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You can help support the places you love by becoming a member, donating or giving your time as a volunteer


Enjoy free access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership


We're a charity and rely on your donations to help our conservation work


Each year thousands of volunteers join us in caring for all the special places you love


You can renew your membership online in just a few easy steps to enjoy another year of amazing adventures

Show your support
Jumping the waves at Murlough National Nature Reserve. Competition entry from Paul McCartan

Send us your best shots 

Our annual photography competition is now open for entries. This year we're looking for an outstanding image to feature on our 2020 Handbook, on the theme of 'places that make you feel good'. Show us how your visits to a favourite National Trust countryside spot, or newly-discovered garden or historic house, can inspire you and change the way you feel.

A young boy enjoys messy baking fun

Join in the Great Scone Bake 

Get your friends and family together and raise some dough for the National Trust by joining our Great Scone Bake fundraising event on Friday 28 June 2019. Whether you prefer jam or cream first, bake for what you believe in.

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Sharing the love of places
Mal with his walking group

Share your story 

Where's the place you head to for a moment of calm in the everyday chaos? Or the family's favourite spot for summertime picnics in nature? Connecting with places has a powerful effect on our well-being. Help us to celebrate the importance of these places by sharing your story of a place you love.

Lending a hand
A group enjoying Christmas at Standen House and Garden, in the Barn Cafe.

Supporter groups 

Getting involved with a supporter group is a great way to get closer to your local National Trust place. Find out more about how to join in.