About us

Find out more about who we are, what we champion and why

View of Charlecote house and river across parkland in late spring early summer
Sunset on the beach at Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, East Sussex

About the National Trust today 

We’re carrying on the ambition set out by our founders to care for nature, beauty and history. Here’s a reminder of what we’re here for and how the values of our founders are still at the heart of everything we do.

Tapestry conservation at Rufford Old Hall with conservation staff up a ladder and museum vacuum

The people behind our places 

Our roles are as diverse as the people we employ, and we work together so everyone can enjoy the places our country has to offer.

Director-General Hilary McGrady and visitors at Croome Court, Worcestershire

Who's who in the National Trust 

A number of remarkable people contribute to the running and governance of the National Trust day to day.

A family flying kites by the South Foreland Lighthouse in Kent

The benefits of working with us

We work with a select range of corporate partners that help us ensure our nation’s special places are cared for and protected. All our partnerships help us play our part in supporting an environment under pressure for the benefit of everybody.

Rhossili Bay, Wales

Our fundraising promise 

Your ongoing support and generosity helps to protect the UK's best-loved places, and ensure they remain special for everyone to enjoy. That's why we're a part of the Fundraising Regulator's self-regulatory scheme, and why, when you make a donation to us you can be confident that our fundraising is legal, open, honest and respectful.