While the stories of our houses are well researched and archived, now and again we discover the alternate past of a place we thought we knew. Volunteer Mavis Laird understands this well, as she unknowingly stumbled upon the fascinating story of the secret past of Hughenden Manor.
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101: Black Hiking
31:01As a Black Brit from London, for Sean going out for a hike used to feel like an alien concept. However, after 4 years working at the Trust, he’s now developed a love for all things Wilderness. His sister, like many others, has never been for a hike in her life. Can Sean convince her to embrace the outdoors on her first ever hike or will she be on the first train back to London? If this podcast has inspired you to venture into the great outdoors, you may find this list of walking groups and outdoor resources helpful https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/blackhiking
100: A Beginners Guide to Bikepacking Pt2
22:23Jo and Katherine continue their bikepacking adventure along the Cornish and Devon coast. This time, they’re given some unexpected assistance, come face to face with some curious creatures and visit one of the Trust’s most Quirky properties. You can find terms and conditions for our our bikepacking competition here:https://nationaltrust.org.uk/ntp100
99: A Beginners Guide to Bikepacking Pt1
23:19You’ve probably heard of backpacking and/or bike touring, but BikePacking is a combination of the two that makes for an exciting and exhilarating way to explore the great outdoors. In this episode join Jo Dyson on her two day bikepacking adventure along the North Cornish Coast.
98: Wicken Fen (Revisited)
20:20Three years after her first visit to Wicken Fen, Ranger Kate Martin catches up with wildlife photographer Richard Nicoll, for whom lockdown has presented some unique photographic opportunities.
97: Shaw's Corner (Revisited)
24:22In this episode we catch up with Shaw’s Corner, a property we visited in Season 2, to find out how things have changed since we were last there and how the house team have being tackling the challenge of Covid 19.
96: Dam Engineers
23:27Exmoor National Park is known for its rolling hills, green pastures and flowing rivers, but these natural features also pose an ecological threat. To engineer a solution, our area rangers have sought the help of a rather mischievous workforce. To discover more audio from the National Trust go to nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts
95: Wellbeing Walks
16:21Try to think of the most idyllic woodland your mind can imagine; the dappled sunlight, chirping birds and babbling brooks. Now image you could visit this paradise, without ever leaving your home. Imagine no more, welcome to Wellbeing Walks! To discover more audio from the National Trust go to nationaltrust.org.uk/podcasts.
94: Introducing 125 Treasures
20:41Join Actress Alison Steadman as she explores some of the most intriguing objects in the National Trust’s collections. Listen to 125 Treasures, a new 5-part miniseries by visiting nationaltrust.org.uk/125pod
93: Operation Hillside
20:57While the stories of our houses are well researched and archived, now and again we discover the alternate past of a place we thought we knew. Volunteer Mavis Laird understands this well, as she unknowingly stumbled upon the fascinating story of the secret past of Hughenden Manor.
92: The Dior Of Decor
23:58In the first episode of a brand-new series of the National Trust podcast. We take a look at the fashion and photography of Rainham Hall’s Anthony Denny; a name you’ve probably never heard, but one that’s likely influenced the clothes you wear, how you decorate and furnish your home and even the food you eat.