Meet our volunteers

Find out why volunteers give up their time to look after our places. Read our full collection of volunteer profiles and articles

Caroline is a volunteer room steward at Chartwell, Kent

Our volunteers

Marsden Moor, West Yorkshire

Volunteers are an integral part of our Marsden Moor team. Find out more about the work they do.


Volunteer at Croome

Croome, Worcestershire

There are plenty of ways to get involved and help at Croome. From groups and associations to regular volunteering roles, find out how you can make a difference.


Join the team at Upton

Upton House and Gardens, Warwickshire

It’s great to get involved in what we do - it’s fun, interesting and social. Everyone involved helps support our cause. So why not join the team as a volunteer? If you're interested, visit the volunteering pages and register your interest.


Volunteer at Kinver Edge

Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, Staffordshire

We couldn't work without our dedicated team of volunteers that help us look after Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses. Take a look at jobs they help us with and how to get involved and join the team yourself.


Volunteering for the Skell Valley Project

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden, North Yorkshire

The Skell Valley is an area rich in nature, beauty and history. Throughout the length of the project there will be opportunities for people of all backgrounds, abilities, and interests to get involved. Whether you want to get muddy in the outdoors, discover new areas in nature or are happier delving though historical documents with a nice cup of tea – the Skell Valley Project needs your help!


Hughenden's volunteer house team at Christmas

Hughenden's house team have been planning the fairy tale Christmas since August, but conservation cleaning stops for no-one. There's no magic wand, so we're extremely thankful for our fairy godmothers.


Volunteering at Ightham Mote

Ightham Mote, Kent

Can you spare just three hours a week? If so, you could spend it at this majestic, moated manor house and bring a little magic into your life by joining our family of fantastic volunteers.


What's it like to volunteer on the estate at Scotney Castle?

Scotney Castle, Kent

Are you interested in volunteering? Here what Judith, an estate volunteer here at Scotney, has to say about her experiences.


Volunteering at Hardcastle Crags

Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire

Start your volunteering journey with the National Trust and discover how you can help us to care for Hardcastle Crags now, and for future generations. Find out more here.


A day in the life of Sue

Bradley, Devon

Sue, a room guide volunteer, started in April 2016 after she moved to the area. She shares why she began volunteering and what it is like for her.


National Volunteers' Week: Lucy's story

Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

Volunteer conservation ranger, Lucy, tells us in her own words how volunteering at Clumber Park has helped her develop crucial skills and further her studies.


'It is satisfying to give something back'

Giant's Causeway, County Antrim

Find out what inspires Alice to give of her time as a volunteer


Meet Peter

Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill, Cambridgeshire

Meet Peter, one our House Experience volunteers, who has been with us for 36 years! Find out why he loves volunteering at Anglesey Abbey and what his role involves...


Volunteer profile: meet John

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

John is one of our estate volunteers, who supports our countryside team across the whole portfolio at Felbrigg, Sheringham Park and West Runton.


Volunteering at Flatford: Valley Farm Kitchen Garden

Flatford, Suffolk

Volunteers play such an important role in helping us care for Flatford. Discover what it's like to volunteer here at Flatford from one of our volunteer gardeners, Brian Willis. Brian volunteers in the Valley Farm Kitchen Garden, click here to read his story.


Volunteer profile: meet Deanna

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

De is one of the Retail Volunteers working in the shop at Felbrigg Hall.


Volunteer profile: meet Margaret

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

Margaret volunteers with a variety of teams at Felbrigg, helping in our bookshop and tearoom as well as in the house as a Room Guide.


Volunteer profile: meet Jan and John

Felbrigg Hall, Gardens and Estate, Norfolk

Jan and John are two of our bookshop volunteers that support our secondhand bookshop by sorting through donations and organising books to go out onto the shelves.