Would you like to be part of Walsingham every day?


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If so, why not join the Walsingham Association!

The Walsingham Association exists primarily to spread devotion to Our Lady of Walsingham and encourage pilgrimage to her Shrine. Founded in 1933, the Association now has some 50 branches throughout the country, which new members are most welcome to join, or become one of the many individual members of the Association.

Membership is open to all who have a devotion to Our Lady of Walsingham and offers the following:

Spiritual Benefits


  • Members share in Daily Masses at the Shrine
  • Members share in Special Masses offered for them and their families at the Shrine each quarter
  • Members unite in the daily prayers of all members throughout the year
  • Members of branches of the Association share in the various Spiritual activities of their Branch
  • Deceased members share in a Mass said each year in November in Walsingham

Other Benefits


  • Members receive quarterly newsletters from the Shrine
  • Participation in local branch activities, if they so wish
  • Opportunities to participate in regional activities such as Masses, Days of Recollection, All Night Vigils
  • Participation in National events, such as the Annual Retreat, Pilgrimages, etc
  • Members receive a Membership Certificate and Prayer Card
2018 Members Discount
  • A 10% discount is available to paid up Walsingham Association members for accommodation and meals offered at Elmham House in 2018 on showing a quoting a valid Walsingham Association Membership Number at the time of booking.
  • The 10% discount is also available on purchases made at the Slipper Chapel Shop, at Ora et Labora, and at Elmham House Reception on showing a valid Walsingham Association Membership Card at time of purchase.
  • The discount applies whether the WA member is travelling independently or as part of a group. If travelling as part of a group, please inform the group organiser and quote your membership number.
  • The discount is attributable to the named Walsingham Association member only and is not transferable.
  • The offer cannot be combined with another offer or discount.
  • The discount is subject to availability and may not be available at times at which the hostel is expected to be near capacity. Specifically it cannot be combined with any of the following:
    • Accommodation offers, e.g. 2 for 1 or 3 for 2 weekends.
    • WA National Retreats in the spring and autumn or the AGM weekend.
    • New Dawn.
    • Youth 2000.
    • UCM
    • Dowry House retreats.
Members are invited..
  • to say daily the recommended prayers of the Association
  • to support the National Shrine
  • to help spread devotion to Our Lady of Walsingham
  • to encourage and support Pilgrimages to the National Shrine

If you would like further information about the Walsingham Association, please email us at walsinghamassociation@walsingham.org.uk or contact:

The National Secretary,
The Walsingham Association, The Pilgrim Bureau,
Friday Market Place, Walsingham, Norfolk. NR22 6EG.

Telephone: 01328 820217
Fax: 01328 821087

Current subscription rates


  • Family membership: £23.00
  • Single membership: £16.00
  • Overseas membership: £30.00

For any questions please contact walsinghamassociation@walsingham.org.uk

Read more


For information on the Guidelines of the organisation of the Association
What do Branches and Groups do? How about forming a group?
List of existing Branches and Groups