National Children’s Day 2013: let children’s imagination run wild

Today, 15th May, is National Children’s Day UK. The day celebrates childhood and right of all children to be able to develop – naturally and happily – to their full potential. In a piece on the Trust’s Outdoor Nation blog earlier this week, Hattie Garlick, director of the Save Childhood Movement, wrote of the importance…

Why did the brown moo cows cross the road?

In this blogpost the National Trust’s Head Ranger for the East Devon Coast and Countryside, Pete Blyth, talks about the “brown moo cows” that inspired him to help others forge a lifetime connection with special places. Why would a grown man be moved to tears by a herd of cows?  Because they are special cows,…