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
  • 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

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

Horsey Windpump's Official Reopening!

Sun 06 May 2018
Join us as well celebrate and officially reopen Horsey Windpump following her extensive restoration and repair.

National Mills Weekend

Sat 12 May 2018
As part of the National Mills Weekend, the National Trust team will be on hand to answer your questions about Horsey Windpump and the restoration project that has brought her back to life.

Swallowtail Watch

Sun 17 Jun 2018
Come along, meet the team and hopefully spot the UK's largest butterfly; the Swallowtail!

Heritage Open Days

Thu 06 Sep 2018
As part of the Heritage Open Days we will be throwing open the doors of Horsey Windpump and inviting everyone to come and visit this magnificent Norfolk Broads Icon for free! Discover her eventful history and connection to the surrounding landscape.
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.