Supporter groups in Yorkshire
Join a supporter group in Yorkshire and meet with other National Trust members and volunteers who feel passionate about the same things you do. There are a number of supporter groups in the county, so there is sure to be one close to you.
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.
Airedale and Wharfedale Association
Make more of your involvement with the National Trust by joining the Airedale and Wharfedale Association and participating in their many activities. Since its formation in 1971, members have raised thousands of pounds in support of Trust places and appeals.
The Cleveland Association, founded in 1981, is open to all National Trust members, volunteers and members of affiliated organisations. Members come from the Teesside area together with South Durham and the most northerly parts of North Yorkshire. The Association particularly looks to support Ormesby Hall and the countryside estates of Co. Durham and North Yorkshire.
The Doncaster Association formed in 1982 and welcomes National Trust members and volunteers to enjoy the added benefits of belonging to a local group.
East Yorkshire Association
With around 150 members, membership to the East Yorkshire Association is open to National Trust members and volunteers. Anyone with an interest in historic places and landscapes is welcome to join this group, which dates to 1985.
Friends of East Riddlesden Hall
The Friends of East Riddlesden Hall is a group of mainly local people who have an interest in both the history and present running of East Riddlesden Hall.
Friends of Nostell Priory
The Friends of Nostell Priory come from all walks of life and have an interest in the future preservation, conservation and promotion of Nostell Priory.
Harrogate and the Dales Association
The Harrogate and the Dales Association was founded in 1978. They cover Harrogate, Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Ripon, Northallerton, Thirsk, Leyburn, Aysgarth, Wetherby, Otley and Richmond and the places nearby.
Amongst the National Trust properties they support are Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, and Brimham Rocks.
Holme and Calder Association
The Holme and Calder Association exists to promote the work of the National Trust and to bring together those who have an interest in such matters for mutual benefit.
Their membership is drawn from a wide geographical area in West Yorkshire, including Huddersfield, Halifax and surrounding communities.
The Leeds and District Association
The Leeds and District Association was founded in 1974 and has an active membership. It covers all areas in and around both Leeds and Wakefield.
Founded in 1972, the Sheffield Association has around 300 National Trust members, with many of them living in Sheffield and the surrounding area. Membership is open to members of the National Trust and affiliated organisations and to holders of a valid National Trust volunteer card.
West Yorkshire National Trust Volunteers Group
West Yorkshire National Trust Volunteers (WYNTV) is a conservation volunteer group founded in 1983.
For 50 years the York Association of the National Trust (YANT) has been a welcome focus for people from in and around York, organising a wide range of year-round activities.
The main objective of all the activities they arrange is to enable members to meet and spend time with people who have similar interests. The social side of the activities is perhaps the most rewarding
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