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Volunteering opportunities at Erddig

A woman wearing a National Trust lanyard smiles and points to something as she explains a room’s features to a visitor.
Tour guides bring Erddig’s rooms alive for visitors | © National Trust Images/Arnhel de Serra

There’s a wide range of volunteering roles at Erddig, from welcoming visitors and working in our 13.5-acre walled garden, to guiding people through the house. No matter what your experience, skills and motivations – there’ll be something at Erddig for you.

Ways to volunteer at Erddig

Our volunteers come from all backgrounds. The youngest are 11 and our oldest is over 100 – so age is certainly no barrier to joining.

With over 350 volunteers, the team at Erddig is a big, friendly group waiting to welcome you. We have opportunities in all areas of our work. You could:

  • help the garden team look after the award-winning garden

  • support the house team to open rooms to visitors

  • welcome visitors and help them find their way around

  • get stuck in with the ranger team, conserving the wider parkland

  • support sports and wellbeing activities, as a walk leader or in the gardening club

  • help as a shop assistant or administrator, or tour guide.

Volunteer gardeners at work in the garden at Erddig, Wrexham, Wales
Volunteer gardeners at work in the garden at Erddig, Wrexham, Wales | © National Trust Images/Annapurna Mellor

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 Erddig

If you’d like to know more, email us at or see our latest opportunities at the link below.

We’ll be in touch to invite you to an introductory session, where we explain more about the current roles available and register you as a volunteer. Then we’ll give you all the support and training you need to get started.

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