Stoneywell's team of volunteers

Stoneywell is a special place, and a large part of what makes it so is the fantastic team of volunteers who dedicate their time, skills and passion to helping a terrific cause. No two days are the same – there are always new experiences to be had and new friends to be made. Meet the team and find out more about what it's really like to volunteer for the National Trust.

Conservation volunteer Chris restoring a sewing machine found at Stoneywell, Leicestershire

Caring for the collection 

Chris is one of the conservation volunteers at Stoneywell, caring for the collection and making sure the cottage always looks its best.

A garden host waiting to start a tour at Stoneywell

Taking a turn of the gardens 

Anne has been volunteering at Stoneywell since the autumn of 2014 as a garden host, sharing her knowledge and experience of the gardens and woodland with visitors on guided tours.

Volunteer Rob in front of the cottage at Stoneywell, Leicestershire

A volunteer's guide to Stoneywell 

Rob is part of the team of volunteer hosts who lead tours around the cottage, sharing with visitors stories of Stoneywell and its former inhabitants.