Why Join?

Membership is the best way to explore Britain's most beautiful houses, castles, and gardens, while also helping to protect them.


Historic Houses membership is the best way to contribute to the vital work we do in protecting and preserving heritage.

In return, hundreds of our most fascinating houses and gardens offer members free entry to their grounds. It’s a key to discover the UK’s most cherished places.

Annual membership starts at less than £54 per person.* Read more about benefits of membership below.

*Based on a joint membership.

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How much is annual membership?

Single Membership

£68.00 per year

Double Membership

£108.00 per year

Additional Adult / Child

£30.00 per year

The total price for your household will be calculated automatically, before you commit, when you tell us who’s signing up on our ‘Join‘ page.

Membership can be purchased either as a one-time card payment, or as a recurring annual direct debit.

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What happens after I’ve joined?

  • You will receive a temporary membership card via email within 30 minutes of joining.
  • Your physical membership card will arrive in the post within a few weeks (times will vary for overseas subscribers) together with your handbook.
  • We’ll add you to our members email list for updates and exclusive members’ content.
  • You will need to register a user account to access the members area of the website.

When the next issue of the magazine is ready it will be sent to you in the post, unless you’ve selected our paperless opt-out to reduce waste. Magazines can be read online once you’ve logged in.


Got Any Questions?

They may be answered on our FAQs page, below. Otherwise, feel free to get in touch.

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