Volunteer opportunities at Castle Drogo
There are some great perks to volunteering at Castle Drogo. Whether you want to improve your CV, make friends, or just want to give something back, choosing to volunteer could be the best decision you ever make. Find out more about how you can join the team or get involved in different ways.
Join our team
It’s our volunteers that help bring Castle Drogo to life. Whether you want to volunteer every week or for a shorter period of time, we've got lots of opportunities that might suit you.
Volunteering is a great chance to learn new skills, as well as flexing old ones, in the company of interesting and sociable people. Our volunteers have come from all backgrounds and ages, so you don’t have to worry about qualifications or experience.
Ways to volunteer at Castle Drogo
Castle Drogo relies on volunteers who offer their time to look after this family home and estate and bring it to life for our visitors. Here's a sample of the various roles volunteers are currently enjoying:
- House Experience Volunteer
- Visitor Welcome
- Buggy driver
If any of the above sounds like you, or you'd like to find out more about opportunities at Castle Drogo, please get in touch and share your skills.
Other ways to get involved
As well as regular volunteering there are also opportunities to get involved through work experience and Duke of Edinburgh Awards. Get in touch with the team to find out more.
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.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
Our volunteers make our work to look after nature and history for future generations possible. Learn more about the volunteering opportunities available and hear a selection of their stories to find out what it's like to volunteer with us.
Our supporter groups are a great way of getting involved with your local place. Find out more about how you can join in.
These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.
Follow the winding paths below the castle into the sheltered Teign Gorge. Explore this ancient gorge teeming with wildlife on trails along the river or soak up views over Dartmoor.
Find out how Castle Drogo has been conserved using a combination of high-tech and heritage building materials. Discover how the work was funded through generous donations.
Discover local National Trust places through groups’ talks and trips, or help out a volunteering group with hands-on conservation tasks.