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Volunteering opportunities at Tattershall Castle

Row of archers at an archery demonstration at the Medieval Festival at Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire
Archery demonstration at the Medieval Festival at Tattershall Castle | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

Around the castle and grounds, volunteers play a vital role of preserving the history for visitors, bringing energy to this special place while telling fascinating stories of medieval life. Come and join our passionate team of volunteers, there is bound to be a role just right for you.

Volunteer at Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle is looking for volunteers with a wide range of experience and skills or who wants to learn new ones, and there is a role for everyone who wants to get involved. You will be helping to maintain Tattershall for the future and make every visit special.

Ways to volunteer at Tattershall

These are just some of the roles you can do as a volunteer at Tattershall Castle:

Volunteer ranger

Grounds volunteers do practical work outside to keep the site looking great and functioning for visitors. If gardening is a passion or you are looking to get your hands dirty in the great outdoors, becoming a grounds volunteer could be perfect for you.

Second-hand bookshop volunteer

Have a good knowledge of literature? Volunteers in the second-hand bookshop help visitors find the best books in each section of the shop. They keep it stocked and ready for visitors to find their next favourite book.

Room steward volunteer

If you enjoy interacting with our visitors you will enjoy this role. It will involve being located in the Castle Audience Chamber and sharing your knowledge of the castle through informal conversations

The west front of the Great Tower and stable ruins at Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire
The west front of the Great Tower and stable ruins at Tattershall Castle | © National Trust Images/Paul Harris

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.

Find out more about volunteering

You can look into all our available roles and express your interest by clicking the link below. If you have any questions, please do email us at

We look forward to hearing from you.

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