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

Visitors at the peak of Dale head, looking out over Newlands Valley. Borrowdale and Derwent Water, Cumbria


Enjoy unlimited 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

Family starting the parkland walks at Basildon Park

10 things you won’t experience as a National Trust member 

We often write about what membership gives you, but what about the things you'll no longer experience as a member? From the huff of boredom to the risk of seeing your favourite places disappear, here's why membership matters.

Visitors standing near the edge of the cliff

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.

Volunteer Allan Watson

Meet a volunteer ranger 

Discover what volunteering means to Allan Watson, who is helping to protect rare tern birds with his ongoing support to the ranger team on the Northumberland Coast.

" Kingston Lacy is really beautiful, and I enjoy organising guided walks so others can appreciate it as much as I do, and I'm making lots of friends at the same time."
- Tony, volunteer walking guide
Visitor walking to Mussenden Temple on the Downhill Demesne, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Thank you

By becoming a member, donating or giving your time as a volunteer, you're helping to protect the nation's special places