Become a Friend


Membership is a way to ensure the charity receives regular income. Our annual fees provide you with many benefits:

  • eligibility for an annual car parking ticket for Mount Edgcumbe (normally only for residents of the Rame peninsula), with a discounted rate of £65 (£80 for non-members)

  • free access to Mount Edgcumbe House and the Earl's Garden during opening hours (please note this does not include entry to special events such as the annual Christmas Fayre)

  • half price entry to Mount Edgcumbe House and the Earl's Garden for your friends and family when they accompany you

  • discounts at the retail businesses within the country park

  • early notice and preferential booking for all FOMECP events that have limited capacity

  • discounts for 3rd party events run within the Park (discount is at the organisers' discretion)

  • 10% discount on membership of the South West Coast Path Association*: the normal annual price is £26.50 for an individual and £34.50 for joint members per year. With the discount the price is £23.85 and £31.05 respectively (valid to December 2021). To find out more about the Association and the work it does, visit


*When you have signed up as a member of the Friends, register on this website to gain access to our members' area where you'll find the code to use for the discount


In addition, we will send you our journal 3 times a year, either by post or electronically.

Here is a sample of our journal.

Membership fees

There is no joining fee and annual subscription is as follows:

  • Single £10

  • Couple £15

  • Family £20 (up to 2 children, aged under 18 on 1st January of the membership year)

  • Life membership (individual) £150

  • Life membership (couple) £250

To join FOMECP please click here to download (and print) an application form and return by post to:
The Membership Secretary, 2 Cromwell Gate, Glenholt, Plymouth, PL6 7JR

Payment can be made by BACS by paying to sort code 09-01-51 account 74788304 (Santander) with account name FOMECP reg charity no 295261

We prefer payment by bank standing order but if paying by cheque, please make them payable to “FOMECP reg charity no 295261”.

For further enquiries please email the Membership Secretary.

Become a Trustee

If you are interested in becoming a trustee, please contact us and we will happily discuss what it might involve. Our role descriptions for the 5 executive committee members can be found here.

Become a Member