The Thanet Countryside Trust needs the support of its members to help it achieve its aims of preserving local wildlife and providing education in ecology for the local community.

Benefits of Membership

  • tableUnlimited FREE entrance to Monkton Nature Reserve during normal opening hours, 7 days a week (after hours by arrangement)
  • FREE membership to the Monkton Stargazers astronomy group (including nine programmed viewing evenings during the year) with reduced prices for special events
  • Reduced prices for special talks and presentations
  • The right to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Thanet Countryside Trust and have your say on Reserve matters
  • Use of the kitchen area, with tea and coffee usually available
  • A regular newsletter covering events at the Reserve and issues relating to the Trust
  • Free guided walks to view the orchid displays
  • A talk, with refreshments, to update members on conservation and Reserve matters, held in the summer
  • Use of reference library books and computers (with help from staff) to find and discuss items

Membership Fees 2017

  • Single: £12.00
  • Joint (2 adults at same address): £18.00
  • Family (2 adults and 2 children (16 & under)): £18.00
  • (For concessions, deduct £1 for each qualifying adult.)
If you have bought a day entrance and then decide you would like to take out membership, we will deduct the cost of your entrance fee from the membership price! Just speak to a member of staff before you leave.

Please Note: Membership runs from the date of joining to the end of the calendar year, and will be due for renewal on 1st January. Fees are discounted when taken out during the last quarter of the year.

A renewal form is sent out in the Autumn newsletter.

* We aim to keep our membership fees as low as possible for the benefit of all our supporters and our community. However, additional donations will always be welcome and used towards the upkeep of our unique Reserve at Monkton.

Join us, and help protect Thanet’s countryside.

Membership Form

Download Our Membership Form Here