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Volunteering at Westbury Court Garden

Volunteer gardener deadheading roses at Hidcote Manor Garden, Gloucestershire in September
Volunteer gardener deadheading roses in September | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

Volunteers are an essential part of the National Trust. Read on to find out more about volunteering here, and how to register your interest.

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.

Summer in the parterres at Westbury Court Garden, Gloucestershire
Summer in the parterre at Westbury Court Garden | © National Trust Images/Sarah Davis

Volunteering at Westbury Court

  • Get involved in the care of the only restored Dutch water garden in the country
  • Pick up expert hints and tips from our gardener in charge
  • Learn new skills by going on training courses
  • Join in on social events
  • Get involved in a supporter group

Get in touch about volunteering here

If you’re interested in future volunteering opportunities at Westbury Court Garden, call us on: 01452 760 461 or email us:

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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Visiting Westbury Court Garden 

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Learn how this rare surviving Dutch water garden, with canals and pool, was neglected and later brought back to life.

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