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Explore the nation’s heritage from just £65 per year.
Hundreds of the most beautiful historic houses, castles, and gardens across Britain offer our members free entry.
Also: receive a quarterly magazine, enjoy monthly online lectures, get exclusive invitations to buy tickets for behind-the-scenes tours, and take up a range of special offers on holidays, books, and other products you might like.
Go behind closed doors on exclusive owner-guided tours to intimate private houses.
Upton Cressett Hall, Shropshire
Upton Cressett Hall
Sion Hill Hall
Sion Hill Hall
Hasfield Court, Gloucestershire
Remembering our Education Adviser, Gail Bromley MBE FLS
It is with great sadness that we must let members know that our Education Adviser, Gail Bromley, has passed away. Our thoughts and condolences are with Gail’s family and friends at this very difficult time.
See the Sun King’s Palace of Versailles in intricate detail at new exhibition at Ushaw Historic House
In a UK-first, the pages of some of the rarest books in European history will be brought to life in an innovative exhibition at Ushaw Historic House this spring.