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Gift membership

Visitors looking through a window at Cragside, Northumberland
Visitors looking through a window at Cragside, Northumberland | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

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+) – £84 a year
  • Young person membership (18–25) – £42 a year
  • Junior membership (0–17) – £10 a year
  • Under-5s go free

Joint membership

  • Two adults – £139.20 a year
  • Both adults must be aged 18+ and living at the same address

Family membership

  • Two adults and their children (17 and under) – £146.40 a year
  • One adult and their children – £91.20 a year
  • All adults must live at the same address
  • Under-5s go free
The National Trust 2023 membership welcome pack
The National Trust 2023 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.

Family exploring the garden in winter at Shugborough Estate, Staffordshire

Gift membership FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about gift membership and more.

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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.

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Discover five important ways that being a member of the National Trust helps the essential work we do, from tree planting and habitat conservation to archaeology and restoration.

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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.