Volunteering

Come along and help the rangers to keep our beaches beautiful

Come along and help the rangers to keep our beaches beautiful

Each year, over 70,000 volunteers donate their time and skills to help us. Our volunteers can be found in every facet of the organisation - from cleaning up beaches, working in gardens and bringing history to life for our visitors to helping us secure grants. If you'd like to join our team, get in touch - we'd love to hear from you.

Why we need your help

Help us to care for these special places by making a donation

Help us to care for these special places by making a donation

Keeping our nation's special places special is an expensive task. Membership fees cover some of our costs, but when an urgent problem arises, or we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to to acquire somewhere really important, we rely heavily on your donations.

Ways to give

  • Donating to our work

    Giving a one off donation, or choosing to give regularly has never been easier.

  • A gift in your will

    By remembering us in your Will, you will be ensuring that you leave a lasting mark.

  • Virtual Gifts

    Looking for a present that will really be appreciated? Our virtual gifts are great for any occasi...

Our current appeals

Walkers on the Scafell path at Wasdale, Cumbria

Walkers on the Scafell path at Wasdale, Cumbria

Other appeals include raising money to help rescue romantic and historically important areas in the Lake District,  halt 600 years of decay and disrepair at Knole in Kent, or you might wish to support our For Ever, For Everyone appeal which allows us to use the funds wherever the need is greatest.

Make a donation

Looking after these amazing places is an expensive task. Help us to care for them, for ever, for everyone.

Join in with our 50 things challenge

We're encouraging sofa-bound children to take to the outdoors and enjoy classic adventures from skimming stones to building dens - tick off your achievements on our interactive 50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 list, or get inspired by our how to videos.

Try our recipes

We love food, and we've got some great recipes for you to try. From sumptuous soups to delicious desserts and plenty of tasty cakes, we've even got some short videos so you can follow along step-by-step.

Competitions & offers

Win a cottage break, grab a free hot drink, bag a bargain in our online shop - we've got plenty of offers and chances to win.

Other ways to get involved

Talks and courses

Our experts like to share their knowledge as often as they can. So why not come along to one of our talks? You never know what you might discover. Or for more of a challenge, join us on one of our courses and learn something new.