Join in at Black Down

Three volunteers stard in a woodland huddled round a white sweep net examining the contents for insects

If you love the outdoors and have some time to spare why not join our team of volunteers. It’s a great way to make new friends, enjoy the fresh air, and learn new skills.

We need you

We have a regular Wednesday group, working holidays and other groups throughout the year, so there's something for everyone. Email us to find out more.

What our volunteers get up to

Our volunteers help us with a range of activities including:
  • Scrub bashing
  • Green wood work
  • Monitoring local wildlife, such as helping with butterfly and botanic surveys
  • Seasonal charcoal burns

Corporate team building

Outdoor activities can benefit your company by relieving stress and promoting team work. We can offer a bespoke package for you from half a day to a whole weekend's worth of volunteering options. Contact our team to discuss your needs - why not drop us an email?

Working holidays at Hunter Basecamp

Help play a vital part in conserving our rare and historic landscape, whilst enjoying a holiday with a difference.You'll stay in our recently modernised Hunter Basecamp and enjoy fresh produce sourced from just beyond from your doorstep.
Find out more about our working holidays

Black Down & Hindhead supporters group

The Black Down & Hindhead supporters are a dedicated and active voluntary group who work closely with the National Trust and help us with our work by advising on management issues and by raising funds to pay for improvements.
Find out about the group on their website