Friends of Turn End Trust support the educational, creative and community development by Turn End Trust.  By becoming our Friend, you are helping us to increase opportunities of public appreciation of Turn End, and create a network of supporters and volunteers to help protect and carry it into the future.


Friends ... 

receive invitations to exclusive events, access to the garden and discounted entry to most events.  We have various categories of Friends including Annual, Lifetime and Corporate Membership.  We value the support of our Friends and look forward to welcoming new members to the Scheme.

Being a Friend brings with it:

  • Friends garden visits by appointment: Turn End Garden is open to Friends by appointment.

  • Guests: Friends can bring one guest free of charge to ‘Friends garden visits by appointment’. No charge for accompanied Under 16s.

  • Entry: Friends have free or discounted entry to events (as specified in the events programme). 

  • Corporate Friends: Organisations share membership among colleagues, permitting entry of up to four to any ‘Friends garden visits by appointment’, as well as free or discounted entry to events (as specified in the events programme). Corporate Friends can also book Private Group Visits for groups of 6 or more at reduced rates.

Annual membership

  • £25 - Individual Friend 
  • £35 - Joint Friends (2 named persons) 

Life membership

  • £200 - Individual Friend
  • £300 - Joint Friends (2 named persons) 

How to join

The easiest way to join the Friends scheme is to click Purchase below to go to our Shop where you can select and purchase your membership.

Alternatively you can download, print and complete the Application form to join the Friends Scheme and return it with your payment to the address shown.

If you would like to find out more please contact our Events Co-ordinator on 07591 018601 or email

All income from the Friends scheme will be used solely for enabling Turn End Trust to fulfil its objects in line with the requirements of the Charity Commission. The Trust is indebted to Margaret and Peter Aldington for the use of their house and garden.