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Exploring the accessible route at Bodnant Garden, Conwy, Wales | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Members' area

Welcome to your members’ area. Discover new behind-the-scenes videos, get top tips for your next day out and see how you’re helping to care for hundreds of places.

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Win an exclusive archaeology trip 

Enter our members-only competition to be in with a chance of winning an exclusive archaeology experience at Corfe Castle in Dorset. The prize package includes a three-night stay at Vineyard Farm Cottage and a private tour with an archaeologist.

Virtual visit to Borrowdale

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Explore one of the UK’s rainforests 

Go on a virtual visit to the temperate rainforest at Borrowdale in the Lake District. Find out how we’re protecting this precious place and establishing a National Nature Reserve with your support.

Plan your day out

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Find a walk near you 

Explore the landscapes in our care on coastal paths, accessible trails, woodland routes and hilly hikes.

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Visit a bee-friendly garden 

Find out where you can explore the most bee-friendly gardens in our care, filled with these pollinators' favourite flowers as well as beehives to call home.

Two boys exploring under the trees, one looking through binoculars at Stourhead garden in Wiltshire.

Half-term activities 

There's lots to see and do this May half term. Whether you want to delve into history at castles and houses or discover nature at parks and gardens, you’ll find all sorts of events and activities for the whole family.

Things to see and do

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How to build a wildlife-friendly garden 

Looking for new ways to help your local wildlife? Here are some of our top tips on how to make your garden a haven for animals, birds and insects.

Multi-coloured tulips in the garden at Ormesby Hall

The history of tulips 

Tulips have been a popular flower for centuries. Find out where they came from, how they inspired the 'tulipmania' craze and learn about the different varieties you can still spot today.

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Rhubarb and rosemary scones 

Try a seasonal twist on a classic scone recipe with this step-by-step video tutorial. These fragrant treats could make a tasty snack or add some extra flavour to a traditional afternoon tea.

Support our cause

A male badger (Meles meles) on farmland managed by the National Trust near Zennor, Cornwall

Help us look after wildlife 

You can help protect and restore the precious habitats and species that are in decline due to the effects of climate change. Donate to the Everyone Needs Nature Appeal today and encourage nature to flourish.

Stay one step ahead

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Free delivery for Father’s Day 

Treat them to something special for Father's Day on 16 June. You’ll find plenty of ideas on our online shop, including walking accessories, gardening essentials and books. Get free delivery using the code EXPLOREOUTDOORS when you order before 12 June.

Royal patronage to continue

His Majesty The King, our Patron, and Hilary McGrady, Director-General of the National Trust

His Majesty The King will continue as our Patron 

We're delighted that His Majesty The King will continue to be our Patron. King Charles is a passionate supporter of our work, particularly of our campaigns on rural and conservation issues.

Supporter discounts

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Cotswold Outdoor 

Cotswold Outdoor help us care for walking trails at coast and countryside places. Get 15% off most full-price items at Cotswold Outdoor, Runners Need and Snow+Rock in store, or by using the code AF-NT-AF online.

Visitors on a walk with their dog in Heddon Valley, Devon


We work with Forthglade to help make your visit the best it can be, with or without your dog. Get 20% off your first online purchase from Forthglade using the code NT2024.

National Trust + Anglepoise Original 1227 lamp in Buttermilk Yellow


We've teamed up with Anglepoise to create a National Trust light collection, and a contribution from all sales will help to restore The Homewood in Surrey. Get 25% off when you shop online at Anglepoise by using the code NTMEMBERS25.

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Sophie Allport 

We've created a homeware collection with Sophie Allport that's inspired by our shared love of nature. A contribution from all sales will help to fund vital conservation work. Get 20% off when you use the code NT20 online.

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We’ve teamed up with CEWE, Europe’s leading photo printing company, to share more stories from the thousands of photographs in our collections. As a National Trust supporter, you can receive 15% off all CEWE personalised photo products using the code NTMA24 on their website.

Find out more about us

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Get the latest news from around the Trust. From stories on nature and conservation to buildings and heritage, stay up to date with our work.

Volunteer guides with visitors at Lyme Park, Cheshire

Membership FAQs 

Frequently asked questions about becoming a National Trust member and what happens once you’ve joined, from when you’ll receive your membership pack to details about our senior concession.

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Enjoy access to more than 500 places with National Trust membership. Join today and help protect nature, beauty and history – for everyone, for ever.