Supporter groups in the North East
Join a supporter group in the North East and meet with other National Trust members and volunteers who feel passionate about the same things you do. There are five groups in the area to choose from.
Why join a supporter group?
Getting together with other National Trust enthusiasts, members and volunteers who feel passionate about the same things is priceless. Sharing unique experiences and finding out more about the places you care about is what being part of a local National Trust supporter group is all about.
From listening to expert talks and going on behind-the-scenes tours to taking relaxing holidays or restoring natural habitats in the great outdoors, you’ll be part of something amazing. Supporter groups promote and assist the National Trust’s work within their local area and raise money for conservation and development projects through all kinds of events.
County Durham Centre
The County Durham Centre was established in 1970 to promote and actively assist the National Trust.
Northumbria National Trust Volunteer Group
Northumbria National Trust Volunteer Group supports the National Trust by carrying out practical outdoor conservation tasks at places in the Northumbria region, covering Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and County Durham.
Tyne Valley Association
The Tyne Valley Association was established in 1991 to provide a forum for those wishing to learn more about the National Trust. Members of the National Trust and Scottish National Trust as well as volunteers are welcome into the group.
They mainly draw members from South East Northumberland but some come from Newcastle and North Northumberland and they are happy to welcome anyone who is prepared to travel to Hexham where they meet.
The Tyneside Association, based in Newcastle upon Tyne, has a wide range of activities arranged for its membership.
Friends of Washington Old Hall
The Friends of Washington Old Hall help to care for Washington Old Hall. This group has played an integral part in preserving this special place for future generations. Members recognise the historical and environmental importance of Washington Old Hall and promote it as a centre for community activity and educational opportunity.
Use the supporter group directory (PDF) to find membership enquiry contact details and links to group websites for further information.
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