Join English Heritage

Open the door into history and explore over 400 historic properties for free. From castles to gardens, historic houses to abbeys, England's story is waiting to be discovered on your next day out.
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  • Free entry to over 400 historic sites

    From captivating castles, to historic houses, Roman ruins and enchanting abbeys there is so much to explore... Fun adventures for a whole year.

  • Kids go free

    Free entry for up to six accompanying children per adult member.

  • Free or reduced-price entry to events

    Exclusive members' events giving you access to our experts and a glimpse behind the scenes.

  • How much would you save?

    Visit just four of our properties with your family during a year, and you could save almost £40 with annual membership**

  • Exclusive Members' pack

    Handbook, members' magazine, membership card and car sticker.

  • Your support makes the difference

    Membership provides a valuable contribution towards our work in protecting England's magnificent historic properties for years to come.

** Based on a Joint Adult Annual Membership; A family visiting four of our key properties in 12 months.


Type Annual Life
19-59 yrs
Joint Adult*
19-59 yrs
60+ yrs
Joint Senior*
60+ yrs
Adult & Senior*
NUS Members and under 19 yrs

* Kids go free - Up to six children under 19 within your family group can go for free.

Life membership allows free entry to properties for you and one free adult guest. Life Membership is a one off payment, the ages stated by the membership type refer to the age when purchased.