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Explorer Pass

Visitors walking through the gardens in August at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire
Visitors at Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

If you're planning a trip in England, Wales and Northern Ireland this year, buy a National Trust Explorer Pass to enjoy entry to most of the places in our care. With 4-, 8- and 14-day options available, the pass can be tailored to fit your trip. Discover where you can visit with the Explorer Pass and how to buy yours.

With one of our Explorer Passes, you can enjoy entry to most of the places in our care across England, Wales and Northern Ireland, as well as free parking in our car parks. There's something for everyone, from historic houses and gardens to rural coastlines and woodlands.

When you buy your Explorer Pass online, select which type works for you and enter the date you want to start exploring. You’re then free to visit as many places as you like for the following 4, 8 or 14 days. Please note that you can only buy the Explorer Pass online and in advance of your visit.

Explorer Pass FAQs

Visitors exploring the sand dunes and the woodland at Formby, Liverpool

Where will you visit next?

Discover lots of gardens, historic houses, days out at the coast and more.

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