Supporter groups in the North

Interested in making the most of your National Trust membership? Why not join your local supporter group in the North? It's a great way to meet people and to enjoy special talks, visits, holidays and other social and fundraising events. You'll also be helping a great cause.

Step out into the gardens, there's always more to see at East Riddlesden Hall.

Airedale & Wharfedale Association 

Make more of your involvement with the Trust by joining the Airedale and Wharfedale Association. Since its formation in 1971, members have raised many thousands of pounds in support of Trust properties and appeals - particularly in the north of England.

Deer in the grounds of Lyme Park, Cheshire

Supporter groups in Cheshire 

Why not join your local supporter group in Cheshire and help support places we care for like Lyme Park and Alderley Edge?

Join the volunteer team at Ormesby Hall

Cleveland Association 

Members come from the Teeside area together with South Durham and the most northerly parts of North Yorkshire. The Association particularly looks to support Ormesby Hall and the countryside estates of Co. Durham and North Yorkshire.

Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland

County Durham Centre  

Members of the National Trust (including our friends from the National Trust for Scotland) and volunteers are assured of a warm welcome to this particularly active association.

The State Dressing Room at Nostell, West Yorkshire

Doncaster Association 

The Doncaster Association formed in 1982 and welcomes National Trust members and volunteers to enjoy the added benefits of belonging to a local group.

A costumed room guide volunteer talking to visitors

Friends of East Riddlesden Hall 

The Friends of East Riddlesden Hall is a group of mainly local people who have an interest in both the history and present running of the property. They often help the staff at events run by the property, and join in with the fundraising activities.

Nostell's kitchen gardener harvesting strawberries

Friends of Nostell Priory 

The Friends of Nostell Priory come from all walks of life and have an interest in the future preservation, conservation and promotion of the property.Arranged by a volunteer committee, our membership is offered a year round programme of social events ranging from talks to plays and musical evenings including visits to places of interest and a short break away.

A view of the south front of Gawthorpe Hall

Friends of Gawthorpe Hall 

The Friends of Gawthorpe aim to educate the public by the promotion, support and assistance of Gawthorpe Hall and in particular the Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth collections of embroidery, needlework, and lace, together with the Hall's library collection.

The Friends of Washington Old Hall

Friends of Washington Old Hall 

The Friends of Washington Old Hall have played an integral part in preserving this special place for future generations. The group's members recognise the historical and environmental importance of Washington Old Hall and promote it as a centre for community activity and educational opportunity.

A view along the river Skell towards the ruins of Fountains Abbey

Harrogate and the Dales Association 

The Harrogate and the Dales Association was founded in 1978. We cover Harrogate, Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Ripon, Northallerton, Thirsk, Leyburn, Aysgarth, Wetherby, Otley and Richmond and the places around.

Volunteers surveying for grassland fungi on Marsden Moor

Holme & Calder Association 

The Holme and Calder Association exists to promote the work of the National Trust and to bring together those who have an interest in such matters for mutual benefit.Their membership is drawn from a wide geographical area in West Yorkshire, including Huddersfield and Halifax and surrounding communities.

Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire

The Lancashire NTV Group 

The Lancashire NTV Group meets on the first Sunday of each month and works on properties in the north west of England including Gawthorpe Hall, Holcombe and Stubbins, Rufford Old Hall and Silverdale.

The terrace of houses including The Hardmans' House, Rodney Street, Liverpool.

Liverpool Centre 

The Liverpool Centre was founded in 1961 to promote and prosper the work of the National Trust, making membership more rewarding with social and fundraising events.

Dunham Massey, Cheshire

Manchester Centre 

The Manchester Centre runs a programme of talks, trips and events in the North West of England and beyond.

Gardener volunteers at work at Quarry Bank Mill, Styal, Cheshire

Manchester National Trust Volunteers 

Manchester National Trust Volunteers carry out practical conservation work at our places throughout the North West. Find out how you can join in.

The Victorian country house at Cragside, Northumberland

Northumbria NTV Group 

The Northumbria NTV Group are a volunteer support group who help the National Trust by carrying out practical outdoor conservation work at its properties in the Northumbria region, covering Northumberland, Tyne & Wear and County Durham.

Speke Hall's Tudor architecture

Ormskirk and District Association 

The Ormskirk and District Association of National Trust Members and Volunteers was formed in 1989. We have members in the wider Ormskirk area, from Formby and Maghull to Preston and Rainford.

The gardens in the spring at Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire.

Ribble Centre 

A supporters' association that takes regular day trips up to the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, Derbyshire and North Wales.

Three women looking at furniture in a historic room

Sheffield Association 

Founded in 1972, the Sheffield Association has over 400 members. Many of them live in Sheffield and the surrounding area though there is no geographical limit on membership.

A red squirrel in protected woodland at Formby

The Southport and Formby Association  

The Southport and Formby Association of the Trust, were founded in 1971 and have more than 250 members, most of them living in and around the area.

Sizergh Castle, Cumbria

The Lune and Kent Estuary Group  

The Lune and Kent Estuary Group (LUKE) draws its membership primarily from Lancaster, Morecambe and surrounding villages. They support National Trust places around Morecambe Bay, and Sizergh Castle.

Seaton Delaval Hall, Northumberland

Tyneside Association 

The Tyneside Association, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, has a wide range of activities arranged for its membership.

Wallington volunteers

Tyne Valley Association 

Tyne Valley Association provides support to all properties within the North East with donations and the provision of volunteers. Over the last few years, they've provided financial support for Wallington, Cragside, the Northumberland Coast.

Bird box at Brimham Rocks, Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

West Yorkshire NTV Group 

West Yorkshire National Trust Volunteers (WYNTV) is a conservation volunteer group founded in 1983. They help staff at several National Trust locations throughout West and North Yorkshire by doing work such as digging, fencing, clearing and planting.

Children with two volunteers planting vegetables in a raised bed

York Association 

Join the Yorkshire Association for enjoyable and informative day trips, holidays, talks, walks and social activities whilst supporting National Trust properties in Yorkshire.

Group looking around room

Supporter group directory 

If you can't find your local supporter group in the list above, or would like to find out more about supporter groups across the National Trust, find out more on our directory page.