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The volunteers pitch in to keep the meadow healthy and productive © Nunnington Hall, National Trust

The volunteers pitch in to keep the meadow healthy and productive

By volunteering with us at Nunnington Hall, you will be joining a friendly team of about 200 other volunteers. We are always looking for more. It is a great opportunity to meet new people, and enjoy the experience of assisting at one of Yorkshire's finest historic properties.

Available roles

 © Arnhel de Serra

Visitor Host

If inspiring people is your thing, maybe this is the role for you. Providing a warm welcome and sharing enthusiasm for Nunnington is central to this role.

Available roles

Wooden duck sold in National Trust shops shops © Matthew Antrobus

Retail Team

If retail is your thing and you love meeting new people why not join our retail team? Our busy gift shop is always in need of enthusiastic volunteers.

Available roles

You'll find a giant chess set in the grounds of Nunnington Hall © Nunnington Hall, National Trust

Events Team

Our exciting events programme requires a lot of extra hands so if you enjoy pitching in and can put up a gazebo, become one of our events team.

Get in touch

One of our volunteer room guides giving an insight into our collection

For more information about volunteering or to apply to become a volunteer, fill in our online enquiry form. Alternatively contact Linzi Caton at Nunnington Hall, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5UY or call 01439 748283.


Keeping Nunnington Hall’s hedges in shape

• Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
• Enjoy new experiences
• Meet people from all walks of life and make new friends
• Learn more about Nunnington Hall and gardens


Other ways of supporting us

  • Investing your money in beautiful places © National Trust/Marina Rule


    The Hall is a continuous restoration project. Every donation you make helps us restore more of the collecti...

  • A good read © Colin Davidson

    Second-hand books

    Pick up a scintillating read or make some space by donating your books to our second-hand bookshop.


Associations promote our work and give members opportunities to share their interests. They have contributed towards many projects from funding our disabled loo to purchasing rhubarb forcers for the cutting garden.