Walking

Ancient woods, dramatic clifftops, wild parklands, trails and landscaped gardens. You're spoilt for choice when it comes to finding a walk at our places

Visitor walking their dog at Hindhead Commons and the Devils Punch Bowl, Surrey

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 walking along the family trail at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors, Derbyshire

Top family walks 

Stroll along a winding pathway across historic landscapes, wander in the shade alongside a river or dart between woodland trees. There are many places for you to visit so you won't be stuck on where to go on a family walk this summer.

Find your walk

There are hundreds of walks across the country to enjoy. Explore the map and find one near you.

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Visitors enjoying an autumnal hike with the dog on the estate at Wallington, Northumberland

Help plant more trees 

Nature needs our help, so start warming up and move for trees this autumn. Challenge yourself to complete 50km of activity during October, and raise money to help plant more trees. However you go the distance, every £5 you raise will plant a sapling, and bring us one tree closer to a greener future.

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Get a discount on your outdoor kit 

Don’t forget National Trust supporters receive 15% discount at Cotswold Outdoor, in store and online. Full T&Cs apply.

Want to make sure you have the right kit? Visit Cotswold Outdoor
Visitor exploring the parkland using a mobility scooter known as a 'tramper', accompanied by her assistance dog at Croome, Worcestershire

Our top accessible walks 

We want everyone to be able to enjoy the countryside so here’s our pick of accessible trails along well-maintained paths and easy terrain, perfect for push chairs, wheelchairs and mobility aids.

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Give back to nature 

More than ever before, nature has been our source of comfort during difficult times. But climate change is accelerating the decline of these green spaces. Nature gives us so much, donate today and help us protect these precious places and the wildlife that live there.

Safeguarding nature

Find out how we're helping to look after natural habitats and native species