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National Trust iPhone Application

Want to know the nearest National Trust property to wherever you are in the country? There’s now an iPhone app for that… and its free! The goal of the National Trust iPhone application, according to the Trust’s head of Digital media, Phillip Ludgate, is to not only make the National Trust properties available to a larger audience, but to bring new people into the Trust itself. The application, developed using the information from the National […]

Vanishing of the Bees

Of course many of the lovely floral expanses across the UK are kept that way by the ever buzzing bees that pollinate them. Further, these same bees are responsible for helping up to one third of the trees and plants thrive that are responsible for putting food on our own plates. In a devastatingly harsh winter from 2008 until 2009, many of the homes of these insects were destroyed. That has left the UK with […]

Save Abbey Road Studios

Following widespread reports that music group EMI plans to sell the famous recording studios, music fans are campaigning for Abbey Road to be saved. As many know, Abbey Road Studios is the place where the Beatles recorded their albums and now, after it was discussed on Chris Evans’ BBC Radio 2 show, the National Trust has been put forward as the front runner to take on the world famous Abbey Road Studios. A National Trust […]

Find Us On Facebook

Our Twitter following has increased significantly over the last two weeks, especially with the introduction of our competition to win an annual membership for your family. The next natural step was to create a Facebook Fan page so you can share our reviews with your friends and family. If you’re a Facebook fan then you’ll love our Fan Page. It will automatically be updated as and when we review another National Trust property or event, […]

National Trust Voluntary Work

Ever thought about volunteering? In 1895 three people did just that, and founded The National Trust. If you’ve ever thought about volunteering, you can now offer your time to National Trust – Europe’s most successful conservation movement. The National Trust still relies heavily on its volunteers, and last year the National Trust were helped by 55,000 volunteers. If you’re looking for an exciting and interesting way to make a difference in conserving the environment and […]

February Competition

How do you fancy 1 years membership to the National Trust for you and your family? This month, we’re giving you the chance of winning a National Trust Family Membership, covering two adults and their children or grandchildren under 18. With an annual membership, you can get free entry and parking to more than 300 historic houses and gardens! We’ve made the competition extremely easy to enter – full details can be seen on our […]

Three New Tree Species Found

In the past few days, three new tree species have been discovered species of whitebeam tree have been discovered by scientists at Cheddar Gorge in Somerset. Cheddar Gorge is one of the largest in the UK and is a well known tourist hot spot managed by the National Trust. The discovery follows the first time Cheddar Gorge, a rich botanical site, had been surveyed specifically for whitebeams. Because of the nature of the gorge, with […]

A National Trust Merry Christmas

From historic houses dressed in period trimmings to visiting Santa Claus in the turrets of a medieval castle, the National Trust has got festive treats galore for all the family this holiday season. Make this holiday season something made of lasting memories and share the splendours of the season with your family, friends, and most cherished ones. The National Trust extends to you plenty of opportunities to get your holidays kicked off to an enchanting […]

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