Joining the NHLS
Membership of the NHLS Membership is open to anyone with an interest in hedgerows. Help us conserve our countryside heritage using the
traditional craft of hedgelaying.
There are several types of annual subscription available all of which have the following benefits:
- Newsletter published three times per year
- Free entry to the NHLS National Championship
- Access to a wealth of information and advice on hedgerows
- Links with local groups and national conservation organisations
- Opportunities for training and education events across the UK
- Access to a network of like minded people
Note: Subscriptions are due to increase on 1st June 2017. More information here.
Junior (under 18)
Junior members have free membership of the Society.
Senior (60 and over)
Senior members subscription is £10 per annum.
Standard membership of the society is £15 per annum.
Contractor membership costs £45 per annum.
This includes an entry on the Find a Hedgelayer page on the NHLS web site.
Affiliate membership costs £50 per annum and has the following additional benefits:
- Entitlement to nominate one person to represent the group at Society meetings
- Use of the Society's insurance cover for hedgelaying events
- Receipt of a number of copies of the Society newsletter. (Number to be agreed in each case.)
- Entitlement to use the Society's logo appended with the wording “Affiliated Member”
- Use of the NHLS web site to publicise training courses and other events in the “Diary” section
Apply for Membership
Download the membership form on the right, complete it and return it with the relevant payment to the NHLS Treasurer.
Please make any cheques payable to “National Hedgelaying Society”.
For details of how to pay subscriptions see the subscriptions page.