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Volunteering at A la Ronde

Conservation volunteer carefully cleans a tile with a cotton swab at Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire
Help to look after this special place | © National Trust Images / Alana Wright

Find out more about the volunteering opportunities available at A la Ronde and how you can help visitors at this special place in Devon. We are always on the lookout for new additions to our friendly team.

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.

Roles and opportunities

There are lots of volunteer opportunities available, with something to suit all interests. Here are just a few.

Visitor welcome

Support the welcome team and ensure every visitor receives an exceptional welcome as their first point of contact when arriving.

Room guide

Welcome visitors and share stories about this magical place and the people who cared for it.


Help conserve the collections for future generations to enjoy.


Enjoy the fresh air and help maintain the grounds for people to enjoy the views and setting.

Estate tour guide

Take small groups of people around the grounds bringing to life the extent of the original estate and what we can no longer see. No horticultural knowledge needed.

Second-hand bookshop

Help start a new chapter by sorting, cleaning and pricing the hundreds of books donated to raise funds for conservation work


Uncover the history of A la Ronde and its people.


Provide a musical welcome and experience playing a grand piano.

Try a taster session

Share your skills and learn some new ones. Try a taster session shadowing one of our existing volunteers to see if the role could be for you.

Get in touch about volunteering at A la Ronde

If you would like to know more about volunteering at A la Ronde, please do get in touch. You can contact us on 01395 265514 or email

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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