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Volunteering at Limpsfield Common

Volunteers clearing woodland at Limpsfield Common, Surrey
Volunteers clearing woodland at Limpsfield Common | © National Trust Images/A Wright

Help care for your local countryside, get some exercise, learn new skills, share your knowledge and meet new friends here at Limpsfield Common. We're always looking for new members to join our team of volunteers. Find out about the kinds of work our volunteers help out with and how to get in touch if you’d like to apply.

What sort of tasks will I do as a volunteer?

  • woodland management

  • air-raid shelter maintenance

  • path maintenance

  • general jobs around the common

Volunteer at Limpsfield

If you’ve some time to spare then why not join the force – our friendly volunteer group? 

The Limpsfield Task Force meet every Thursday morning, come rain or shine.

Drop us an email to apply or to find out more.

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.

Bluebells in woodland at Limpsfield Common, Surrey
Woodland bluebells at Limpsfield Common | © National Trust Images/Rachael Warren

Friends of Limpsfield Common

Limpsfield Common has an enthusiastic and very active group of Friends, who help us to look after the Common and produce regular newsletters. The funds they raise help us to continue to make various improvements to the Common.

If you’d like to join the Friends of Limpsfield Common or receive updates about the Common, please drop them an email.

Thank you

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

Bluebells in woodland at Limpsfield Common, Surrey

Things to do at Limpsfield Common 

Here are the birds and wildlife to look out for as you stroll the woods and grasslands, along with details of the restored air raid shelter and community orchard.

Misty landscape beyond Scearn Bank at Limpsfield Common, Surrey

History of Limpsfield Common 

Find out how school children attended class in air raid shelters and how the Home Guard used heavy anti-tank weapons to protect Limpsfield Common during the Second World War.