National Trust

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The National Trust is a charity that works to preserve and protect the coastline, countryside and buildings of England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

It owns over 200 historic stately homes and manages large tracts of coastline and countryside.

Lyme House - National Trust, Cheshire
Lyme House – National Trust, Cheshire

Some of these places have been included in articles on this website:

Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire
Belton House, Lincolnshire
Beninbrough Hall, North Yorkshire
Botallack Mine, Cornwall
Blickling Hall, Norfolk
Brimham Rocks, North Yorkshire
Buckland Abbey, Devon
Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire
Chastleton House and Gardens, Oxfordshire
Croome, Worcestershire
Dunham Massey, Cheshire
Felbrigg Hall, Norfolk
Fountains Abbey, North Yorkshire
Grantham House, Lincolnshire
Gunby Hall, Lincolnshire
Hanbury Hall, Worcestershire
Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
Hare Hill, Cheshire
Killerton, Devon
Lanhydrock House, Cornwall
Lindisfarne Castle, Northumberland
Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire
Lyme, Cheshire
Montacute House, Somerset
Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire
Packwood House, Warwickshire
Quarry Bank, Cheshire
Rufford Old Hall, Lancashire
St Michael’s Mount, Cornwall
Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire
Tintinhill, Somerset
Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire
Wallington Hall, Northumberland
Woolsthorpe Manor, Lincolnshire

If you visit sites regularly, then Annual membership can save you a lot of money. Senior discounts are available once you have been a member for 5 years.

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However if you are over 60, then you could join the National Trust for Scotland and save about 20% on their standard adult membership, whilst still being able to access all National Trust sites.  Click on the banner below for more details.

See also:
Our Top Twenty National Trust Sites
English Heritage versus National Trust – Which to join?
Historic Houses versus National Trust – Which to join

Why should you join the National Trust?  An article published by AgeUK.