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Visit a National Trust place for free this autumn

Visitors at Emmetts Garden, Kent during the autumn
Visitors at Emmetts Garden, Kent during the autumn | © National Trust Images/Simon Weller

Our free autumn pass promotion has now come to an end. Thank you to everyone who has claimed a free visit.

This year, we gave away a select number of free passes for everyone to enjoy autumn at the places in our care. We’ve now given these passes away – if you claimed one, you have until 20 October 2023 to use it.

There’s still so much to explore this autumn, from woodland wanders to strolls in a colourful autumn garden. Spot birds, see what kinds of fungi you can recognise and take photos surrounded by leaves.

With hundreds of places to visit, there’s something for everyone.

Frequently asked questions

Terms and conditions

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Where will you visit next?

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