Visit a National Trust place for free this autumn
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
We care for more than 500 places, so it’s not possible for us to list all the places included in this offer in one place. However, you can visit any pay-for-entry place not listed in our exemptions with your pass.
Everyone is welcome to use the pass, whether you’re visiting on your own, with another adult or with children. Two adults maximum can use one pass – if you’d like to visit with four adults for example, you’ll need to download two passes.
The autumn pass is valid for a visit between 18 September and 20 October 2023.
We’re sorry to hear this. It can take up to 48 hours for the email to arrive. Please check your junk or spam folder and if you've still not received your email call 0344 800 1895 so we can look into this for you. If you've taken a screenshot of the confirmation page, you can show this to our teams to gain free entry when you visit the places we care for.
The National Trust for Scotland is a separate organisation to us. These free visit offers are not valid at places that are cared for by National Trust for Scotland.
Terms and conditions
- The number of free National Trust autumn passes as part of this promotion is limited; the promotion is open from Monday 18 September 2023 until the limited number of passes have been distributed, or until Friday 20 October 2023, whichever is earliest.
- National Trust autumn passes can be obtained only by completing an online form to receive the pass in the form of a confirmation email.
- This National Trust autumn pass is for admission only.
- This National Trust autumn pass does not include parking at National Trust places, unless the price of parking is included within the standard admission price.
- This National Trust autumn pass is a single-use pass and may only be used once.
- This National Trust autumn pass allows entry for two adults and up to three children, or one adult and up to four children. Adults are those aged 18 or over; children are those aged 5-17 inclusive; under 5s receive free admission at National Trust properties.
- This National Trust autumn pass gives free admission to any National Trust property except for those properties excluded from the promotion. Passholders should check in advance of travelling as entry can be refused at an excluded venue.
- This National Trust autumn pass does not allow admission to places with reciprocal entry agreements, such as English Heritage (including Stonehenge) or National Trust for Scotland.
- This National Trust autumn pass will be valid for use from the date of issue through to Friday 20 October 2023 inclusive. This voucher may not be used during any school holidays, so please check in advance with the place you are visiting to avoid the risk of being unable to visit using this voucher. This National Trust autumn pass is valid seven days a week at National Trust properties within advertised opening hours. Opening hours may be subject to change at any time and should be checked on the property’s webpage when planning a visit.
- To redeem the free National Trust autumn pass, passholders must present their confirmation email to a team member at the National Trust property. Mobile coverage may be limited at the property, so passholders are advised to download the confirmation email to their device or print the email.
- Passholders who cannot present a confirmation email/pass may be charged the full admission price.
- This National Trust autumn pass cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer and has no cash value. It cannot be redeemed against the cost of National Trust membership.
- This National Trust autumn pass is not for resale and is non-transferable. ID may be requested to verify that the name of the visitor(s) corresponds to the name on the pass confirmation email. If the National Trust deems that they do not correspond, we reserve the right to refuse use of the National Trust autumn pass and the full admission price may be charged.
- Only one National Trust autumn pass per household will be permitted.
- National Trust autumn passes are available to residents of England, Wales or Northern Ireland except employees of the National Trust and their immediate families including their spouses, siblings, children and parents.
- The National Trust (Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2NA) is a registered charity (205846).
- Some National Trust properties require booking in advance of the visit date. At these properties, without a booking we cannot guarantee entry. It is important to check the property’s webpage when planning a visit to check whether this is the case and to book tickets. To book with the pass:
- Visit the property’s webpage, click ‘Book a visit’.
- Select a free member’s ticket and when asked for your membership number type ESCAPEINTOAUTUMN23
- Complete the transaction and you will receive a booking confirmation by email. If you only select the free members tickets, you will not need to enter your debit/credit card details and you will not be charged.
- Present both your booking confirmation and the National Trust family autumn email to the National Trust team member on arrival. Entry cannot be guaranteed without a booking confirmation. Free entry cannot be guaranteed without a National Trust autumn pass.
If you have a voucher to visit a National Trust place, please read this list of properties that are exempt from free admission promotions before planning your visit.
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