National Trust

Seasonal show

Spot the signs of spring

Stretch your legs

Escape into the great outdoors

Get gardening

Be inspired by our gardens and gardeners

Chirk, Wrexham

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Seaham, County Durham

County Durham's coastline has emerged from a polluted industrial past to become a haven for wildlife

near Saltash, Cornwall

An atmospheric Tudor house with Medieval roots, a working mill on an historic quay, a glorious garden with valley views and an expansive estate to explore.

Visiting and booking information 

Find out what's open, which places need booking and what to expect from your visit.

A family in the gardens at Mottisfont, Hampshire in spring

Explore for free with your National Lottery ticket 

National Lottery players help us to protect special places across the UK. As a thank you, we're offering free entry to the places in our care between 19 and 27 March. All you need is a lottery ticket or scratch card for each adult in your group.

Visitors taking a group selfie at Lyme Park, Cheshire

Join

Enjoy access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership. Join today and help protect nature, beauty and history — for everyone, for ever.

Apple blossom and a honey bee in the fruit orchard at Cotehele, Cornwall

Donate

Everyone needs nature, now more than ever. Donate today and you could help people and nature to thrive at the places we care for.

Visitors with child on a spring walk at Shugborough Estate with daffodils in the foreground, Staffordshire

Take part in Free Wills Month 

March is Free Wills Month, which means if you're 55 or over you can make or update your will for free in select locations across the UK. Find out how to get started and why gifts in wills are so important to the work we do protecting the places you love.

Bakewell slice at Packwood

Tuck into spring 

We love food and we've got some great recipes to prove it. We've got our favourite family bakes if the weather keeps you indoors, or take a look at some of our other tasty recipes that are perfect for when the sun is shining.

The conservatory at Rothley Lakehouse, Northumberland

Plan a spring holiday

This spring, laugh around the breakfast table that overlooks the beach, play games in the garden of your medieval castle, or take woodland strolls straight from the front door.

Selection of gifts including garden accessories, homeware and fashion

Treat her to something special

This Mother's Day, give her a gift she'll love. From gardening tools to accessories and homeware, we've got the perfect present all wrapped up.

A group of people sit around tables, facing the camera, voting by raising their hands

Join the National Trust Council 

Applications for election to the National Trust Council are now open, and we're looking for inspiring people to put themselves forward. Have your say in important issues and future plans for the Trust and make a real difference. Discover more about the application process today.