Join or renew as an HHA Friend

Discover some of Britain’s most special places!

As an HHA Friend, you can visit hundreds of privately-owned houses, castles and gardens free during normal opening hours. They include internationally known properties such as Highclere Castle in Berkshire (as seen in Downton Abbey) and smaller manors such as Markenfield Hall in Yorkshire. Many of the properties are still lived in, often by families who have owned them for centuries, and many include exquisite gardens. Each is unique, giving you an unmatched insight into much-loved homes and their social and historical contexts.

As an HHA Friend you also receive:

  • Our quarterly magazine Historic House which is packed with news of the Association, its member properties and Britain’s heritage
  • Opportunities to join specially arranged visits to properties, including some which are not usually open to the public, with refreshments or lunch included in the booking fee

HHA-affiliated properties welcome 24 million visitors a year and also support the equivalent of 41,000 jobs. The HHA advises, promotes and represents these properties, to ensure their survival for future generations to enjoy. Your support as an HHA Friend is crucial to this work and is much appreciated.


Friends Membership Prices

(incl. standard delivery & VAT)
Direct Debit Price Standard Price
Double Membership
77.00
82.00
Single Membership
48.00
51.00
Additional Family Member
23.00
25.00
Additional Family Member Under 3
Free
Free

Please note that there are no concessionary rates for senior citizens and as a general guide most of our Houses give free access to children under 5 years of age.  The Association has no life membership and is unable to accept Gift Aid donations.

Purchase or Renew Membership

I would like to purchase:

Direct Debit - For UK members only
If you wish to make your initial payment by direct debit please download and complete the membership application and direct debit mandate forms (available below) and return them to the HHA.
Download Application and Direct Debit Forms [pdf]

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Membership Pack Delivery
Note: This will be upon receipt of your Direct Debit Mandate if paying by this method.
 £15.00 (UK residents only)
Items sent by special delivery will arrive within 48 hours of receiving your completed application (including completed Direct Debit mandate if required). Please note that the Special Delivery service is not available during bank holiday periods.
Please note that Friends must always show their membership cards in order to gain free entry.  Therefore, Friends must wait for delivery of their joining packs before making use of the free entry scheme.



 

Stately Homes, Castles and Gardens in:

Bedfordshire
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Buckinghamshire
Cambridgeshire
Channel Islands
Cheshire
Cleveland
Co Durham
Cornwall
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Derbyshire
Devon
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East Sussex
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Isle of Man
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London
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Northamptonshire
Northern Ireland
Northumberland
Nottinghamshire
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Scotland
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Staffordshire
Suffolk
Surrey
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Wales
Warwickshire
West Midlands
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Wiltshire
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Yorkshire