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National Trust ‘Bonus Time’ offers free visitor attractions

Monday, February 22, 2010 11:57 Comments Off

The National Trust has launched a ‘Bonus Time’ initiative to offer free access to visitor attractions on the weekend of 20 – 21 March 2010. All the National Trust’s pay for entry properties, countryside and coastal car parks that are normally open over 20 – 21 March will be participating in the free offer, however, [...]

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Free to download walking guides

Monday, February 8, 2010 17:40 Comments Off

Walking is an extremely popular past time in Britain, just ask the Ramblers association or go for a walk at the weekend and see for yourself. Not only is walking popular, it’s also very cheap – once you’ve got the right footwear and a good waterproof jacket. It’s a great way to blow away the [...]

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National Trust sees boom in operations

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 20:57 Comments Off

As the National Trust unveiled operational figures at this weekend’s Annual General Meeting it seems that the recession hasn’t had a negative impact on the Trust’s finances this year. In fact the National Trust has seen only positive results boosted by the credit crunch and the number of people taking staycations. Visitor numbers are up [...]

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Staycations and the recession boosts National Trust visitor numbers

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 12:47 Comments Off

Views differ greatly over whether this year has proved popular for ‘staycation’ holidays, however, for one charity it’s been a great year. Figures just released  by the National Trust show that it has significantly benefited from ‘staycations’ and the weakness of sterling. Visitor numbers at pay-for-entry properties are up a massive 18 per cent on [...]

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Green light for new visitor centre at Giant’s Causeway

Friday, February 6, 2009 12:47 2 Comments

Northern Ireland’s famous visitor attraction, the Giant’s Causeway, is set to get a brand new visitor centre to replace the previous one, which was destroyed by fire eight years ago. The National Trust, which owns and maintains the Giant’s Causeway site and 15 miles of footpaths along the Causeway Coastline, has just been granted planning [...]

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