Woodlands of the White Peak

Peak District, Derbyshire
Staff and volunteers working woodland
The courtyard by Ilam Bunkhouse, Peak District
Open plan kitchen diner, Ilam Bunkhouse, Peak District
Dorm 1, sleeps 6, Ilam Bunkhouse, Peak District
Staff and volunteers working woodland The courtyard by Ilam Bunkhouse, Peak District Open plan kitchen diner, Ilam Bunkhouse, Peak District Dorm 1, sleeps 6, Ilam Bunkhouse, Peak District

At-a-glance details

  • Dates3 October 2020 to 10 October 2020
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside
  • Cost£190
  • Physicality8
  • Holiday code20ETP215
  • AccommodationIlam Hall Bunkhouse

About Woodlands of the White Peak

Join the rangers in the White Peak clearing areas of understorey and scrub to manage the woodlands and increase biodiversity.

Explore the woodlands of the White Peak while helping us with a large scale woodland management project. Working with staff and other volunteers, you will be clearing areas of understorey and scrub to improve the age structure of the woodlands and increase biodiversity. This work is part of our response to the threat of ash dieback.  Due to the rough and steep terrain the work can be physically demanding.

About the accommodation

The bunkhouse is in a wing of the old stable block behind Ilam Hall and sits within Ilam Park, a beautiful landscape open to the public all year round. The hall is run separately as a Youth Hostel by the Youth Hostel Association. The stable block also houses the main National Trust visitor facilities including the visitor centre, tea-room, shop and toilets.

Facilities: drying room, washing machine, pay phone.

Bedding: No bedding/linen provided.

Notes for guests

What to bring: Clothes you don't mind getting muddy, full waterproofs and sturdy walking/outdoor boots are required.

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.

Work will often take place on steep slopes.

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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