Category Archives: National Trust

Best Places for Seeing the Autumn Deer Rut

Red deer before a rut in Britain

The deer rut is one of the most exciting wildlife events of the year, occurring from late September to November. Several woodlands, parklands and country estates are great places to witness the rut, where stags compete for the female does in the herd, bellowing calls and locking antlers with competitors.

Where to Go to See Autumn Colours in Britain

Autumn scenes around Britain

The whole of Britain begins to transform in September, as the end of summer struggles to let go, but come October; we are fully into autumn. The crisp air, shorter evenings, crunchy leaves underfoot and the array of yellow, orange and red hues in the trees makes you want to stay cosy and indulge in Continue Reading →

Stunning stately homes to visit on the Easter weekend

Stunning stately homes to explore on a family outing this Easter

Britain has many fine stately homes and grand country mansions. Surrounded by beautifully cultivated gardens and expansive grounds, they are ideal for strolling around on a warm bank holiday weekend and make for a fun destination on a family day trip.

Wonderful spring walks around England and Wales

Take a spring walk in Fur Feather & Fin country clothing

Winter is drawing to an end, making this time of year perfect for getting your country clothing and walking boots on, and heading out to enjoy the natural beauty of spring. You can see vibrant colours flowering across the landscape, baby animals in the fields and listen to birds singing in the bushes and trees.

Top spots for stargazing in the UK

take a shooting flask to stay warm while stargazing in the UK

Open skies are a significant part of the British countryside, and on a clear night, you can look up to see some 4,000 stars sparkling above you. As light pollution is a growing issue for the sky and astronomers, there are certain sites across the UK, which are perfect for stargazing, that are not affected Continue Reading →

The National Trusts Top 10 Winter Walks Revealed

Stowe Park Palladian Bridge, Buckinghamshire

Wrap up warm this season and head out to explore one of the ten top winter walks as voted by The National Trust. The weather may be a little on the chilly side during the latter months of the year, but as long as you prepare with some good quality country clothing, such as leather Continue Reading →

Shepherd wins tenancy of £1m farm for just £1 a year

The Great Orme, Llandudno, where a farmer has won a £1 tenancy on a £1m National Trust Farm

Thousands of people applied for the once-in-a-lifetime offer to live on a £1m farm for just £1 a year – a prospect offered up by the National Trust, but after stiff competition, the winner was decided.

Take a woodland walk this winter

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With Christmas and the New Year passed it’s likely you’re ready for a bit of a health kick – so why not get out and about in the cool winter air and enjoy a woodland walk? Strolling amongst the trees is a wonderful way to experience woodland at its wildest. Whether you find yourself amongst Continue Reading →

Top Ten Festive Family Outings

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With the festive period upon us, and Christmas only a day away, we are all looking forward to spending time with our families – but how will you fill the days? Obviously there are some where it’s obvious what you’ll be doing. On Christmas Day itself you’ll be enjoying delicious food, a drink or two Continue Reading →

Four idyllic countryside villages in Great Britain

Outdoor country clothing for Tobermory village

Great Britain is an ancient kingdom boasting a mythical and medieval history and idyllic pastoral landscapes. Here we are lucky enough to be surrounded by some of the most picturesque countryside locations in the world. We have picked one exemplary rural paradise from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales, so here is a guide to Continue Reading →