The Top 10 National Trust Sites To Visit This Summer!

Shutterstock / Nicky-Cariad © Fountains Abbey ruins National Trust Site, North Yorkshire

Now we’re into Summer, Hayter are sharing the top 10 National Trust sites to visit and fill your days.

A membership for the National Trust allows you access to over 500 sites around the UK. These were the top 10 most-visited National Trust spots in 2020-2021.

1. Attingham Park, Shropshire

Attingham Park National Trust Site, Shropshire front view of manor building pillars


2. Cliveden, Buckinghamshire

Cliveden National Trust Site, Buckinghamshire view of building and statue on sunny blue day


3. Dunham Messey Hall, Greater Manchester

Dunham Messey Hall National Trust Site, Greater Manchester building and sky reflected in lake water


4. Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

Clumber Park National Trust Site, Nottinghamshire view of sun poking through trees and stone foot bridge over river


5. Calke Abbey, Derbyshire

Calke Abbey National Trust Site manor building front view, Derbyshire


6. Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Polesden Lacey National Trust Site manor building and front gardens, Surrey


7. Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire

Anglesey Abbey National Trust Site, gloomy weather overcast clouds, Cambridgeshire


8. Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire

Fountains Abbey ruins National Trust Site, North Yorkshire


9. Sheffield Park Garden, East Sussex

Sheffield Park Garden National Trust Site lake with autumnal trees, Sussex


10. Belton House, Lincolnshire

Belton House National Trust Site, Lincolnshire view of building front


Have you been to any of these top 10 National Trust sites? Which is your favourite? Check out some more this summer. Plus, lots of National Trust’s sites can be accessed for free!

Check out Willie’s latest travels in the UK for more summer inspiration!


Jacqueline Munro

Jacqueline is the Digital Content Editor at "The People's Friend", looking after our website, social media channels and podcast.