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What can you help us with?

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Help us bring places to life

Volunteers write, produce and star in the Manor Mill production ’True Grit’

Join the friendly teams of guides at Manor Mill in Branscombe or Shute Barton near Axminster.  Both sites have limited opening in the spring to autumn months and volunteers work a morning and/or afternoon. If you have a passion for history and enjoy meeting people this could be for you.

Interested in a career in countryside management?

Ticking off another 50 things activity  - make a grass trumpet

We offer longer term volunteering opportunities in countryside management and visitor engagement. To find out more call us on 01752 346585 or email us.

Join a NT Support Group

Interested in making the most of the National Trust places near you? Join your local group to enjoy special interest talks, visits, holidays and other social and fundraising events.

Family muck in days

Family muck in day at Lower Halsdon Farm, Exmouth

These popular events are for all ages to have some fun getting involved in countryside work. It could be hedge laying, scrub clearing or a beach clean. To find out when the next one is call us on 01297 680507.

Beach cleans

Local families help with to clean Branscombe beach

At the start of the spring through to the end of the summer we organise beach cleans at Branscombe. If you or a group are interested in getting involved, please email us.

Get in touch

You can email us, call us on 01752 346585 or write to: South & East Devon Countryside, The Stables, Saltram House, Plymouth PL7 1UH.

Support the Neptune appeal

Climate change, rising sea levels and the effects of coastal change are taking their toll at an increasing rate. So how can we continue to keep the unique essence of our coastlines alive – for our generation and those that follow us?

Leaving memories in special places

Commemorate a loved one by making a gift to a place that they loved. You can help protect and conserve treasured landscapes. Donations can be used for a special place, an exciting project or a simple waymarker or bench.

Play a part and donate today

Donations this year have funded a countryside ranger internship and repairs to Manor Mill.

You can donate to our work online or by direct debit, call 0844 800 1895.