Festive Memberships Gifts; National Trust, English Heritage, RHS

November 19th, 2020 / National Trust / No Comments »

Christmas Membership Gifts

With Christmas round the corner and shopping particularly tricky this year, it’s worth considering the benefits of gift membership.  Gift membership is the gift that keeps on giving throughout the year with a range of options available.  Whether you’re interested in free entry for up to 10 children with Family National Trust Membership, RSH membership compliments of Tesco clubcard or a 15% discount off English Heritage membership, there are plenty of offers currently running.

1. National Trust Membership;

The National Trust looks after 300+ historic houses, more than 600,000 acres of land & 700 miles of coastline. Annual membership offers value for money for those planning a number of visits throughout the year that includes a great FREE parking perk. Keep an eye out for the number of children included within the family membership that offers great value for money.

Look Out For; National Trust Family Membership includes up to 10 children/grandchild, (17 years & under) for free.

Cost; £72 an adult/£126 2 adult family.

More details; National Trust Membership Offer.


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National Trust; Hidcote Garden, (photo; Phil Loach)


2. English Heritage Membership; Promo Code

English Heritage cares for 400+ historic settings including 66 castles, 7 palaces, 27 forts, 3 medieval villages and 1 cold war bunker. The range of visitor attractions available coupled with an attractive family deal, (up to 6 children go FREE), makes English Heritage membership appealing.

Look Out For; FREE entry for up to 6 accompanying children, (under 19 years & within the family group), with either 1 or 2 adult annual membership.

Cost; £63 an adult/£109 2 adult family.

Top Tip; Use the promo code EH2020 to pick up a 15% discount off English Heritage gift membership, (excludes Life Membership). For double deals pick up 15 months membership for the price of 12 if you pay by direct debit.

More Information; English Heritage – Membership.


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English Heritage; St Mawes Castle, (photo; Phil Loach)


3. National Trust for Scotland

The National Trust for Scotland offers entry to 100+ castles, gardens & historic houses that offers a varied range of settings to visit plus an attractive family membership offer.

Look Out For; family membership that offers up to 6 children free admission with either 1 or 2 adult family membership, (18 years & under).

Cost; £61.20 an adult/£114 2 adult family.

More Details; National Trust for Scotland Gift Membership.

4. RHS Gift Membership

RHS membership includes free entry to all 4 RHS gardens plus free admission to 200+ partner gardens at select times of the year.  Your gift arrives is a delux pack including a voucher for a free RHS tote bag, a £5 voucher to spend at RHS Gardens and 2 packets of seeds.

Look Out For; Tesco shoppers can redeem clubcard vouchers towards individual gift RHS membership.

Top Tip; As the recipient needs to activates the membership, this allows the giftee to decide when they wish membership to begin.

Cost; £65 an adult/£95 joint membership.




5. The View from The Shard Annual Pass

Billed as the tallest building in Western Europe, The View From The Shard offers stunning views over London including the London Eye, Tower of London & Houses of Parliament.  This new annual pass offers unlimited entry throughout the year plus a host of exclusive extra benefits too

Look Out For; this annual pass comes with fast track entry plus discounts in their bars & shops.

Top Tip; this annual pass starts from the day the pass is collected rather than the date of purchase so you’ll loose no time by planning ahead.

Costs; £79 an adult.

More Details; The View From The Shard Annual Pass.


The View from The Shard near London Bridge

The View from The Shard, (photo; Phil Loach)


6. Ironbridge Passport; Unlimited Children

An Ironbridge Gorge Passport allows you unlimited access to all ten Ironbridge Museums including the ever popular Blists Hill Victorian Town & child-friendly Enginuity Discovery Centre, (t&c’s apply). Family membership offers great value for money.

Look Out For; family passports includes up to 4 children that live with you or your partner,(under 18 years).

Cost; £22 an adult/£69 2 adult family.

7. Free Annual Pass Upgrades

Many visitor attractions across the UK offer a FREE annual upgrade when you purchase full price day tickets that offers value for money on subsequent visits throughout the year.

Look Out For; settings that offer a free annual pass upgrade include Leeds Castle, Blenheim Palace, Cardiff Castle, the National Space Centre & even Buckingham Palace!

Top Tip; many visitor attractions offer a varied programme of events throughout the year that can make each return visit seem very different, (keep an eye out for any excluded dates).

More details; Free Annual Pass Upgrades.


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The Eden Project; Mediterranean Biome, (photo; Phil Loach)


8. Eden Project; Free Annual Upgrade

Each year the Eden Project seemingly extends the range of attractions available to guests to explore and now you can take advantage of a FREE annual pass upgrade that offers great savings on subsequent visits.

Look Out For; a FREE annual pass upgrade when you purchase day tickets to the Eden Project.

9. Forestry Commission; Discovery Pass

For those that enjoy the life outdoors, then a Forestry Commission Discovery Pass can be an ideal membership option. This pass offers 12 months FREE parking at the forest of your choice plus plenty of local deals to boot. Often these secondary deals can include discounts off cycle hire, food & drink as well substantial discounts of Go Ape activities, (restrictions apply).


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