92 episodes

The National Trust Podcast takes you on an audio adventure through some of the UK’s greatest landscapes, walks, gardens, homes and collections. You’ll uncover the hidden stories, learn about the fascinating characters and meet the wonderful people that make all our places so special. New episodes are released every two weeks.

To learn more about audio programmes from the National Trust go to http://nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts

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The National Trust Podcast takes you on an audio adventure through some of the UK’s greatest landscapes, walks, gardens, homes and collections. You’ll uncover the hidden stories, learn about the fascinating characters and meet the wonderful people that make all our places so special. New episodes are released every two weeks.

To learn more about audio programmes from the National Trust go to http://nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts

    Behind the Scenes of Reopening

    Behind the Scenes of Reopening

    After one of the most challenging years, the Trust is starting to nurture the green shoots of a new normal. Let us take you behind the scenes to witness the events and people that made our reopening possible.

    For more audio programmes from the National Trust, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust) .

    • 21 min
    Nature's Tasty Secrets

    Nature's Tasty Secrets

    Edible nettles, sweet shop flavoured berries and deadly carrots are just some of the culinary, and not so culinary delights, Ranger Kate Martin encounters when she meets Fred the Forager for a late summer stroll.

     

    This episode aims to inspire you to explore nature in a new way. And should not be used as a reference for instructions on how to forage. Fred (https://thewildsideoflife.co.uk/) is an expert with decades of experience. If you would like to experience foraging for yourself we recommend you join a reputable course and only forage under expert guidance.

     
    For more audio programmes from the National Trust, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust) .

    • 22 min
    100 Years of Mystery

    100 Years of Mystery

    While many of us are familiar with Agatha Christie’s characters, just how well do we know Agatha the person? As we celebrate 100 years of Christie publications, we take a look back at the woman behind the books, through the eye of her grandson, at her beloved Greenway House.

    Listen to more audio programmes from the National Trust at nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust) .

    • 12 min
    A Portrait of The National Trust

    A Portrait of The National Trust

    In 2017 Teleri Fielden started her National Trust shepherdess scholarship deep in the valleys of Snowdonia. We revisit her three years on to find out if the early mornings, harsh winters and constant rain have dampened her spirits or given her the drive to prove she’s got what it takes.

    Listen to more audio programmes from the National Trust at nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust) .

    • 18 min
    The Great Anthropause

    The Great Anthropause

    While we were all indoors during lockdown, stories of our wild neighbours bouncing back emerged across the globe.

     

    In this episode, podcast producer, Sean Douglas visits the Isle of Wight to investigate reports of wildlife taking over the island while humans were away. We also explore whether there will be a long-term positive impact on how we co-exist with the nature around us.

     

    Find out more about how scientists are tracking wildlife during the great 'anthropause' (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-020-1237-z) in Nature journal. 

     

    Listen to more audio programmes from the National Trust at nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust) .

    • 18 min
    Pips in Space Feat. Tim Peake

    Pips in Space Feat. Tim Peake

    From small seeds grow mighty oaks. This a phrase that astronaut Tim Peake knows well. In this episode we’ll explore how nature inspired and enabled man’s (and woman’s) most epic adventures.

    For more audio programmes from the National Trust, visit nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts (https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the-national-trust) .

    • 18 min

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