Volunteering at Hughenden
Enjoy amazing surroundings, make new friends and know that you're helping a conservation cause – three great reasons to volunteer at Hughenden in Buckinghamshire. There are lots of ways to get involved, whether you have a few hours to spare or want to volunteer on a regular basis.
Current volunteering opportunities
Volunteers at Hughenden
Our volunteers work alongside the staff teams to help us look after the historic house, listed gardens and over 3,000 acres of important countryside at Hughenden.
Ways you can help
Whether you want to volunteer a few hours a week or on a monthly basis, there are many ways you can contribute at this historic place once owned by former Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli:
- Helping in the gardens
- Working with the rangers
- Welcoming visitors at reception
- Helping in the shop or café
- Bringing history to life in the house
- Conservation work on the historic collection
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.
Be part of a National Trust Centre or Association
You could also join a National Trust Centre or Association, which see thousands of our most dedicated supporters – enthusiasts, members and volunteer card holders – meet on a regular basis.
Sharing unique experiences and finding out more about the places you care about is what being part of a local National Trust Centre or Association is all about.
What do the centres and associations do?
From listening to expert talks and going on behind-the-scenes tours to taking relaxing holidays, you’ll be part of something amazing. Our centres and associations promote our work within their local area and raise money for conservation and development projects through all kinds of events.
How to join a supporter group
Visit Supporter Groups in London and the South-East [hyperlink to relevant article when built] to find out more. If you are interested in Hughenden, select the Thames Valley section to find a group near you.
Get in touch about volunteering at Hughenden
If you're ready to volunteer at Hughenden, follow the link below and search all our volunteer roles by typing Hughenden’ or our postcode ‘HP14 4LA’ in the 'Enter a Location' box.
Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.
Our volunteers make our work to look after nature and history for future generations possible. Learn more about the volunteering opportunities available and hear a selection of their stories to find out what it's like to volunteer with us.
Our supporter groups are a great way of getting involved with your local place. Find out more about how you can join in.
These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.
Find out about the work of local National Trust volunteering and supporter groups and how to join a group near you.
Find out more about the history that surrounds this estate, from early Domesday records to becoming the home of Queen Victoria’s favourite Prime Minister, Benjamin Disraeli.
Visit the house at Hughenden and discover its many stories, from being a famous prime minister’s home to a top-secret war base
Enjoy the symmetrical flower beds, clipped topiary and stonework of the formal garden design, or take a wander through the productive beds of the walled garden.
Find out about the life of Benjamin Disraeli, including his journey from charismatic young politician to twice-serving Prime Minister and his move to Hughenden Manor in Buckinghamshire.