Gift membership FAQs

Children playing in the garden in winter at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Derbyshire

Got a question about gift membership? Whether you're unsure on delivery options or start dates, here are our most frequently asked questions. Give someone you love a year of adventures today.

Where is a gift membership sent?

You can choose to have the membership welcome pack and cards delivered either to you or to the recipient with a letter explaining that the membership is a gift from you.

Can I buy a gift membership today but have it start at a date in the future?

You can choose for your gift membership to start today, or any day within the next 3 months. The welcome pack will arrive in the next 21 days.

When will a gift membership arrive?

The welcome pack will arrive in 21 days, even if you choose to have the membership start at a future date. When you buy a membership online, if it’s due to start within the next 21 days, you will receive a temporary membership card by email, which you can pass on to the gift recipient for use until the welcome pack arrives.

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How do I buy a Gift Membership? 

If you are paying for a membership for someone else, you’ll need to buy it as a gift. Decide what type of membership you would like by choosing one of the four types, then opt to ‘buy as a gift’ and just follow the journey.