The National Trust Charity
The National Trust charity was founded in 1895 by three people who saw the importance of our nation’s heritage and open spaces and wanted to preserve them for everyone to enjoy. More than 120 years later, these values are still at the heart of everything we do. We look after special places throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland, for ever, for everyone and we rely on your donations to help our conservation work
We take care of coastline, forests, woods, fens, beaches, farmland, moorland, islands, archaeological remains, nature reserves, villages, historic houses, gardens, mills and pubs and one of the world's largest art collections. We restore them, protect them and open them up to everyone. For the Trust, conservation has always gone hand-in-hand with public access. We welcome everyone to explore:
- 780 miles of coastline
- Over 248,000 hectares of land
- Over 500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments gardens and parks and nature reserves.
- Close to one million objects and works of art
We rely on the support of our members, donors and volunteers, as well as income from grant-making bodies and commercial activities such as retail and food and beverage outlets, to look after the places in our care.
The funds raised at Classic Ibiza will go directly to the conservation of the Blickling Estate, and will be spent on a range of projects including:
- The cataloguing and conservation of the most significant library cared for by the National Trust, and repairs to the room that houses it
- The restoration of the Silvergate stream, helping to improve wildlife diversity and the health of the wider river catchment