Mussenden Temple on the Downhill Demesne, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Royal Oak's FOLLIES Event
Ham House, London
Ham House, London
National Trust Curator Mark Purcell with Royal Oak scholars
National Trust Curator Mark Purcell with Royal Oak scholars
Attingham Park, Shropshire
Attingham Park, Shropshire

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Cattle graze peacefully beside the river in Croome Park, Worcestershire

The Royal Oak Foundation is the American partner of the National Trust of England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Our mission is to encourage Americans to learn about, experience and support places of great historic and natural significance throughout the United Kingdom. Our members receive unlimited entry to all National Trust UK properties. Join Today

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Today, we are pleased to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth! From Peter Rabbit and Jemima Puddleduck to the cheeky Squirrel Nutkin, Beatrix Potter’s tales continue to delight children and grownups around the world. But few people realize how extraordinary her own story is. We asked historian Sarah Gristwood, author of the National Trust’s The Story of Beatrix Potter, to reveal the top ten facts we should know about this celebrated children’s author.

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