Join & get involved

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

Walkers enjoying the autumn sunshine at Carding Mill Valley and the Shropshire Hills, Shropshire.


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

A slight mist rises from the moat at dawn at fourteenth century Bodiam Castle, East Sussex.

Five of our members' favourite places 

Is there a place that's special to you? We asked some of our members that very question and received some fascinating stories.

Group talking at Sheffield Park

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.

Helen Ghosh

Ask Dame Helen 

We’re dedicated to looking after special places for ever, for everyone. Ask our Director-General, Helen Ghosh a question at one of our live phone-ins. Each Q&A will be covering different aspects of our work such as conservation, heritage and the environment.

" 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
Children playing on a tree at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors, Derbyshire

Thank you

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