Membership terms & conditions

Keeping in touch

In becoming an RHS member, you agree to the RHS using your details to process your membership and to manage your membership as set out in the Privacy Policy.

As part of your membership package, you will also receive by email and post: information and news about your membership, special member benefits and offers relating to RHS events, Gardens, Shows and Partner Gardens; information about our services for members such as the Gardening Advice Service; information about the work we do; and special promotional offers on RHS and partner products.

You can unsubscribe from the majority of mail, emails or phone calls at any time by contacting  [email protected] or calling 020 3176 5810 (we’re open weekdays 9am to 5pm, excluding bank holidays). We may still contact you about your voting rights or other non-marketing important information that you need to know.

Please read the members section in the Privacy Policy for more information.  

Welcome Pack

If you do not receive your welcome pack within 21 days of applying for membership or if there are any problems with the membership pack on arrival, please contact [email protected] or call 020 3176 5810 (we’re open weekdays 9am to 5pm, excluding bank holidays).

Membership of the RHS offers a wealth of rewarding benefits designed to provide gardening ideas, advice and inspiration. Entitlements for RHS members vary; please refer to your membership options in the links below. The RHS has the right to change/alter entry rights.

Members joining after August 2009

Options at renewal for existing members who joined after August 2009.

Members who joined before August 2009

The membership options below are closed to new members from August 2009.

The rules for members and membership of the Royal Horticultural Society (effective 1 August 2009) apply to all members and can be  downloaded in PDF format.

Get involved

The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.