Memberships and Community Partnerships
You can make a difference. Contribute to The Fells by becoming a member.
Become a member - Join 1,100-plus member households and help advance the Hay legacy of land stewardship and “knowing your place within the natural world.” Relish in the satisfaction of knowing that your membership helps to preserve an historic estate and its beautiful gardens for generations to come.
Reserve Here for the member opening reception on Friday, May 25th, 2018.
Member Dues -
Individual $40–Unlimited free visits, 10% discount at our Annual Plant Sale, reduced class fees, two free admission passes, an invitation to a special member opening reception and a 1-year subscription to Better Homes and Gardens Magazine or Martha Stewart Living Magazine.
- Household $60–Individual benefits, plus unlimited free visits for 2 adults and children/grandchildren under age 18 in same household/family.
- Sponsor $125–Household benefits, plus two guests free of charge with each visit, and a 1-year subscription to New Hampshire Home Magazine.
- Advocate $250–Sponsor benefits, plus as many guests free of charge with each visit as you like,
- Patron $500–Advocate benefits, an invitation to a special Donor Reception, plus 2 free event tickets.
- Benefactor $1,000–Patron benefits, plus a private house/garden tour and reception for up to 20 guests.
- Sustainer $2,500–Benefactor benefits, plus free admission to most Fells programs and events.
Other Benefits for All Membership Levels
Members may visit nearly 300 botanical gardens, arboreta, and conservatories throughout the region and in North America, offering special admission privileges and many other benefits through the American Horticultural Reciprocal Admissions Program. Some of the regional sites include The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens; Tower Hill Botanic Garden; Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home; The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University; among many other fine sites. For a complete list see AHS Gardens.
Members also receive reciprocal admission privileges to select regional museums and discounts at the finest local plant nurseries. Click here for a list of participating nurseries and attractions.
And thanks to White Flower Farm for offering all Fells members an annual 20 percent discount off a single order. Simply return the coupon included with your membership acknowledgement to White Flower Farm. For information about White Flower Farm see www.whiteflowerfarm.com.
Discover how a Library Membership can serve your community!
Library Members receive single day general admission passes (not valid for special events or programs for which a fee applies) for their patrons use, two for each day of the week. Each pass admits up to 2 adults and accompanying children under age 18 in the same household to The Fells Main House and grounds. Guests may hike our scenic trails and stroll the gardens; go on a historic guided tour of our Main House; see new art and sculpture exhibits; visit the Fairy Village; and enjoy the views of lake and mountain from our Veranda. Annual membership dues is $100. For more information contact Tanya Paul on 603-763-4789 ext. 6 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Garden Club Memberships
Garden Club memberships are available for $75 and include the following benefits for members of the respective Garden Club:
- Four circulating admission passes that each admit up to two adults and accompanying children under age 18;
- Ten $5 discount coupons for adult programs;
- 10% discount on group garden tours.
Lodging Members receive Household membership privileges for inn proprietors and reduced fee (50% off) single day passes for their guests. Annual membership fee is $85.00. Establishments who desire reduced price guest passes (50% off) only, without membership privileges, pay an annual fee of $40.00.
All Lodging Members receive a prominent link on The Fells website. Call 603-763-4789 ext. 3 for additional information.
We hope that you will consider doing business with the excellent lodging establishments below who off superb and courteous service.
Burkehaven Lodge at Sunapee, Sunapee
Dexter’s Inn, Trails & Restaurant, Sunapee
Forest Haven, Inc., Bradford
Lake Inn at Mt. Sunapee
Mountain Edge Resort & Spa
Sunapee Lake Lodge, Newbury
Sunapee View Bed and Breakfast, Newbury
Rosewood Country Inn, Bradford
Shaker Hill Bed and Breakfast, Enfield
Twin Doors Bed and Breakfast, Sunapee
The Fells Community Partners program features a single annual request which includes sponsorship and advertising support. Basic benefits include prominent sponsorship listings throughout the year on our website and on-site signage, acknowledgement in our annual Thank You Report and in newsletters and 6 free family admission passes for use by staff or clients. Higher levels of sponsorship have additional benefits such as concert and event sponsorships, free event tickets, recognition at our entry kiosk, private guided tours of The Main House and Gardens and use of the Main House for a reception or retreat. Customized sponsorship packages are available.
For more information about how to become a Community Partner, call 603-763-4789 x 4.
2017 Community Partners
We are grateful to the following businesses for their partnership and support of The Fells. We hope that you will consider doing business with these fine establishments.
Irick Landscape Services, Inc, Wilmot
Peter J. White & Associates, Residential Architecture