Join & get involved

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

Group walking through the trees beside the picturesque Derwentwater, during winter


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

Women working in the kitchen garden

How membership could inspire you to try something new 

Whether you decide to take up gardening after visiting one of our kitchen gardens, or develop a love of photography after hours spent walking along the coast, there are plenty of ways you might be inspired by the places we care for.

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