THE National Lottery Open Week returns this spring with free and discounted entry to venues across England
To say thank you for the £30million raised for Good Causes every week by players, National Lottery-funded venues are offering free entry, discounts and special offers throughout National Lottery Open Week
A National Lottery ticket, Scratchcard or Instant Win Game can be used to unlock the offers at a range of venues and locations across the UK
The National Lottery Open Week runs 18 – 26 March: the perfect excuse for a Mother’s Day celebration or value for money day out!
15 February 2023: To say thank you for the £30million raised for Good Causes every week by players, The National Lottery is offering free entry and special offers at a range of National Lottery funded venues across the UK as part of The National Lottery Open Week.
From Saturday 18 – Sunday 26 March 2023, anyone with a valid online or retail National Lottery ticket, Scratchcard or Instant Win Game can enjoy special offers at selected National Lottery-funded venues and attractions.
With hundreds of venues to choose from across the UK, there are plenty of low-cost days out to look forward to this National Lottery Open Week, including the chance to:
Delve into the past at historical houses, castles and museums
Embrace nature in all its glory at wildlife hotspots
Relive iconic moments at famous sports venues or,
Enjoy a culture fix at art galleries across England/Wales/Scotland/Northern Ireland and beyond.
There’s something to excite everyone this year! To view all venues and offers available, visit www.nationallotteryopenweek.com.
The National Lottery Open Week offers in England include:
Embrace your wild side at the world-famous Eden Project in Cornwall. Rediscover the natural world at this unique venue with free entry from 18-26 March 2023.
Explore London’s iconic castle and World Heritage Site with 25 per cent off entry to the Tower of London throughout National Lottery Open Week.
Relive some of our greatest British love stories with free entry to selected National Trust sites including Sissinghurst in Kent, Waddesdon in Buckinghamshire, Wimpole Village in Cambridgeshire, Seaton Delaval Hall in Northumberland and Dyrham Park in Gloucestershire.
Explore one of the RSPB’s fascinating nature reserves around the UK such as RSPB Cameron’s Cottage, in Wiltshire, which is offering discounted forest adventure days and introduction to whittling sessions.
Check out everything from Concorde to McClaren with half price entry at Brooklands Museum in Surrey (20-24 March), find your sea legs in Bristol on SS Great Britain or climb aboard a giant warship in London with 2 for 1 entry on HMS Belfast for a mates day out.
Explore time and space with free entry to the Black Country Living Museum in Dudley or 2 for 1 planetarium tickets at the Tyne & Wear Museum and the Cambridge Museum of Technology with your little ones.
Get lost with free entry in the Insta-worthy Spring flower meadows at the National Trust’s Stowe Gardens in Buckingham or English Heritage’s Dunkirk tunnels at Dover Castle.
Or delve into the BFI National Archive and take their Behind-the-Scenes tour to enjoy the best of British film-making.
Darren Henley OBE, Chief Executive of Arts Council England and Chair of the National Lottery Forum said: “The National Lottery Open Week offers players a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a low-cost day out at venues across the UK – from castles to nature reserves, museums to sports venues. It’s our way of saying thank you to National Lottery players who raise an incredible £30million each week for Good Causes. That funding makes a huge difference to venues and projects across the arts, sports, community and heritage sectors, funding many iconic venues, historical landmarks and other amazing days out across the UK.”
Use any retail or online National Lottery ticket, Scratchcard or Instant Win Games, for special offers at selected attractions between 18 and 26 March 2023.