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Gift membership

A wheelchair user taking a photograph through open stone mullions
Visitor exploring the medieval cloisters at Lacock Abbey and village, Wiltshire | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Some gifts are impossible to wrap. Dramatic views of coast and countryside. Tranquil moments in gardens and parks. Discovering hidden secrets in historical homes. When you give someone a National Trust membership, they get all this and more.

Individual membership

  • Adult membership (aged 26+) – £91.20 a year
  • Young person membership (18–25) – £45.60 a year
  • Junior membership (0–17) – £12 a year
  • Under-5s go free

Joint membership

  • Two adults – £151.20 a year
  • Both adults must be aged 18+ and living at the same address

Family membership

  • Two adults and their children (17 and under) – £159 a year
  • One adult and their children – £99 a year
  • All adults must live at the same address
  • Under-5s go free
The National Trust 2024 membership welcome pack
The National Trust 2024 membership welcome pack | © National Trust

Why give National Trust membership?

With National Trust membership they can enjoy:

  • Free entry to more than 500 places in our care
  • Free parking at most National Trust car parks
  • National Trust Handbook, full of information about we look after
  • National Trust Magazine three times a year, packed with inspiration, interviews and news
  • Access to our online Members’ Area, full of first-look previews and behind-the-scenes features

Pay for a new joint, family, individual or young person membership by annual Direct Debit online and get a £15 National Trust gift card to spend in our shops and cafés.

See gift card terms and conditions.

See the great benefits that come with junior membership.

The gift that keeps on giving

While your friends or loved ones are enjoying their memberships, the money from your gift helps us care for these unforgettable places, keeping them special for everyone, for ever.

A visitor admires the paintings in a grand room at Kingston Lacey, Dorset

Gift membership FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about gift membership and more.

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Gift card frequently asked questions 

Frequently asked questions about our gift cards, including where to buy them, where you can use them, how to check your gift card balance and more. Terms and conditions included.

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Your members' handbook 

Your handbook is a great source of inspiration for when you're planning your next day out. See what's included in the 2024 edition.

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Paying for your membership with Direct Debit 

Direct Debit is the easy and convenient way to pay for National Trust membership, and it automatically renews your membership after a year. It also means more of your subscription goes towards looking after the places in our care.

Visitors in the garden in June at Godolphin, Cornwall

Senior membership 

If you're an existing member aged 60 or over and you've been a member for at least the last three consecutive years, you're eligible for our senior membership rate.

Two people, one a wheelchair user, on a coastal path on a sunny day

How your membership supports our work 

Thanks to the support of our members, we're able to carry out our important conservation work across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Discover some of the crucial ways that you help us care for nature, beauty and history for future generations.

Visitors on a tour of the Royal Oak Foundation Conservation Studio at Knole, Kent

Group visits frequently asked questions 

Visiting us with a group? Then our answers to your frequently asked questions might help with any question you may have.