York Association of the National Trust  (YANT)

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Enjoy Getting Out And About?

Our aim is to enhance the social lives of our Yorkshire members through the provision of enjoyable and informative day-trips, holidays, talks and walks.


We are affiliated to the National Trust, but our membership is open to anyone.



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Learn more about the National Trust Properties in our area, which YANT supports through our activities and fund-raising.


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Our YANT walking groups are very active, with half-day, full-day and extended guided walks taking place throughout the year.



We also organise regular talks on subjects of interest to our members.


Read more about both YANT walks and talks here

about us

Local National Trust Properties

walks and talks

Our organised day trips on a host of different themes are very popular. You will be picked up by coach (usually from a central point in York), and dropped off at the end of the day.



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Every year we organsie some six or seven holidays, one or two to continental Europe, the rest within Britain.




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Our social events such as coffee mornings, musical events, mystery tours with lunch, and treasure hunts are very popular.  


You could also attend our informal drop-in light lunch every month at a local venue.


Any surplus funds we have at the end of the year are donated to our local National Trust Properties.

Membership is open to everyone.




More details, and an application form, are available here

day trips

organised holidays

fundraising & social



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On Saturday 7th April, 2018 the layout of the YANT Public website ( will be changing. We will be using a system called Responsive Pages, which lets a website adapt the layout of the page to suit different devices - laptop, tablet, mobile phone - based on screen size, platform and orientation. If you would like a first look at the new layout you can try it using the temporary address Please send any comments, or details of any mistakes you may notice, to me at Please do not bookmark the site as the temporary address will be removed once the change has taken place and the site may change before it goes live.