Donations and volunteering FAQs

Volunteers repairing a drystone wall
Volunteering can give you the chance acquire new skills National Trust Images / Arnhel de Serra

Read some of our most frequently asked questions on donations and volunteering

Q. Can I make a donation today?

A. Our secure online forms mean you can make a donation at any time of the day or night to help the preservation and conservation of our heritage and landscape. If you prefer, you can print out the forms and post your donation to us at National Trust Donations, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2NA.

Q. How can I get involved as a volunteer?

A. Our many volunteers are invaluable in helping us with our work. If you would like to learn more about volunteering with us, please visit our volunteering section.

Q. How do I donate an object or collection to the National Trust?

A. Contact the Curatorial Records Officer at the National Trust, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2NA or telephone 01793 817400.

Q: How can I leave a gift to the National Trust in my will?

A: Download our Gift in Wills Guide (below), email Caroline Bowyer, or call 01793 817505 in complete confidence. Solicitors and executors please contact our legacy team on 01793 817699.

Formby beach clean
Formby beach clean volunteers


Each year thousands of volunteers join us in caring for all the special places you love. See what things they help us do and find the latest opportunities.

Wembury Beach, Devon
Wembury Beach, Devon National Trust Images / Megan Taylor


Membership and visitor income only goes a small way towards the upkeep of our amazing places. With your continued generosity we can go on protecting them for all.