Organisation Membership Benefits
As a member of English Heritage you get the
- Free entry to over 400 properties for up
to 6 accompanying children (under 19) within your family group.
- A welcome pack with full-colour guide to
- Members' quarterly magazine,
- Free or reduced price admission to
events - some events like the Annual Festival of History still requires
members to pay an entry fee, although this is reduced over what normal
members of the public pay.
- Half-price admission to historic
properties in Scotland, Wales and the Isle of Man (FREE after your first
year of membership).
- Reduced price entry to many other
historic sites in England.
- The opportunity to participate in a
diverse range of heritage related activities from lectures and
behind-the-scene tours to short breaks and world cruises.
Prices change on an annual basis so rather
than putting them here, it is better that you take a look at their
where you can
also join online.
- FREE entry and parking at more than 300
historic houses and gardens.
- FREE parking at their countryside and
– the complete
guide to all of the places you can visit.
- Regional Newsletters packed with details
of special events at locations near you.
- Three editions of
news, views, gardening and letters, exclusively for members.
- Information about
Centres and Associations
in your area.
- FREE admission to properties cared for
by the National Trust for Scotland.
- They also have agreements with a number
visiting any of these places and have a valid membership card, you could
visit their National Trust facilities for FREE or at a concessionary rate.
The range of membership rates
and the fact they change each year means it is not effective to show them here,
so take a look at their
details on this and how to apply.
- Free access to over 300 properties
throughout Britain (including free admission to National Trust properties
in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and others worldwide).
- Free car parking at The National Trust
for Scotland sites when displaying your membership sticker.
- Complimentary copy of `Guide to
Properties` listing all properties, travel directions, opening times etc.
- 3 issues each year of `Scotland in
- Join a Members´ Centre. There are 39
Member Groups throughout Scotland, along with one in Cambridge and one in
London. Groups help organise fundraising events, guide at properties and
help run some of the shops. Each group has a varied programme of talks and
outings for everyone to enjoy. For more information please
For more details on membership rates and
how to join NT for Scotland see
- Free admission to all
Cadw attractions, from Caerphilly Castle, Castell Coch and Tintern Abbey
in the south to world-famous Caernarfon and Harlech castles in the north.
- Half price admission
to hundreds of sites in England and Scotland, from Stonehenge to Edinburgh
Castle. When you rejoin ‘Heritage in Wales’ without a break, then
admission to the historic sites in all three countries is free. (National
Trust properties and Historic Royal Palaces such as the Tower of London
are not included).
- Free 'Heritage in
Wales' membership pack-includes a range of full colour brochures with
details of all the castles and historic places in the care of Cadw, and a
large, illustrated, full colour map.
- Discounts: save 10%
on purchases of £5 or more on all Cadw’s specially-designed gifts and
- A full year's issues
of 'Heritage In Wales' magazine to keep you up-to-date on new developments
and special events.
- Special Entitlements
For Life And Joint Life Members. As well as gaining free admission to
sites in the care of Cadw, English Heritage and Historic Scotland,
Life/Joint Life members may each take their children under 16 years of age
or one adult guest, free of charge.
For latest membership rates see
this page on their website.
- Free Entry to all Historic Scotland's
- Free Entry to over 400 Historic Scotland
history and music to battle re-enactments and spectacular jousting
- 20% retail discount in all Historic
Scotland shops - includes books, clothing and gifts.
- Exclusive online area offering
information on special tours, events and retail offers at onsite shops and
our online shop.
- Half price entry to over 500 heritage
attractions in England, Wales and the Isle of Man in your first year of
membership (free entry in your second and subsequent years).
- The opportunity to take part in members
activities from guided tours and lectures to ceilidhs and cruises.
- Membership Pack containing handbook,
events guide and full information on all membership benefits.
- Free quarterly magazine keeping you
informed with features on history and heritage conservation projects and
places to visit.
For full details on membership benefits
together with latest membership rates -
Individuals or families who do not own
historic houses but who have an interest in and enjoy visiting them and
their gardens, and subscribe to the aims of the Association. Benefits
- Being able to visit free nearly 300 HHA
Member properties that are open to the public.
Free to Friends
list of the current properties available to visit.
- Copies of the HHA's quarterly magazine
Historic House and Activities
- Annual booklet
Houses and Gardens which Members and
Friends may Visit
- Opportunities to join special regional
tours to properties, many not generally open to the public, which are
organised by the HHA's volunteer Regional Friends Representatives
- Invitations to attend the Annual General
Meeting and HHA/Smiths Gore Lecture
- Opportunities to attend occasional
social events for Friends in some individual Regions and the annual Hugh
Membership types and costs can be found by
and taking the
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with a guest to RHS Gardens: Wisley, Rosemoor, Harlow Carr and Hyde Hall.
to over 140 RHS Recommended Gardens, some throughout their opening season
and others at selected periods.
RHS Flower Shows
Privileged entry and reduced rate tickets to RHS Chelsea Flower Show,
Hampton Court Palace Flower Show and the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park.
Free Monthly Magazine
Enjoy The Garden, full of practical
advice, ideas and inspiration.
Free support and answers to your
RHS Recommended Events
Reduced rate tickets to hundreds of lectures, tours and workshops around
For list of membership types, prices and
the ability to join online -
take this link.
- Dedicate a recently planted native tree
in your name, you get a certificate
- An informative directory featuring
Woodland Trust woods
- A handy guide to identifying native
trees and shrubs
- Regular copies of the members only
There are various membership types
available so see their
website for details and the ability to join online.
- FREE entry to WWT's wetland centres
- FREE quarterly "Waterlife" magazine
For latest prices and categories or
entry to over 100 nature reserves all over the UK,
from dramatic coastal cliffs to tranquil grasslands and
inspiring hills and mountains
magazine the RSPB's members' magazine, a large-format, quarterly
production packed full of news about RSPB action and events, photographs,
features and members' news and views.
Family members also receive special magazines age related to their
children. These 'Wingbeat' for 13-18 year olds, 'Birdlife' for 8-12 year
olds and Wild Times for under 8's
Free Gift for adult members and children members
see their website
offers and prices.
- copy of magazine,
- a copy of
Exploring Reserves guide
- free entry to their three visitor
- free entry to their
- discounts on guided walks and
- an invitation to the annual members'
- an opportunity to vote on SWT affairs
- a chance to participate in the many
activities run by local Members Centres
For fuller details on benefits, membership
types and prices see their web page here.
- A newsletter or magazine from your local
Wildlife Trust, keeping you informed about the wildlife on your doorstep
- The majority of local Wildlife Trusts
also distribute Natural World magazine to their members, a colour magazine
produced three times a year and is full of articles, photography and the
latest wildlife news.
- Details of the Wildlife Trust nature
reserves in your area
- Invitations to local events, many of
- Opportunities to lend a hand and play a
direct role in helping local wildlife
For fuller details on benefits, membership
types and prices
see their web page here.
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