

We've got acres of open wide landscapes, breathtaking views and wildlife around every turn. Put your trainers on and go

Running in the grounds of Killerton Estate, Devon

Latest visiting update 

Our gardens, parks, cafés, shops, countryside locations and many houses are open. You no longer need to pre-book at many places. Some still require booking ahead, so please check the property webpage before you travel.​

Visitors running at Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Unforgettable runs at the places we look after 

Running at the places we care for can be an unforgettable experience. Designed by rangers, our trails will take you through ancient woodland, meadows studded with wildflowers and over rugged headland with uninterrupted views of the sea. Discover amazing wildlife and jaw-dropping scenery.

Inspiring places to run

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Why I run

Follow a group of trail runners as they summit the Golden Cap in Dorset. The trail is one of the routes created by National Trust rangers offering long and short trails to give runners of all abilities the chance to get close to wildlife and explore incredible landscapes.

Running

Be part of the pack with RunTogether 

Whether you need motivation to get started, want to push yourself or just explore, RunTogether groups and routes are a great way to reach your goals. We have many groups with trained run leaders already limbering up at National Trust places across England.

Activities at our places

Find more activities to do at the beautiful outdoor places in our care, from running to cycling and more.