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Discover The Vyne with National Trust

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Alister
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Apr 11 2013
The Lord of all Rings?

If you ever wondered where Tolkien’s inspiration came from for The Hobbit, then why not check out ‘The Vyne’ National Trust site to learn more about the genesis of the famous stories?

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Rembrandt Painting Discovered by National Trust

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Alister
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Mar 21 2013
Rembrandt Painting Discovered by National Trust

A self portrait of the Dutch painter Rembrandt has been discovered at a National Trust site, which could be worth up to an astounding £20million! The picture was discovered on the walls of Buckland Abbey in Devon, and after much examination by Rembrandt specialists, it has now been confirmed as personal painting of the old master himself.

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Are Children Losing Touch with Nature?

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Alister
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Sep 10 2012
Are Children Losing Touch with Nature?

The National Trust has been asking the general public of the UK whether people feel that they we are losing touch with the outdoors, particularly children. Thanks to your feedback from across the country, it appears to be a resounding yes to both questions!

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National Trust Recruiting for Childrens Council – Ends 07-09-12

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Alister
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Aug 14 2012
National Trust Kids Council

The National Trust has come up with an interesting new initiative, as they are currently looking to create a group of advisers made up entirely of children! These young scamps will help provide the nature charity with advice on how to get more children outdoors (the weather would be a good starting point!).

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National Trust Site Hosts Real to Reel Exhibition

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Alister
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Aug 1 2012
Osterley Park in all it's Glory

As I’m sure you are well aware, the final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy has recently been released, but did you know that Wayne Manor is actually a National Trust Heritage site in England. That’s right folks, Osterley Park and House in West London is the on screen home to Bruce Wayne, and to celebrate the recent release, they will be hosting a brand new exhibition called ‘Real to Reel’.

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National Trust Run Lake District Pub

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Alister
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Jul 20 2012
The National Trust Sticklebarn Public House

Interesting news coming from the Lake District, where the popular Sticklebarn public house is now being run exclusively by members of National Trust staff. The pub, based in Great Langdale, is now the only Trust-run pub in the country.

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National Trust Open New Plant Conservation Centre

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Alister
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Jun 21 2012
National Trust Plant Conservation Centre

On Monday 19th June 2012, The National Trust opened a brand new Plant Conservation Centre, where rare plants from across the country will be propagated and cared for to create one of the most diverse collections in the country.

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