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Visitors exploring the garden in autumn at Quarry Bank, Cheshire | © Annapurna Mellor

Gifts in wills

From restoring world-famous art to protecting wildlife habitats, gifts in wills are at the heart of our work. Please consider leaving a legacy to help look after the places you love.

How to leave a gift in your will

Visitors walking in the Walled Garden in autumn at Tatton Park, Cheshire

Leaving a gift in your will 

Gifts in wills are a great way for you to leave a lasting legacy for the places you love. Any gift, no matter how big or small, will help nature recover and ensure our shared history continues to inspire.

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Free will writing 

Find out how we've partnered with a number of legal specialists so supporters can write a will for free, either online, over the phone or face to face.

More information

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Leaving a gift in your will frequently asked questions 

If you're considering leaving us a gift in your will, you may have some questions about the process – find out how to contact our Legacy team and answers to the most commonly asked questions.

Three vsitors walking around the ruins at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, Yorkshire

Contact us to fulfil a legacy gift 

Learn how our Legacy Administration team can help if you’re a solicitor or executor managing a legacy gift left for the National Trust.

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Give back to the places you love

Whether you choose to fundraise, donate or volunteer, there are lots of meaningful ways to help look after the places in our care for future generations.