Discover special places like Poldhu Cove on the Lizard, Cornwall

Discover special places like Poldhu Cove on the Lizard, Cornwall

Be FREE to explore

As a member you will enjoy unlimited entry to hundreds of places, a handbook to help you plan your visits, three issues of the National Trust Magazine and free car parking at most of our places. And you'll receive a free pair of binoculars.

Membership types

Annual Membership

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Annual membership costs


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** Children under 5 go FREE.




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Members aged 60+, who have held National Trust membership for a total of at least 5 years in the last 10 years. To buy senior membership, please call our Supporter Services Centre on 0344 800 1895 (local call rates apply) or email us.

Annual membership pack

With every membership...

  • Free entry and parking at over 300 historic houses, gardens and countryside and coastline spaces
  • Members' Handbook the complete guide to all our places
  • Regional Newsletters packed with details of special events at locations near you
  • Three editions a year of our magazine
  • Free pair of binoculars when you pay by Direct Debit

Life Membership

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Life membership costs
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Individual senior


Joint senior


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With every membership...

  • Unlimited use, for life
  • Free entry and parking at hundreds of places and spaces
  • Members' Handbook every year
  • Three editions a year of our magazine
  • Luxury pack which includes a gold pin badge

Gift Membership

Gift membership Give a gift membership today >

If you're looking for the perfect gift for a birthday, Christmas, Mother's Day, a retirement, or any other special occasion you've just found it. Our membership is the special gift that lasts all year.

Instead of the usual flowers or chocolates, make it a gift of unlimited wonderful woodland walks, relaxing picnics and journeys into the past.

There really are so many simple pleasures for them to discover who knows how many special memories are just waiting to be created.

Our gift membership allows your family, friend or loved one to enjoy some of the UKs most breathtaking countryside, houses, gardens and coastline for a whole year.

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Direct Debit

Direct Debit is the easy and convenient way to pay for your National Trust membership.


As a member of the National Trust you'll receive three editions of our beautifully illustrated magazine each year as an exclusive benefit.

Ten reasons to join

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Join a group

Members of the Trust can join our network of local supporter groups. And we offer special membership for schools and education groups.

Joining from the USA

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  • Overseas organisations

    We welcome members from all over the world and we have information about reciprocal agreements.

  • Gift aid

    As a charity, we can claim Gift Aid on your memership if you are a UK taxpayer.

  • Tenant custodian membership

    Tenants can now take advantage of free days out thanks to a new type of membership.