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Volunteer guides with visitors at Lyme Park, Cheshire
Volunteer guides with visitors at Lyme Park, Cheshire | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Membership enquiries

Do you want to find out more about being a National Trust member? Whether you’re ready to become a member, want to know how to manage your membership, or are just looking to find out more, we’re here to help.

Help with your membership

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Membership frequently asked questions 

Whether you're already a National Trust member, are thinking of joining or want to give a gift membership, we have the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Paying for your membership with Direct Debit 

Discover the benefits, for you and the National Trust, of paying for your Trust membership by Direct Debit.   

Visitors on a guided tour look around an enclosed outdoor space at Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire, Wales

Joining from the USA 

If you live in the USA and would like to support the National Trust in the UK, here’s some information about our US affiliate the Royal Oak Foundation and the benefits of joining.

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Access for everyone 

We welcome disabled visitors, companions, carers and assistance dogs. Find out about our Essential Companion card for individuals and Links Pass for groups.   

The National Trust AGM 2023, STEAM Museum, Swindon

Annual General Meeting 

The 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on 11 November. Watch a video of the event and find out the results of the members' resolutions and Council elections.

Members' handbook

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Get a replacement handbook 

If you've lost your handbook or just fancy having an extra one, you can buy a replacement handbook on our online shop.


Welsh version of the handbook 

We've translated the Wales section of the handbook so that members can use, experience and enjoy the Welsh language when learning about our work and visiting new places.

Something else?

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Help centre 

Head to our help centre for everything you need to know about membership, shopping, holidays, how to get in touch and more.

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Contact us 

Whether you want to call us on 0344 800 1895, email us at or get in touch another way, we'd love to hear from you. Find out how to contact us.

Two visitors exploring the garden in spring at Quarry Bank, Cheshire


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