The National Trust makes gardens and parks entry free due to coronavirus – The Sun

THE National Trust has opened all of their parks and gardens for free to allow visitors to walk around amid the coronavirus pandemic.

It's great news for parents who can now take their kids outside without worrying about being close to other people.

The houses, shops and cafes will all close from tomorrow, but the open grounds will available for the public to access.

National Trust’s director-general Hilary McGrady explained: "We want to honour our mission – to enable people and nature to thrive.

"While we will close our indoor areas to help fight the spread of coronavirus, we recognise that people are likely to need access to open space."

It not only allows people without an outdoor space to be outside, but the large gardens mean it is easier to maintain a safe distance as advised by the government.

Here are some of them gardens you will be able to visit for free.

Dyffryn Gardens, Wales

Penrose House, Cornwall

Wimpole Estate, Cambridgeshire

Ashridge Estate, Hertfordshire

Croome Park, Worcestershire

Powis Castle, Powys, Wales

Ightham Mote, Kent

Culzean Castle, Scotland

We've also rounded up the National Trust properties used in films such as Harry Potter and Maleficent.

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