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Volunteering at Plas Newydd

A female visitor smiling and looking to the right, with a volunteer behind pointing something out to her
Volunteer leading a nature tour. | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Looking for your next adventure? Our volunteers make a huge contribution to the vital work we do here in the house, garden and across the Anglesey coastline.

Current opportunities

The support and knowledge our volunteers provide each day is essential to our work. We have various volunteering opportunities available, so whether you’re bringing years of skills and knowledge with you, or you're simply keen to try something new, we’d love to meet you.

There are many ways you can join the cause and become a valued member of the team. From welcoming visitors into the house, telling its fascinating stories, to helping us look after the historic items we care for - there is something for everyone.

You can apply online here or email us directly at

Volunteer showing visitors the Rex Whistler mural in the Dining Room at Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Anglesey, Wales
Volunteer showing visitors the Rex Whistler mural at Plas Newydd | © National Trust Images/John Millar

What it's like to volunteer with us

Every day is a new adventure and volunteering is a great way to meet new people, learn something new and be part of Europe's largest conservation charity. We're always encouraging volunteers to put forward new ideas and help us ensure our visitor offer is nothing short of amazing.

As a volunteer, you can also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free entry to all National Trust properties;
  • Discounts in our shops and tea rooms;
  • Monthly property newsletter to stay up-to-date with the latest news;
  • Flexible online rota, so you can choose your days and fit volunteering around you;
  • Access to advice and information to help you get the most out of your volunteering experience;
  • Travel expenses paid between your home and Plas Newydd (up to certain mileage).
Volunteer talking with visitors on a sunny day in the garden at Plas Newydd, Anglesey, North Wales
Volunteer talking with visitors at Plas Newydd House and Garden | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

What we ask of you

Our volunteers offer a warm welcome, ensuring visitors have an amazing experience. They make our visitors feel special and inspired, so they leave feeling good and eager to come back and visit again soon.

We're not looking for historians or qualified experts, just friendly, welcoming people who have an interest in Plas Newydd and want to help us share its stories, so everyone can enjoy it, for ever.

How to get in touch

You can find out more about volunteering at Plas Newydd and apply online here or email us directly at We look forward to speaking to you soon.

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Frequently asked questions on volunteering 

These frequently asked questions should give you all you need to know about who can volunteer, what it involves and how to apply.

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Visiting the house at Plas Newydd 

Explore the ancestral family home of the Marquess of Anglesey, view Rex Whistler's famous mural and take a moment to relax inside the House.

The terraces outside the House in summer at Plas Newydd, Anglesey

Visiting the garden at Plas Newydd 

Discover the hidden corners of a garden full of delights during every season. Grade-1 listed, Plas Newydd has 40 acres of garden and 129 acres of woods and parkland to explore.