The National Trust was established in 1960 by Act of Parliament. It is involved with the preseravation and protection of our heritage The Trust is modelled on similar lines to those of England, Wales and Northern Ireland with the object of holding and maintaining any properties in trust for the benefit and enjoyment of all the people of Zimbabwe. This includes not only the preservation and protection of lands and buildings of national archaeological, historical or aesthetic interest, but also natural resources, fauna and flora. The list can be extended to incorporate objects and collections of interest as defined above. Also works of art, stamps and literature.These are available to the public for purposes of recreation, entertainment, resort or instruction.
Benefits to members Valid card holders are entitled to FREE entry to any of The Trust properties in Zimbabwe. Enjoy and appreciate our beautiful country. In addition, you have FREE admission to the numerous and outstanding properties of the overseas national trusts with whom we have reciprocity: - notably, the National Trust of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the National Trust for Scotland, the National Trust of Ireland. (An Taisce). Also, the National Trusts of Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Jersey, Guernsey, The Netherlands, (Stichting Vrienden der Geldersche Kasteelen and Het Geldersch Landschap), Malaysia, Fiji, Bahamas, Bermuda and Barbados.