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Volunteering opportunities at Dyrham Park

Volunteers in the garden at Dyrham Park near Bath and Bristol
Volunteers in the garden at Dyrham Park | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

Dyrham Park relies on the efforts of its volunteers. More than 400 people currently volunteer their time to care for Dyrham and we’re always looking to take on new volunteers. With lots of different roles and flexible hours, there are opportunities to suit everybody so get in touch if you’re interested in joining the team.

Volunteering roles at Dyrham Park

Volunteers help bring Dyrham Park to life. There are plenty of roles to suit different interests, from helping visitors to working with wildlife and caring for the collection.

There’s also a range of time frames available so while some volunteers work every week, others join for a shorter period of time.

A volunteer wearing historical costume leads visitors around a traditional 17th-century Christmas trail at Dyrham Park, Gloucestershire
A 17th-century trail at Dyrham Park | © National Trust Images / John Millar

Why join us?

There are lots of reasons to join us; making the move to volunteer could be the best decision you ever make.

  • Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
  • Meet people from all walks of life and forge new friendships
  • Utilise your existing skills and learn new ones
  • Strengthen your CV and help to develop your career
  • Enjoy the great outdoors
  • Learn about the history of this special place.

How to become a volunteer

Get in touch with the team to learn more about volunteering at Dyrham Park. To find out about future vacancies and opportunities explore the volunteer site.

Thank you

Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.

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