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03/24/2017 at 08:02. Facebook
Take a peek behind the scenes with one of our Head Gardeners this spring and summer: [ Link ]. Our Garden Experiences give you an opportunity to find out how we care for some of our most iconic gardens, whilst picking up a few helpful hints and tips for your own garden too.
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Listen to an authentic Tudor Mass at The Vyne's 16th-century chapel, the same place where Henry VIII would have heard it almost 500 years ago: [ Link ]. Turn on your sound to hear the audio illusion...
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03/22/2017 at 08:20. Facebook
Want to surprise her on Mother’s Day? Join us this morning as we’re live with chef, Clive from our holiday cottage Tintinhull House, and learn how to make our spring inspired rhubarb and ginger cream…
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03/21/2017 at 08:01. Facebook
Following years of neglect, Quarry Bank’s glasshouses were severely damaged and decayed when we acquired the site back in 2010. Now, the magnificent centre piece of the walled garden has been returned to its former glory thanks to your support and visits, plus the generous aid of the Heritage Lottery Fund, Wolfson Foundation, and many generous donors: [ Link ]

This splendidly...
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03/20/2017 at 07:50. Facebook
The natural environment’s under pressure. Wildlife’s in decline and the quality of our soils and water is often poor.
With the help of our supporters and our partners we can play our part in restoring the countryside and making it healthy, beautiful and rich in wildlife again: [ Link ]
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03/19/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
Sunday Sunset; Brean Down, Somerset.

This view can be found looking out from Brean Down’s natural pier, complete with its own Victorian fort. On the cliffs you can often spot feral goats happily munching away – so every time you build a sand castle or paddle in the sea, you’re not only helping us care for this landscape, but the greedy goats who call it home too.
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03/19/2017 at 08:04. Facebook
Everyone needs a place to escape to.

Elspeth and her family have been coming to Rhossili beach and the Gower peninsula for as long as they can remember. Her support and yours helps our rangers to protect the rare birds, insects and plants; from choughs to yellow whitlow grass – that make places like this special to us all.

This is Elspeth’s story. What’s yours?
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03/18/2017 at 08:01. Facebook
The return of a lavishly carved and decorated 18th-century state bed to National Trust Kedleston Hall in Derbyshire marks the final stage of an exciting 30 year restoration journey: [ Link ]

Countless skilled carvers, gilders, painters and conservators have worked tirelessly to restore and revive 11 rooms on the state floor of the historic Hall, designed by Neoclassical architect...
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03/17/2017 at 08:02. Facebook
Happy St Patrick’s Day! Dramatic sea views to Gothic architecture – to celebrate here are some of our favourite photos you’ve recently shared of the places we care for in Northern Ireland.
We're live from The Caravan - 'London's most bohemian rendezvous'. This recreation of the queer friendly members club of 1934 forms part of our Prejudice and Pride season, exploring and celebrating themes of gender and sexuality in 2017 as part of the nation’s commemoration to mark 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality.
Step out of your front door to find bluebell woods, new-born lambs or a coastal sunset, with our holiday cottages for a spring getaway: [ Link ]

Relax knowing that every time you book a stay at one of our holiday cottages, you’re directly helping towards the upkeep of the places and landscapes around them.
We’re opening the doors to a brand new state of the art conservation studio at Knole - National Trust: [ Link ]

The new conservation studio is part of a £19.8 million building, conservation and restoration project – the largest in the Trust’s history – to rescue Knole from centuries of decay, to upgrade, repair and re-present its grandest rooms and open domestic spaces that have...
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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, how will you be saying thank you?

From an afternoon tea treat to a weekend getaway, we’ve so many ways you can celebrate this special day together: [ Link ] You’ll also find all sorts of gifts to surprise her with in our online shop; so whether she’s a green-fingered gardener or a budding baker, you’re bound to be inspired by our new...
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A Monday morning moment of peace at Hambledon Hill, Dorset.
Every time you visit one of places we look after you're directly helping us to care for them for ever, for everyone. Thank you.
Sunday sunset: Wicken Fen Nature Reserve, Cambridgeshire.
Unique landscapes like this, the oldest nature reserve in our care, are looked after thanks to your support.
These fawns certainly stand out from the crowd!
You’ll find all four colours of fallow deer at Dunham Massey National Trust – Common (brown), Menil (cream, with markings), Black and White. This year, two white fawns – a male and a female – have joined the herd. As they reach adulthood, they'll lose their ginger tones and gradually turn white. This rarer white colouring comes from a recessive...
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What could be better after a long walk than a well-deserved cup of tea?
In celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight, why not join us at one of our tea-rooms or cafés this weekend: [ Link ] Every cuppa or tasty treat you buy helps us continue to look after the places in our care for everyone to enjoy.
Your eyes do not deceive you – these new born lambs really are wearing hi-vis rain jackets.
There have already been signs of spring on the ErddigNT estate in Wrexham and these life-saving biodegradable macs provide a helping hand for those lambs born a little earlier in the year.
The red squirrels of Glenmona House have discovered that lunchtime is the perfect time to make a visit to the rangers' office thanks to some tasty treats provided by Area Ranger, Kevin.
Your support enables our rangers to continue protecting and caring for the natural habitats of these animals.
It’s International Women’s Day! We’re celebrating the inspiring women connected to our places - from Beatrix Potter to Agatha Christie, discover how the nation's sheroes are linked to our rich heritage.

Your visits directly help us care for irreplaceable landscapes, places and wildlife, for future generations to come. Thank you.