Why volunteer

From making new friends to enhancing your CV, volunteering is a great opportunity to make a real difference

Volunteer guide and visitors in the park at Croft Castle, Herefordshire

Why I volunteer...

" It’s as though the planets align and I simply find myself in the right place – physically, spiritually or otherwise. Don’t know if that’s downright soppy, but that’s how Sutton Hoo gets me."
- Bill - Sutton Hoo Volunteer
Visitors listening to a volunteer room guide in the Saloon at Polesden Lacey, Surrey

Meet more volunteers 

Get to know the volunteers that give up their time to care for our places in this round-up of our volunteer articles and profiles.

Find a volunteer role

Whatever you're looking for, we have many opportunities to choose from at places near you