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
Belton House
Beninbrough Hall
Blickling Hall
Brimham Rocks
Buckland Abbey
Calke Abbey
Canons Ashby
Dunham Massey
Felbrigg Hall
Fountains Abbey
Grantham House
Gunby Hall
Hanbury Hall
Hare Hill
Lindisfarne Castle
Little Moreton Hall
Montacute House
Nostell Priory
Packwood House
Quarry Bank
Tattershall Castle
Woolsthorpe Manor

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

*** Special Offer: To receive free binoculars with annual or gift membership paid by direct debit, click on the National Trust banner above. ***

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.

Many heritage sites close between autumn and spring, For more information, see: English Heritage and the National Trust – Winter openings?

See also:
English Heritage versus National Trust – Which to join?
Historic Houses versus National Trust – Which to join?