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British Gas emailed me today advising that as a current customer I qualified for 2 for 1 entry at many English Heritage sites during August 2016. The link takes you straight to a page where you can download the PDF voucher. No qualification as a British Gas customer is needed!

They also have a link on there for 25% off a yearly subscription. 'BG25' at checkout
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3 Likes #1
If I may make a minor correction; It is not 2 for 1 for all English Heritage sites as you say. It is only for participating ones.
#2
Cheers for the headsup
1 Like #3
freakie
If I may make a minor correction; It is not 2 for 1 for all English Heritage sites as you say. It is only for participating ones.


It seems Stonehenge isn't included, for example. However the list is participating locations is pretty extensive.

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/join/britishgas/
2 Likes #4
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
13 Likes #5
sickly sweet
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
Also if you are joining National Trust don't! - join the Scottish NT as it is cheaper and can be used at all NT sites.
#6
Great thanks will come in handy when in holiday in August.
#7
kw2
sickly sweet
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
Also if you are joining National Trust don't! - join the Scottish NT as it is cheaper and can be used at all NT sites.

Get ready for the comments about joining the even cheaper foreign ones :(
#8
Tempted. I assume it works on the joint membership too
2 Likes #9
kw2
sickly sweet
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
Also if you are joining National Trust don't! - join the Scottish NT as it is cheaper and can be used at all NT sites.

Some people will want to support the NT and the good work they do through paying membership fees.

Others will say they can't afford to go on the UK price but the Scottish/New Zealand etc reciprocal deal means they can afford to go.

Others will justify abusing the reciprocal rites as that they spend money at the tea shop and gift shop which goes into the charity coffers.

I'm sure people can decide what's right for them. I personally think supporting the National Trust in whatever country you're mainly visiting properties in is the best way forward, but I'm lucky enough to have a lifetime membership.
#10
I am with British gas but do you need to bring proof or anything when you use the voucher. Thanks OP :)
1 Like #11
dragoncurt
I am with British gas but do you need to bring proof or anything when you use the voucher. Thanks OP :)
Nope, no proof needed, all you need to do is print out the voucher or have it ready on your phone to show when you pay the entrance fee. The voucher makes no reference to specific customers etc so can be used by anyone as many times as you like in August
1 Like #12
The list of applicable sites is as follows;

LONDON & EAST
Apsley House
Ashby de la Zouch Castle
Audley End House
Bolsover Castle
Bushmead Priory
Castle Acre Priory
Chiswick House
The Home of Charles Darwin, Down House
Eltham Palace & Gardens
Framlingham Castle
Grimes Graves
Hardwick Old Hall
Hill Hall
Jewel Tower
Kenwood House
Kirby Hall
Kirby Muxloe Castle
Lincoln Bishops Palace
Lyddington Bede House
Marble Hill House
Merchants House
Orford Castle
Peveril Castle
Rangers House
Rushton Triangular Lodge
Saxted Green Post Mill
Tilbury Fort
Wingfield Manor
Wrest Park House & Garden
Wellington Arch

SOUTH EAST

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield
Bayham Old Abbey
Carisbrooke Castle
Deal Castle
Dover Castle
Lullingstone Roman Villa
Medieval Merchants House
Osborne
Pevensey Castle
Portchester Castle
Richborough Roman Fort
St Augustine's Abbey
Walmer Castle and Gardens Yarmouth Castle

WEST
Beeston Castle
Berry Pomeroy Castle
Boscobel House and The Royal Oak
Buildwas Abbey
Chysauster Ancient Village
Cleeve Abbey
Dartmouth Castle
Farleigh Hungerford Castle
Goodrich Castle
Hailes Abbey
Haughmond Abbey
Kenilworth Castle and Elizabethan Garden
Launceston Castle
Wenlock Priory
Muchelney Abbey
Okehampton Castle
Old Wardour Castle
Pendennis Castle
Portland Castle
Restormel Castle
Sherborne Old Castle
St Mawes Castle
Stokesay Castle
Tintagel Castle
Totnes Castle
Witley Court and Gardens
Wroxeter Roman City
Old Sarum

NORTH
Aldborough Roman Site
Aydon Castle
Barnard Castle
Barton St Peter's Church
Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens
Berwick Barracks
Birdoswald Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Brinkburn Priory
Brodsworth Hall and Gardens
Brougham Castle
Byland Abbey
Carlisle Castle
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum - Hadrian's Wall
Clifford's Tower, York
Conisbrough Castle
Corbridge Roman Town - Hadrian's Wall
Dunstanburgh Castle
Etal Castle
Furness Abbey
Helmsley Castle
Housesteads Roman Fort - Hadrian's Wall
Kirkham Priory
Lanercost Priory
Lindisfarne Priory
Middleham Castle
Mount Grace Priory
Pickering Castle
Prudhoe Castle
Richmond Castle
Rievaulx Abbey
Roche Abbey
Scarborough Castle
Stott Park Bobbin Mill
Thornton Abbey and Gatehouse
Tynemouth Priory and Castle
Warkworth Castle
Warkworth Hermitage
Whitby Abbey
York Cold War Bunker
#13
freakie
If I may make a minor correction; It is not 2 for 1 for all English Heritage sites as you say. It is only for participating ones.
Duly noted and updated.
1 Like #14
sickly sweet
freakie
If I may make a minor correction; It is not 2 for 1 for all English Heritage sites as you say. It is only for participating ones.
It seems Stonehenge isn't included, for example. However the list is participating locations is pretty extensive. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/join/britishgas/
No big loss there ; can't even walk in between the stones anymore...
#15
trilogy2k
dragoncurt
I am with British gas but do you need to bring proof or anything when you use the voucher. Thanks OP :)
Nope, no proof needed, all you need to do is print out the voucher or have it ready on your phone to show when you pay the entrance fee. The voucher makes no reference to specific customers etc so can be used by anyone as many times as you like in August

Oh right okay then. Thanks
1 Like #16
kw2
sickly sweet
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
Also if you are joining National Trust don't! - join the Scottish NT as it is cheaper and can be used at all NT sites.


​or the New Zealand NT for even less and get UK NT and English Heritage membership thrown in.
#17
Nice job - heated.
1 Like #18
rmtheatre
kw2
sickly sweet
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
Also if you are joining National Trust don't! - join the Scottish NT as it is cheaper and can be used at all NT sites.

​or the New Zealand NT for even less and get UK NT and English Heritage membership thrown in.

Damn - if I'd known that before the £ tanked :-(

Edited By: simonspeakeasy on Jul 07, 2016 18:49: Edited
1 Like #19
If you want to get membership, as well as the 25% off code, there is also 5% quidco cashback.
#20
i got this email from British gas. Was literally talking about getting a membership for this with the mrs.
2 Likes #21
If you join CSSC (you would need to check the website to see if you are eligible for membership) then you get free membership of English Heritage and Cadw for you and your family.
#22
paulyh's deal is a good one. CSSC membership is £45.60 a year, which gets you 2 adults and up to 4 kids into Cadw and English Heritage sites. English Heritage is £92.50 for 2 adults (plus kids free).

Also Welsh castles with CSSC on the same 2 adults+kids for free.
1 Like #23
exgrouponer
paulyh's deal is a good one. CSSC membership is £45.60 a year, which gets you 2 adults and up to 4 kids into Cadw and English Heritage sites. English Heritage is £92.50 for 2 adults (plus kids free).
Also Welsh castles with CSSC on the same 2 adults+kids for free.

But is that for all English Heritage sites?
#24
paulyh
If you join CSSC (you would need to check the website to see if you are eligible for membership) then you get free membership of English Heritage and Cadw for you and your family.

Looks like you get Stonehenge included as well! :)
1 Like #25
sickly sweet
kw2
sickly sweet
FYI if you have a national trust membership you get reciprocal rights with some (not many, but some!) English heritage locations, such as Stonehenge. Always worth checking it out.
Also if you are joining National Trust don't! - join the Scottish NT as it is cheaper and can be used at all NT sites.
Some people will want to support the NT and the good work they do through paying membership fees.
Others will say they can't afford to go on the UK price but the Scottish/New Zealand etc reciprocal deal means they can afford to go.
Others will justify abusing the reciprocal rites as that they spend money at the tea shop and gift shop which goes into the charity coffers.
I'm sure people can decide what's right for them. I personally think supporting the National Trust in whatever country you're mainly visiting properties in is the best way forward, but I'm lucky enough to have a lifetime membership.

That's all very well, but ignores the fact that charities are meant to be set-up for a charitable purpose, but how does that work with the National Trust CEO receiving over £200K? Seems self-serving to me, and it bugs me that every NT magazine is asking for donations all the time. The National Trust would collapse without all the volunteers who run it, and the salaries of its board members sticks in my craw, so being able to reduce the membership fee by getting a Scottish, New Zealand or Gambian one, is all okay as far as I'm concerned.
#26
midiman
exgrouponer
paulyh's deal is a good one. CSSC membership is £45.60 a year, which gets you 2 adults and up to 4 kids into Cadw and English Heritage sites. English Heritage is £92.50 for 2 adults (plus kids free).
Also Welsh castles with CSSC on the same 2 adults+kids for free.
But is that for all English Heritage sites?
https://www.cssc.co.uk/CSSC/assets/File/SiteListbyCountyCSSCFeb.pdf
List of included sites
#27
Yes, CSSC members can visit all English heritage sites free of charge with the family. We have gone to Stonehenge twice now this year no questions asked just show your membership card. This is just one of the benefits of membership, a free taste card, cheap cinema tickets and various organised trips at amazing prices are the main reasons I joined (I sound like one of their salesmen perhaps I should be on commission!)

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