Volunteering opportunities near Plymouth

Making new friends, working in amazing places and knowing that you're helping a great cause - just three fabulous reasons to get volunteering. Here are some amazing opportunities to get involved in Cornwall and Plymouth.

Visitors talking to a volunteer in the house

Get involved in our story at Lanhydrock

See what you can do to help at Lanhydrock, you could even become part of our essential volunteer team.

A group of smiling volunteers in red jackets

Join our team of volunteers 

Make new friends, learn about the estate, and get involved with the work we do at Saltram.

Join the volunteer team and help to share Buckland's stories

Volunteer at Buckland

With a wealth of opportunities to choose from, why not become part of Buckland's story and volunteer with us? Whether you would rather be indoors or out, and no matter how much or how little time you can give, we would love to hear from you.

A volunteer chats with a mother and her two daughters in the house at Cotehele, Cornwall

Volunteer at Cotehele

A dedicated team of volunteers help us to look after Cotehele and we couldn't run the place without them. There are lots of ways you can get involved.

A gardens volunteer pruning a flower bed


Make new friends, learn new skills and help keep Antony special. All you need is a smile.

Volunteers helping remove scrub from the North Cornwall coast

Ranger taster days 

There are many opportunities along the North Cornwall coast to be a ranger for the day.

Looking over to the old Net Loft at Polperro from the harbour

Polperro Net Loft volunteer group

We are looking for local volunteers to be part of a team to manage the Old Net Loft at Polperro.

Porthcurnick beach, Roseland, Cornwall

Volunteer with us on the Roseland 

If you have a few hours to spare once a month, then we'd love to see you at our monthly beach cleans on the Roseland - first Monday every month. We also have ranger days each month too. Drop us a line at roseland@nationaltrust.org.uk to see when the next one is.


Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast are all close to this maritime city.