Free offers for National Lottery players at 400 heritage attractions: search our map

TV presenter Rachel Riley launching our week of free offers at the Science Museum
National Lottery-funded heritage attractions are saying 'thank you' by offering free entry, treats or discounts to anyone arriving with a National Lottery ticket or scratchcard from 11-17 December.

Update 2: TV presenter Rachel Riley visited the Science Museum, one of the National Lottery-funded attractions taking part, to launch our week of free offers.  

Update 1: Search our map of 400+ free offers. With locations stretching the length and breadth of the country - from Shetland to Penzance, and from Enniskillen to Saxmundham - there's bound to be one near you!

Did you know that without National Lottery players, the £7.8billion of funding awarded to more than 42,000 heritage projects over the last 23 years just wouldn’t have been possible?  

This Christmas, hundreds of our grant recipients are saying 'thank you' for their National Lottery funding by offering everything from free entry and free hot beverages, to free guided tours and gift shop discounts.

Participating organisations and their offers include:

  • free entry to 100 National Trust sites in England, Wales and Northern Ireland on Wednesday 13 December;
  • free entry to the Roman Baths, Bath, on Wednesday 13 December;
  • free entry to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard for the whole week (11-17 December); 
  • a free tree giveaway at the Woodland Trust’s Skipton Woods Christmas Fayre in the Yorkshire Dales;
  • free Science Museum tote bag with accompanying entry to a competition to win a tour of the Flying Scotsman;
  • free entry to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew for the whole week; 
  • free entry to the Royal Shakespeare Company’s award-wining interactive exhibition, The Play's The Thing; 
  • a buy one get one free ticket offer to New Lanark World Heritage Site; 
  • free entry and a mince pie at Buxton Crescent Pump room;
  • first 50 National Lottery ticket holders each day can redeem a ticket to the British Museum’s ‘Scythians: Warriors of Ancient Siberia’ exhibition; and  
  • free entry to the Natural History Museum’s Whales exhibition for the whole week.

Offers vary, so please check the participating attraction's website for all the details and terms and conditions before you visit. Links to each location are included on the map

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