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Volunteering at Stourhead

A volunteer National Trust guide talks to visitors
Being a volunteer with the National Trust can be very rewarding | © National Trust Images/Chris Lacey

Volunteering with the National Trust at Stourhead offers a range of benefits, giving you the chance to make new friends, learn new skills and share your passion with the thousands of people who visit the estate each year. Here, you’ll find all the information you need to get started.

Why volunteer at Stourhead?

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

How to become a volunteer at Stourhead

If you’re interested in volunteering with us, please email or give us a call on 01747 842012.

You can also search for opportunities across all National Trust places by visiting our volunteering page (click on the link below).

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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