Horsey Windpump Volunteer Recruitment Morning

Horsey Windpump is about to set sail and needs your help. Standing proud on the Norfolk Broads this iconic building has undergone an impressive restoration project and we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help bring Horsey back to life. Join us on Tuesday 20 February at 10am at Winterton Church Rooms to find out more.

Horsey Windpump with sails on a sunny day with cows standing in a field in front

The Trust would be pleased to hear from enthusiastic individuals who would like to share the history of the Windpump and the story of her restoration. Excellent people skills are essential, as is a commitment to the values of the National Trust. 

We are looking for the following roles:

  • Visitor Engagement Assistants - to provide a top quality visitor welcome to Horsey Windpump. Help with visitor flow and safety and to be on hand to answer questions and provide information for a great visitor experience.
A climb to the top of Horsey Windpump is rewarded with spectacular views
A couple looking out across the view from the top of Horsey Windpump
A climb to the top of Horsey Windpump is rewarded with spectacular views
  • Maintenance Assistants - Horsey Windpump will require constant maintenance to keep her in top shape and we need volunteers to help us with these vital tasks.
The restored and conserved curb on Horsey Windpump
red brown teeth of the curb of Horsey Windpump
The restored and conserved curb on Horsey Windpump

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer at Horsey Windpump and are not able to make this session then please do get in contact with us to arrange an alternative date.

Please contact Sarah on 07585 980745 or email

Upcoming events

Wellies and Waders Walk, Heigham Holmes

Sun 24 Mar 2019
Explore secrets of this unusual nature reserve with a ranger and learn more about its history, wildlife and our conservation work to help wading birds

International Dawn Chorus Day Walk, Heigham Holmes

Sun 05 May 2019
As part of International Dawn Chorus Day, enjoy a guided walk with the National Trust Ranger on this special reserve.

World Swallowtail Day

Sun 09 Jun 2019
Join us on this inaugural World Swallowtail Day to discover the UKs largest butterfly which is unique to this corner of the Norfolk Broads.

Heigham Holmes Open Day

Sun 04 Aug 2019
Heigham Holmes Nature Reserve is open to the public to visit just one day a year.

Walk on the Wildside, Heigham Holmes

Sun 29 Sep 2019
Explore the wildlife and secret history of Heigham Holmes.

Awesome Autumn Ranger Ramble, Heigham Holmes

Sun 27 Oct 2019
Come for a wild walk through this secret Norfolk Broads reserve with a Ranger.
the brown wind shaft and break wheel being lifted from Horsey Windpump by a large yellow crane

Restoring Horsey Windpump

Horsey Windpump is currently undergoing phase one of an exciting and ambitious three phase restoration project that will see her restored to full operational order. Keep up to date with the latest news and updates from the project here.