Wildlife

Our places provide homes for lots of different types of wildlife. We're working to ensure that these special places and their residents stay protected

 Red squirrel in a tree
Beaver kit and mother at the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

First baby beaver born on Exmoor for 400 years 

The pair of beavers we released at the Holnicote Estate in Somerset have had their first baby beaver, which was caught on camera at night swimming with its mother. Find out how these shy creatures are helping us tackle the effects of climate change and create a wetland full of wildlife.

The deer in Knole Park

Wildlife walks this autumn

We've chosen some of our favourite walking routes for spotting autumn wildlife in landscapes ranging from woods and parkland to coast and estuaries.

Find a place in nature

Aylsham, Norfolk

One day is never enough. Discover a complete Norfolk estate with something for everyone.

Partially open today
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Plympton, Devon

A wooded valley opening up to the moors of Dartmoor with a rich and varied industrious past

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Ely, Cambridgeshire

The National Trust's oldest nature reserve, and England's most famous fen

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Red squirrel with a nut

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