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Visitors on a volunteer-led guided tour around Wray Castle in Ambleside with the castle and blue sky in the background
A volunteer-led guided tour around Wray Castle in Ambleside, Lake District | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Volunteering in the Lake District

Volunteers help us manage the places we care for, in many different ways. Whether it's making new friends, working in amazing places or just knowing that you're helping a great cause, find out more about volunteering with the National Trust in the Lake District.

Volunteer opportunities in the Lake District

A costumed woman in the library at Townend in Troutbeck, Cumbria


If you've considered volunteering, we're hosting a couple of drop-in taster events at Townend this summer to give you an idea of what kind of roles are available.

A visitor with a room guide in the Drawing Room at Sizergh, Cumbria


Sizergh is always on the lookout for enthusiastic volunteers to join the 130-strong team. Find out more about the kind of roles on offer and what makes volunteering here so special

A volunteer led guided tour around Wray Castle in Cumbria

Wray Castle 

If you can see yourself working in the beautiful grounds of Wray Castle or welcoming visitors inside, we might just have a role for you. Find out more about volunteering here.

A ranger strimming grass at Rayleigh Mount, Essex, in the sunshine, with areas of deep shadow beneath the trees

Supporter groups in the Lake District 

Join a supporter group in the Lake District to volunteer outdoors with other people and help us look after special places in the National Park.

A group of people listening to a volunteer as they lead a guided tour around the house of Mompesson House, Salisbury, Wiltshire

Search our volunteer roles

Whether you're looking to help in the great outdoors, work with the public or get up close and personal with the houses, take a look at what's happening near you.