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The National Trust in Surrey…

September 3rd 2014
By: Melanie

The National Trust have been preserving farms, wildlife, buildings and estates since 1895, they were set up to save the UK’s heritage and open spaces for people to enjoy and visit.
 
If you become a member of the National Trust you will be able to benefit from the following:

 
Free entry and parking at over 300 historical houses, gardens and coastline spaces.
Membership magazine
Regional Newsletter
National Trust Magazine
Free gift when you pay by Direct Debit
 
The cost for a family with two adults is £98.00, for more information about membership prices please visit this page http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/membership/
 
There are 16 great National Trust places to visit in and around the Surrey area, here are our top picks:
 
• Black Down, the highest point in the South Downs National Park.
 
• Box Hill – so many events and a lovely National Trust café at the top, picnic, fly a kite, take in the view.
 
• Clandon Park – enjoy this beautiful old manor house, with its grand marble hall, porcelain collection and Maori meeting house.
 
• Claremont Landscape garden – a delightful garden with a beautiful lake to enjoy.
 
• Leith Hill – if you love walking this is a great place to visit the famous tower, and spend time walking through some of Surrey’s prettiest countryside.
 
• Ham House and Garden – described as a ‘unique treasure trove’
 
• Shalford Mill – An 18 Century water mill, which has been well preserved with its original machinery.
 
 For more information about National Trust places in Surrey please click on the link.