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Membership gives you unlimited access to castles and gardens, historic houses and abbeys, and kids go free…

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Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.


Free entry for up to six children accompanied by an adult member (under 19 years and within the family group).


Complimentary full colour handbook worth £10.95. Plus our award winning Members’ Magazine delivered four times a year.


Free or reduced price entry to hundreds of exciting historic events throughout the year.

Stand where history happened

English Heritage cares for over 400 historic monuments, buildings and places - from world-famous prehistoric sites to grand medieval castles, from Roman forts on the edges of an empire to a Cold War bunker.

Experience Stonehenge

Visit one of the most impressive wonders of the world. See the story of Stonehenge and our prehistoric ancestors brought to life through the world-class visitor centre.

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Sun coming up over Stonehenge

London's Blue Plaques

The London Blue Plaque scheme is believed to be the oldest of its kind in the world and celebrates notable figures and the places they lived and worked.

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Blue Plaque for Dame Agatha Christie, Detective Novelist and Playwright. The plaque sits alongside a window covered in flowering clematis armandii

Hadrian's Wall

Discover Roman life along Hadrian's Wall, an epic World Heritage Site marching 73 miles across some of the wildest and most dramatic country in England.

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We have changed

English Heritage has now separated into two organisations. If you are looking for information on listing, planning, grants or heritage research and advice, please visit Historic England.

How We Are Funded

Our target is to become completely self-funding by 2023.  Our confidence in achieving this is based on our track record.  During the past 10 years our commercial income has doubled and we have raised nearly £60m in donated income.

  • 66% Self-generated income
  • 20% One off capital grant
  • 14% Government funding

Making The Most Of Your Support

As a charity we strive to invest as much as possible back into sites, ensuring you can enjoy them now and in the future.

  • 26% Caring for the collection
  • 16% Improving visitor experience
  • 33% Opening to the public
  • 13% Generating income to reinvest
  • 12% Support costs
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