National Trust Family Membership special summer deals

National Trust Family MembershipNational Trust Family Membership is a fantastic, great value option for days out in Britain this summer. Visit hundreds of fun and interesting places across the country from gardens, parks, beaches, woodland, countryside, castles and houses. There’s also summer special deals such as Kids Go Free and Wild Child nature activities.

Kids Go Free – save money for summer

National Trust Lydford Gorge

Children playing in a waterfall at Lydford Gorge, Devon ©NTPL/John Millar

The ‘Kids Go Free’ deal is available at hundreds of properties throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland this summer. Two children can get FREE entry to National Trust sites, per paying adult. Whether you want to explore historic houses or discover nature in the great outdoors, it’s a great way to spend your days and save money.

It’s not often you get a freebie, so what are you waiting for, there’s a whole world of fun and adventure for the whole family. To find out which places are running this fantastic promotion and to download the required vouchers, visit the National Trust website.

National Trust Family Membership

National Trust Family Membership is a great value to enjoy fun days out throughout the summer. There’s so much to see and do, and it lasts for a whole year. If you sign up online, you get the following extra benefits:

12 month’s membership for the price of nine – online exclusive deal
FREE binoculars – online exclusive deal

National Trust Family Membership includes loads of other benefits such as FREE entry and parking at over 300 gardens and houses, FREE parking at most sites (including countryside, woodland and coastal), FREE members’ handbook, regional newsletters, the National Trust exclusive members’ magazine and much more.

National Trust Family Membership is flexible and has a range of different money saving categories and costs to suit all families, such as:

Two adults and their children or grandchildren – only £70.12*

Children under 5 get FREE entry to all National Trust sites.

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Wild Child outdoor summer events

Kids Bug Hunt National Trust Sheffield Park East Sussex

Children on a bug-hunt at Sheffield Park, East Sussex ©NTPL/John Millar

Throughout the summer holidays there’s hundreds of ‘Wild Child’ events going on around the country at gardens, parks, woodlands, countryside and beaches. These provide the kids with a great chance to get up close to nature and the great outdoors. Here’s a selection of what’s going on.

Wild Child Weather Watch – Morden Hall Park (London)

Weather inspired games, such as exploring the power of the sun

Wild Child Den Building – Ightham Mote (Kent)

Learn how to build a den in the Ightham Mote woodland

Minibeast Walk – The Vyne (Hampshire)

Discover the world of minibeasts on a warden led walk

Den Building Day – Brownsea Island (Dorset)

Learn how to build a den using natural materials with the Brownsea ranger team

Wild Child Wednesdays – Castle Drogo (Devon)

Weekly fun filled nature activities, such as den building, bush craft, river dipping and much more

Pond Bugs and Beasties – East Devon Jurassic Coast (Devon)

Discover the world of pond bugs and beasties with the ranger

Wildlife Day – Snowshill Manor and Garden (Gloucestershire)

Meet some of the smallest animal residents that live in the garden and surrounding fields

Wild Child Family Fun Days – Baddesley Clinton (West Midlands)

Wildlife workshops, storytelling and crafts

Dragons, Damsels and Lake Dipping – Berrington Hall (Herefordshire)

Bug hunting in the parkland and lake

Twilight Woodland Walks – Colby Woodland Garden (Pembrokeshire)

Discover what comes out of the woods at night on a family-friendly evening walk with a wildlife expert

Wild Child Summer Camp – Co. Down (Northern Ireland)

Exciting, fun and educational week in the great outdoors

Wild Child Forest Schools – Allten Banks and Staward Gorge (Northumberland)

Family fun in the woods building shelters, open fires and more

Geocaching Taster Day – Calke Abbey (Derbyshire)

Treasure hunt using GPS with warden guidance

Nature Detectives – Ilam Park and South Peak Estate (Derbyshire)

Explore summertime wildlife on the nature trail and hands on activities at the learning centre

Batty Bats and Mad Moths – Sheringham Park (Norfolk)

Family friendly look at night time creatures such as bats and moths

Bee There or Bee Square – Ickworth (Suffolk)

Celebration of bees and activities with the beekeeper

Many ‘Wild Child’ events are FREE, whilst 2014 National Trust Membership deals will give you discounts on many others. For full details of what’s going on around the country, you can search for events.

Make the most of these fun packed family days out, for more information visit

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* Prices quoted are for 2013