Read the latest National Trust news stories and learn about our position on the national and global issues that affect our work.
For nearly 200 years, the iconic Sycamore Gap tree was an unmistakable landmark at Hadrian's Wall and Housesteads Fort. We were shocked and saddened when it was felled on 27 September, and we've now moved the tree to a safe location. We're inviting you to send us your memories of the tree and to support our tree-planting work in the Northumberland area.
Climate change is the greatest threat to the coastline, countryside and historic buildings in our care. Our new report, A Climate for Change: Adaptation and the National Trust, reveals how we’re tackling its causes and effects and identifying future hazards. From protecting and planting trees to nature-friendly farming, helping people, heritage and nature adapt to a changing climate is at the heart of everything we do.