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Gift Membership

It is the perfect gift to surprise a loved one with this Christmas or any occasion, packed with adventures, fun days out and unlimited entry to Scotland’s rich history, amazing castle and unmissable events. It really is the gift that keeps on giving!

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It's the perfect time to get out exploring and enjoy our fantastic attractions and enjoy 5,000 years of Scottish history as often as you like with an annual or life membership.

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Members enjoy:

• free access to over 70 heritage attractions across Scotland
• free entry to over 400 daytime events a year
• a 20% discount in our shops and a 10% discount in our cafes

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It’s good to be a member. Joining will entitle you to:

  • free entry to our heritage attractions across Scotland
  • free entry to more than 400 daytime events
  • a 20% discount in our shops
  • a 10% discount in our cafés
  • a 20% discount on an annual gift membership
  • a free quarterly members’ magazine
  • a membership pack, including membership cards and a handbook
  • discounted entry to English Heritage, Cadw and Manx National Heritage sites. This becomes free entry if you renew your membership.
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Membership types

Our memberships are flexible and affordable, so you can choose the type that’s right for you. We have options for:

  • single adults, including concessions
  • joint membership
  • family membership
  • life membership
  • Gift membership

See a full list of membership types and prices.

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If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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Membership Team
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House
Salisbury Place

Telephone: 0131 668 8999
Email: members@hes.scot

Historic Scotland

The benefits

  • Free admission

    Free admission to over 70 heritage attractions across Scotland

  • Free events

    Free entry to over 400 daytime events a year

  • Retail and cafe discounts

    A 20% discount in our shops and a 10% discount in our cafes

  • Free magazine

    Our magazine delivered to your door every three months