English Heritage Guardians
Celebrate England's history and get closer to the past by becoming an English Heritage Guardian.
Become a Guardian and make history happen
English Heritage Guardians are a cohort of like-minded supporters who champion the work of the charity and who benefit from exclusive experiences and bespoke events that take them to the heart of England’s heritage.
The philanthropic support that Guardians provide contributes to a wide range of activities including funding landmark projects, the acquisition and conservation of fascinating collection items and ensuring a sustainable future for heritage. Through your support and advocacy you can play a part in achieving our ambition to protect the extraordinary portfolio in our care.
Making History Happen
Your support helps us care for over 400 historic properties, we bring to life the stories of the past through imaginative and inspiring experiences. English Heritage is taking the lead in the sustainable conservation of our heritage as we deploy cutting-edge science to protect our extraordinary collection. To achieve its vision English Heritage needs your help.Download the brochure now
English Heritage Guardians
From £2,000 per year you can can join English Heritage's closest circle of friends. Each tier has a unique set of benefits which have been designed to provide bespoke and inspiring opportunities for you to delve deeper into history.
If you would like to donate regularly but would not like to experience the benefits of the scheme you can join as a Guardian Donor from £1,000 per year. For more information on how to do this please contact the Guardians team.
£2,000 (and above) per year.
Benefits value £438
- Access to unique and intimate Guardians events for you and a guest
- Acknowledgment of your philanthropic donation in the Annual Review
- English Heritage membership for you or as a gift
£5,000 (and above) per year.
Benefits value £1,096
All the benefits of Guardians plus:
- A bespoke behind-the-scenes tour with a curator for you and up to five guests
- Access to unique and intimate Guardians events for you and up to three guests
- A Stone Circle experience at Stonehenge for you and up to three guests
£12,000 (and above) per year.
Benefits values £1,914
All the benefits of Heritage Guardians and Guardians plus:
- An invitation to the annual Chair and Trustees’ Event
- Access to intimate and unique Guardians events for you and up to five guests
- A Stone Circle experience at Stonehenge for you and up to five guests
- A bespoke behind-the-scenes tour with a curator for you and up to nine guests
By joining the Guardians, you will support an important charity which protects the future of our heritage through conservation. Knowing the future of our heritage is being protected for generations to come makes me proud to be a supporter. Being a Guardian also gives the opportunity to understand more about the organisation and it’s values through its diverse programme of activities and events.
How Your Support Helps
View and download our Annual Report which looks back on our activities and achievements in our second year as a charity.
With your support today, we can continue to provide more hands-on learning opportunities and inspire the next generation to protect England’s story.
Gifts in Wills
Whether your passion is for a specific site or for all the historic places in our care, remembering English Heritage in your will supports the heritage that matters to you long into the future.
Find out more about the ways your support makes a difference to our collection of 420 sites and over 500,000 artefacts.