A submerged mansion discovered in the depths off the Norfolk Coast will offer visitors an experience like no other when it opens in 2018. Continue reading
Celebrating the best in outdoors, nature and travel writing from Great Britain, the longlist for the 2015 Wainwright Prize (for books published in 2014), run in association with the National Trust and sponsored by Thwaites Brewery, has been announced.
The 12 books in the running will be judged on how well they reflect fellwalker and guidebook writer Alfred Wainwright’s core values of Great British writing and culture while celebrating the great outdoors.
Last year, author Hugh Thomson scooped the £5000 prize for his book The Green Road into the Trees: A Walk through England.
Eight major gardens are to spearhead a new partnership between the National Trust, a conservation charity, and the Historic and Botanic Garden Trainee (HBGTP) Programme, run by English Heritage, resulting in a closer working relationship between the three organisations in delivering UK heritage gardening skills training. Continue reading
Adapted for the BBC from the award-winning novels by Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies chart the meteoric rise of Thomas Cromwell in the Tudor court, from his lowly start as a blacksmith’s son to Henry VIII’s closest advisor.
Filming for the six-part drama took place entirely on location in the UK this summer, with six National Trust places in the South West taking centre stage.
A new way to overcome the challenges of building renewables on significant and extreme weather-prone places has been successfully trialled by the National Trust.
The conservation charity has switched on a hydro turbine at Hafod y Porth in Snowdonia. The scheme is uniquely the Trust’s first hydro turbine to be pre-fabricated off site before being transferred and assembled on location.