National Trust

Seeing the wood for the trees

Nurturing over 61,776 acres of woodland

Hands on

Looking after your heritage for the future

Park life

Caring for 176 parks and gardens

Places we recommend

Wild ponies grazing, Snowdonia

12 wild places to get away from it all 

There are still areas of wilderness to be found, where you can really get away from it all. Here are some of our favourite wild places to get out and enjoy.

Blackberries

Hunt for blackberries on an autumn walk 

September is a prime time to pick these juicy fruits from hedgerows. Arm the kids with baskets and it won’t be long until everyone’s fingers and lips are dyed purple.

Thank you

We couldn't do it without you

Thanks to you we're able to protect miles of coast and countryside for ever, for everyone

A family in the kitchen garden at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Join

Explore over 500 special places with National Trust membership. Your support helps us to protect and maintain the places you love – forever, for everyone.

A walker enjoys the view from Castle Crag in the Lake District

Donate

It’s only with your support that we can look after the places that make our world a bit more special.

The south front of Chartwell, the home of Sir Winston Churchill between 1922 and 1964, Kent

Help secure Churchill's belongings 

It’s 50 years since Churchill’s home, Chartwell, opened to the public. Please support this anniversary appeal and help us keep an irreplaceable collection at Chartwell where it belongs.

Combe Park Lodge

Holiday cottages

This half term, keep your adventurers busy by exploring somewhere new. Book a holiday now and save 15 per cent on selected cottages.

Gardening products in our shop

Plan and plant

Start thinking about spring; pick your colours for 2017, sow your seeds and plant spring bulbs ready for the new year.