Restore Trust

Mary Beard calls for National Trust to ‘loosen up’ in its handling of heritage

The historian, giving a lecture at London's Royal Society, argued that by taking a freer approach to its buildings and collections, the conservation charity could fend off populist critics

The National Trust keeps its critics at bay for now, but will the populist threat return this year?

The UK conservation charity has rejected fresh attempts by the activist group Restore Trust to infiltrate its council, but those close to the issue feel the campaigns are likely far from over

Director of Restore Trust, campaign group putting pressure on National Trust, steps down from role

Zewditu Gebreyohanes said she had made the decision six months ago, and that it was not connected to members rejecting the group's councillors and resolutions at the weekend's general meeting

Radical plan to restore Clandon Park rejected by members at National Trust annual meeting

Restore Trust campaign group also failed to secure seats on heritage body’s governing council

Who are the culture warriors? A closer look at the group piling pressure on the National Trust

Restore Trust wants to “knock common sense” into the National Trust—but a look at who is behind the group reveals some familiar figures who have long been pushing a hard-right agenda

Peter York

Revamp of fire-damaged Clandon Park galvanises National Trust ‘woke’ row

Campaign group Restore Trust accuses organisation of backtracking on its restoration plans for the 18th-century Palladian mansion

Is the UK National Trust influenced by a campaign group funded by lobbyists?

Restore Trust presents itself as a grassroots organisation of National Trust members. But senior lawyers are claiming it is funded by powerful, hidden sources