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Volunteering at Hughenden

Four people cleaning a fountain, the base of which is filled with soil. Buckets and bottles of cleaning fluid are dotted around
Volunteers cleaning a fountain planter at Hughenden | © National Trust Images/Gill Sandford

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.

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.

Close up of two people holding notebooks and crouching down examining plant heads in a field
Wild flower survey being carried out by volunteers at Hughenden Manor | © National Trust Images/Gill Sandford

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

Thank you to all our volunteers who give their time to support the National Trust in many different roles.

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