Supporter groups in Dorset
Across Dorset, you’ll find welcoming supporter groups who are united by their passion for the work of the National Trust. Whether you want to get hands on helping with conservation work in the great outdoors, or enjoy special talks and visits to places like Corfe Castle and Max Gate, there’s a group for you.
Why join a supporter group?
Getting together with other National Trust enthusiasts, members and volunteers who feel passionate about the same things is priceless. Sharing unique experiences and finding out more about the places you care about is what being part of a local National Trust supporter group is all about.
From listening to expert talks and going on behind-the-scenes tours to taking relaxing holidays or restoring natural habitats in the great outdoors, you’ll be part of something amazing. Supporter groups promote and assist the National Trust’s work within their local area and raise money for conservation and development projects through all kinds of events.
Bournemouth National Trust Volunteers
Thinking about volunteering and want to be part of a group? Bournemouth National Trust Volunteers (BNTV) help staff with hands-on involvement, organising conservation days and weekend events. Activities range from installing new fencing and gates to planting and coppicing.
The Golden Cap Association
The Golden Cap Association takes its name from the highest cliff on the south coast of England – Golden Cap – which is part of the Jurassic Coast and of outstanding ecological and geological importance.
The Purbeck Association
Since 1987, the Purbeck Association have promoted and supported the National Trust in Purbeck through a range of social activities.
The Association have around 400 members – they live mainly in and around Purbeck, but anyone who would like to support the work of the National Trust here is welcome to join.
South Dorset Association
The South Dorset Association was established in 1994 for supporters of the work of the National Trust. Everyone is welcome to join, and you don’t need to be a National Trust member.
The Association covers from Evershot in the north west, Blandford Forum in the north east, Ringstead Bay in the south east and West Bexington in the south west. This includes Portland, and the areas around Dorchester and Weymouth.
Use the supporter group directory (PDF) to find membership enquiry contact details and links to group websites for further information.
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