The National Trust
01/20/2017 at 08:01. Facebook
This week, we’re celebrating each and every one of you who’s braved the elements so far this January. Winter walkers, this one’s for you!

Sleet, snow and rain showers certainly haven’t slowed you down, and with every walk, you’re helping us to protect these special places, for ever, for everyone. Thank you.
The National Trust
yesterday at 08:01. Facebook
Our rangers have counted 2,366 seal pups born on Blakeney Point since November 2016, making it home to England’s largest colony of grey seals: [ Link ]

It’s thanks to your support that we can continue this work and protect the natural habitats of these animals.
The National Trust
01/18/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
It can be hard waking up on a Wednesday…

This little fellow was discovered enjoying a nap by one of our rangers at Ightham Mote during one of their regular dormouse nest box checks. Your support helps us to continue protecting these special animals and their habitats. Thank you.
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01/17/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Struggling to keep your New Year’s resolution? Swap the view of the treadmill for a view like this: [ Link ]
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01/16/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
Forget Blue Monday with a golden sunrise at Avebury. It's with your support and visits that we're able to care for this world-famous stone circle at the heart of a prehistoric landscape, thank you.
The National Trust
01/15/2017 at 08:33. Facebook
Sunday morning chandelier cleaning, live from Attingham Park in Shropshire.
The National Trust
01/14/2017 at 08:04. Facebook
When it comes to sensational views, treadmills can’t compete with our running trails: [ Link ]

We protect acres of wide open spaces waiting to be enjoyed on one of our running events with a difference. With our Trust10 trail runs, Night Run events, and top tips to help you along the way from our friends at Cotswold Outdoor, explore the places we look after in a whole new way in 2017.
The National Trust
01/13/2017 at 12:47. Facebook
We’ve got an ambition to help build a bright future for hill farming, nature and heritage. Promoting the preservation of landscapes and nature was central to Octavia Hill’s vision for the National Trust in 1895, so the echoes to our founding charitable purpose couldn’t be stronger. Read more about our plans to support the farming community at [ Link ]
The iconic ‘Robin Hood’ tree at Sycamore Gap stands with pride all year round, whatever the weather may throw at it: [ Link ]

Your visits allow us to continue to care for these unique places for ever, for everyone. Thank you.
Frosty mornings and crisp afternoons, winter is the perfect time to blow away the cobwebs and explore our spectacular gardens: [ Link ]

Your visits to these special places allow us to continue caring for them all year round.
We care for over 250,000 hectares of countryside thanks to our visitors, members, donors, volunteers and staff.

Where's your place to escape it all...?
Big adventures for little legs…our top tips and picks for a great day out as a family: [ Link ]

When you visit our special places you directly help us in looking after them for future generations.
Calling all book-lovers! This March, we invite you to join us for not one, but two jam-packed Children’s Book Festival weekends at Knole in Kent, and Wray Castle in Cumbria. With talks from much-loved illustrators and authors, including the Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler and Lauren Child (creator of Charlie and Lola), there’ll be plenty to keep you and your family busy. Book here: [...
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How’s your New Year’s resolution going? We have five that you're guaranteed to keep when holidaying with us, whether you're staying in a cottage, campsite or mini-castle: [ Link ]

Every time you stay in one of these unique locations you also help us to look after and protect our wide range of special places, from coastlines to castles.
Last year, we were able to protect an array of creatures and their habitats, from the seal pups of Blakeney Point to the dormice at Cotehele.

None of this would have been possible without your support. Thank you.
The photos you share with us when visiting our places mean a lot to us. Today we're pleased to reveal the winning entries in this year's competition to be featured in the 2017 Handbook...Congratulations to all of the talented winners and do keep sharing your snaps with us!
Searching for a winter walk with a twist?

We look after 35 pubs, all of which can be discovered on one of our many walking trails. After tackling wind, rain and a no doubt a fair few puddles this January, it’s time to put your feet up by the fire and reward yourself for your efforts with some delicious food and drink: [ Link ]
Happy Birthday Sir Isaac Newton! Born in Woolsthorpe Manor on this day in 1643, Newton made many of his most important discoveries about light and gravity here. Today, thanks to your support and visits, it’s still possible to find the famous apple tree that inspired his thoughts on gravity.
A new seal mum was taking no chances when she sniffed out a camera on Norfolk’s Blakeney Point!

The grey seal cow was filmed nursing her pup, one of 2,242 to have been born at Blakeney Point this year. Our rangers and volunteers spend two months at the end of each year counting seal pups on the north Norfolk coast, and you could catch a glimpse of them too on a visit to this special place: [...
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Explore intricate details in the historical kitchens of National Trust - Charlecote Park - in gingerbread! This fantastical creation was made by volunteer, Jana Eastwod…