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Aerial view of three members of a family exploring the rock pools at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Tyne & Wear
Visitors on the beach at Souter Lighthouse and The Leas, Tyne & Wear | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

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.

A Eurasian beaver swims towards the camera at Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Click to go behind the scenes at Holnicote's beaver enclosure 

Beavers transform their surroundings by making dams and pools which help reduce flooding and retain water during times of drought. Go on a virtual visit to Holnicote Estate in Somerset to learn how they’ve helped the local environment over the past four years.

Plan your day out

Archaeologists digging in an excavation area

Festival of Archaeology 

Join us as we celebrate the UK's annual Festival of Archaeology from 13 to 28 July 2024. Watch live excavations, go on a guided walk or study ancient artefacts at events near you. You can also try out our new online 3D model of a medieval ring found at Petworth, West Sussex.

Two children peer through a summer play installation

Summer of Play 

Discover the fun-filled activities on offer as part of our Summer of Play, sponsored by Starling Bank and supported by Sport England. Have a go at archery, follow a nature trail or perform on stage when you visit in the school holidays.

A parent and child looking at Roman ruins at Chedworth Roman Villa, Gloucestershire

Family-friendly places with Roman history 

Step back in time with your family to uncover connections to the people who lived here thousands of years ago. From an old gold mine to the remains of a powerful fort, discover Roman history at some of the places in our care.

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Best picnic spots 

Pack up a picnic to enjoy on your outdoor adventures. Whether you're looking for quiet riverbanks or sheltered spots with a view, here are our top picks for the best picnic spots near you.

Things to see and do

Visitor looking for insects with a butterfly net at Crom, Country Fermanagh.

Top '50 things' activities to do in summer 

Have adventures wherever you are with our top '50 things to do before you’re 11¾' in summer. Dam a stream, make friends with a bug or have a go at camping.

Gardener working in the upper garden at Quarry Bank, Cheshire

Gardening tips for summer 

Find out how to get more out of your blooms this summer as our gardeners share their tips on how to garden during the warmest season.

Visitors looking at a copy of Two Bad Mice at Hill Top, near Sawrey, Lake District

Learn about Beatrix Potter 

This month would’ve marked Beatrix Potter’s 158th birthday. Learn how her Victorian upbringing and fascination with animals influenced her successful career and passion for conservation.

Celebrating South Asian Heritage Month

Pencil portrait on paper of Rabindranath Tagore by Singannachar Narasimha Swamy which can be seen at Shaw's Corner, Hertfordshire

South Asian histories at the places in our care 

Many of the places we look after have connections to history and heritage from countries all over the world. Learn about some of the people and collection items that are closely linked to South Asia as we celebrate South Asian Heritage Month (18 July–17 August).

Support our cause

An area of restored peat bog on Armboth Fell, Lake District

Climate Action Appeal 

Climate change is the biggest threat to people and nature but with your support, the landscapes we care for can adapt to the challenges they face. Donate today to bring back wildlife, keep rivers flowing and protect woodlands and peatlands.

Stay one step ahead

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Shop the summer collection 

Bring the colours, scents and patterns of summer to your outdoor space with fragrant candles, floral soft furnishings, vibrant accessories and charming garden décor to brighten up your world.

Supporter discounts

A group of people in a hiking group are being guided on a hike by rangers at Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

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.

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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 branded 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.

A conservator with blue gloves holding a selection of photographs


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

A rugged coastline in summer with a calm sea


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.

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Log in or sign up to My Account 

Find out about My Account, which gives you more flexibility around your membership. Sign up or log in to make changes to your membership online and choose how you want to hear from us.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland

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