3.1 - Realise the potential of the common natural and cultural assets to deliver innovative and sustainable growth
Type of projects:
Heritage, coastal climate change, nature & biodiversity, tourism, renewable energy
The National Trust is a large NGO operating across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We own over 250,000 Ha of land, 1,200KM of coastline, +500 historic houses, castles, ancient monuments gardens and parks and nature reserves, 7 World Heritage Sites and over 29.500 buildings. We are supported by over 4.7m members, 60,000 volunteers and 5,500 staff.
Our key strategic priorities are :
1. Play our part in restoring a healthy, natural environment by:
- improving our habitats, soils and water to a good condition for nature on our estates;
- working with others to conserve and renew the nation’s most important landscapes;
- developing and sharing new economic models for land use that supports nature; and
- championing the importance of nature in our lives today
2. Offer experiences of our places that move, teach and inspire by:
- raising the standard of presentation and interpretation at all the places we look after;
- making our outdoors experience better for all ages and needs; and
- exploring and revealing our cultural heritage through events and exhibitions.
3. Help look after the places where people live by:
- finding new solutions for managing local green space;
- celebrating local heritage and equipping communities to care for it; and
- engaging in shaping good housing and infrastructure development.
Mr Phil Lakin,
European Grants Manager
Wiltshire SN2 2NA
+44 1623 433 798
+44 7787 321 922