Wake up in a beautiful location, enjoy a fun-packed day doing exciting conservation activities, and make great new friends in the process with one of our working holidays.

A holiday with a difference

Looking for an exciting and interesting way to make a difference in conserving the environment and the UK's heritage? Whatever your interests or skills, we would love to hear from you.

This is my third working holiday and I have enjoyed each one learning new skills and understanding more about the work the National Trust does to conserve our beautiful countryside and of course making new friends.

Vera Reeves, participant on a Surrey Holiday

Find a Working Holiday

  • Download a brochure

    If you're interested in a working holiday, find out more when you download a brochure.

  • Types of holiday

    Fancy joining a holiday, but don't know which one? Our handy guide can help you decide.

  • Essential info

    Learn everything you need to know about our holidays before booking your place.

  • Essential kit

    Find out how our official outdoor retailer could help kit you out for your Working Holiday.

Last minute breaks

A working holiday that makes a difference

A working holiday that makes a difference

We still have spaces on some of our holidays that are starting soon. So if you're looking for a last minute break, check out our going, going, gone section to find the perfect getaway for you.

Overseas holidays

If you'd like to sample conservation on the continent, why not consider a working holiday abroad.

Holiday leaders

Our working holidays are run by volunteer leaders, who work with our staff to ensure you have the best possible experiences.

A day in the life of

We catch-up with a working holiday group as they put in dragon's teeth and clear invasive species from Hindhead Common in Surrey.