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Volunteering at Harewoods

Volunteers digging holes for tree planting in the autumn at Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk
Volunteers tree planting in the autumn | © National Trust Images/Mike Hodgson

Why not help us look after this piece of beautiful countryside at Harewoods? If you love the outdoors and would like to help look after your local countryside, then join our volunteers. They’re a friendly bunch and meet every Wednesday morning, come rain or shine.

Ways to volunteer at Harewoods

  • Repairing fences
  • Woodland management
  • Path clearance
  • Pond clearing
  • And much, much more...

Team building at Harewoods

Team building days are a great way to share fun experiences and do something different. Work together and make a difference.

What do I need to bring?

Mainly just plenty of enthusiasm and a few muscles; but wear clothes suitable for working outdoors and if you have them, a pair of steel toe-cap boots would be useful. All tools are provided.

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 Harewoods

Please email us for more information about volunteering.

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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