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In season two of the National Trust podcast we'll be exploring some of the greatest gardens, walks and literary locations around the country. We’ll be delving into the stories and characters that make each place so special. We’ll tread sandy paths and the polished wooden floors of country homes, delight in birdsong and sublime views, and enjoy exceptionally good cream teas. Do join us on the journey and immerse yourself in the wonders of the National Trust. New series launches 10th August 2017 with a visit to Cliveden in Buckinghamshire.

In season two of the National Trust podcast we'll be exploring some of the greatest gardens, walks and literary locations around the country. We’ll be delving into the stories and characters that make each place so special. We’ll tread sandy paths and the polished wooden floors of country homes, delight in birdsong and sublime views, and enjoy exceptionally good cream teas. Do join us on the journey and immerse yourself in the wonders of the National Trust. New series launches 10th August 2017 with a visit to Cliveden in Buckinghamshire.
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In season two of the National Trust podcast we'll be exploring some of the greatest gardens, walks and literary locations around the country. We’ll be delving into the stories and characters that make each place so special. We’ll tread sandy paths and the polished wooden floors of country homes, delight in birdsong and sublime views, and enjoy exceptionally good cream teas. Do join us on the journey and immerse yourself in the wonders of the National Trust. New series launches 10th August 2017 with a visit to Cliveden in Buckinghamshire.

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English


Episodes

8: Secrets of a Design Icon: Exploring the home of William Morris

8/16/2018
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In this mini episode, we’ll discover the secret creations hidden behind a wardrobe in William Morris’s former home.

Duration:00:07:38

7: Patterns and Politics: William Morris at Red House

8/2/2018
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We’re at Red House in South East London, once home to one of Britain’s most celebrated designers of the 20th Century, William Morris. Famous for his iconic floral wallpaper designs, Morris’s prints and patterns are still in fashion today. But his story doesn’t end there – among other things, he was also a poet and a political figure - fascinated with all things medieval. Join us to explore the house where Morris’s creativity blossomed, and uncover the intriguing twists and turns in the...

Duration:00:19:45

6: Counting the Farne Island puffins

7/19/2018
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We’re hopping on a boat to the remote Farne Islands off the Northumbria coast this week to take part in a special count of one of the nation’s favourite seabirds: the puffin. We’ll hear how a hardy team of rangers conduct the five-yearly survey and find out what the future holds for these much-loved birds.

Duration:00:09:11

5: Walking with wildlife in Northumbria

7/5/2018
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We’re off to the Northumberland coast this week for a bracing and beautiful walk along Long Nanny beach. Join ranger Kate Martin as she strolls over sand dunes and past a freshwater stream, exploring the wildlife that calls this spectacular shoreline home. Learn to identify the birds that breed here each year – including ringed plovers and rare little terns - and hear from the dedicated staff who camp out under the stars to protect them.

Duration:00:21:49

4: Sheringham's Military Past

6/21/2018
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In this mini episode of the National Trust Podcast, we take a look at Sheringham Park’s military past.

Duration:00:08:43

3: Repton’s vision at Sheringham

6/7/2018
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This week we’re at Sheringham in Norfolk to discover 1,000 acres of glorious parkland, woods and clifftops. Learn about the designer who sculpted the landscape, Humphry Repton, and meet the staff and volunteers who keep his vision alive today. We’ll take you on a stroll through Sheringham’s magnificent rhododendron gardens as we unearth the colourful history of these exotic flowers – from the adventures of the plant hunter who sourced them to their starring role in the Upcher family’s...

Duration:00:25:06