The Dacorum National Trust Association was formed in 1989 to promote the National Trust’s objectives in this part of south-west Hertfordshire.
Meet a member
Hello, my name is Mary Mitchell and I joined the National Trust shortly after I moved to the UK in 1986, with my husband and three teenage children. We were delighted when the Dacorum National Trust was started in 1989 and with them we have visited a huge variety of National Trust properties, as well as other interesting places frequently included in our trip itineraries.
We have attended most of the holidays organised by the Dacorum Association , usually in a new area of interest and joining with other members who have similar interests. Hence we have seen a great variety of houses, gardens, woodlands and experienced more unusual items like steam train rides etc. over the 25 years.
We have a variety of overseas visitors so we have been able to share our pleasures and experiences of our visits with them. I have especially enjoyed the friendliness of participants and the keen knowledge of the volunteers at the different places we have visited. Trust places that particularly come to mind are Waddesdon Manor, Kingston Lacy and Biddulph Grange Gardens, but the list is very extensive.
Now that I am not so mobile myself, I recommend the shuttle busses often provided, and the coach drivers on whom we rely. Through our Dacorum National Trust we have been able to donate a generous amount of money to various sites visited or heard of through our monthly talks and excursions.
Get in touch
Tel: 01442 874338
See what's coming up
Wednesday 7 December 2016, 2.30pm – Talk: ‘The Bailiwick of Guernsey’ at Potten End Village Hall
Tuesday 10 January 2017- pub lunch at The White Horse, Bourne End, 12 noon
Tuesday 14 February 2017 -pub lunch at The Chequers Inn, Redbourn, 12 noon
Tuesday 21 February 2017- talk: ‘Roses, Romans & Renaissance’, 8pm at St John’s Church Hall
Wednesday 8 March 2017 – talk: ‘Lead Kindly Light’, 2.30 pm at Potten End Village Hall
Tuesday 14 March 2017 - pub lunch at TheWhite Horse, Bourne End, 12 noon
Monday 20 March 2017 – outing to Spencer House
Tuesday 28 March 2017 – talk: ‘Claydon House and the Verneys’, 8pm at Berkhamsted Civic Centre
Tuesday 18 April 2017 – talk: ‘The Story of Panama’, 8pm at St John’s Church Hall
Wednesday 26 April 2017 – outing to Chiswick House and Syon Park
Wednesday 10 May 2017 – talk: ‘Toy Train to the Clouds’, 2.30pm at Potten End Village Hall
Saturday 13 May 2017 – outing to Rochester & National Fruit Collection, Brogdale