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Volunteering at Stoneacre

In the garden at Stoneacre
In the garden at Stoneacre | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Volunteering is at the heart of our work here at Stoneacre. Help us preserve local heritage in this historic house and garden.

Volunteer at Stoneacre

Stoneacre thrives through the work of volunteers who help to preserve this historic home and Arts and Craft garden.

We appreciate the incredible work of volunteers and are always searching for help with the maintenance and conservation of this hidden gem.


Keeping these special places open relies on a dedicated team of staff and volunteers who have and will continue to bring Stoneacre alive.

House Experience volunteer

Stoneacre has a rich Arts and Craft heritage through its former owner artist and author Aymer Vallance. By becoming a house steward, you would be helping to revitalise the Arts movement here. Sharing the stories at Stoneacre with visitors is an important part of preserving local history and for enriching days out.

Gardening volunteer

Help with the upkeep, development and protection of our tiered garden at Stoneacre, which includes an ongoing project to redesign the 'Hidden Garden'. Hone your hands-on skills as part of the team that helps to keep this garden looking its best.

Training and engagement

To make sure you feel welcome and confident in your role, we provide a full induction programme and training. Volunteers can enjoy a programme of talks and the opportunity to help shape the day to day experience of our visitors.

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.

Get in touch about volunteering at Stoneacre

We’re currently looking for more volunteers with great people skills to join our friendly team. There are many reasons to volunteer for the National Trust, such as making new friends, gaining new skills and building your CV, as well as working with us to preserve these iconic places for the future.

To find out about volunteering opportunities at Stoneacre, email us at