Celebrating Volunteers' Week in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire

Volunteers’ Week is a celebration, a chance to say thank you to the many volunteers who make our places special and recognise the impact they make. Each year, thousands of volunteers join the team at the National Trust in caring for all the places you love in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. We want to share with you the many ways they help us look after these places for ever, for everyone.

Two costumed volunteers meet with visitors at Hardwick Hall

National volunteering week at Hardwick 

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the National Trust. Volunteers' Week is a chance to recognise just what they mean to us.

Conservation assistant carefully cleaning a book

Belton’s love of books 

A specially-trained team of conservation volunteers care for Belton’s collection of over 20,000 books.

Meet Isobel, one of our volunteers

Life as a volunteer at Mr Straw's House  

Find out what it's like to be a volunteer at Mr Straw's House through the thoughts of Isobel.