We have so much to achieve, and volunteers can help on a wide variety of projects
Age is not an obstacle; our volunteers range from 12 to 96 years old and their reasons for volunteering are as varied as they are.
Benefits of volunteering
- Give back to the community
- Meet like-minded people
- Enjoy social interaction
- Learn local history
- Share your knowledge
- Learn new skills
- Build a great CV
- Fulfil the Duke of Edinburgh award criteria
We use a team of volunteer visitor hosts who work alongside staff at the castles and museums. Visitor hosts help deliver excellent customer service through meeting and greeting visitors and answering questions about the site. Training is provided, read more at
If you are enthusiastic about sharing your passion for history, then consider becoming a volunteer visitor guide. Our guides give informative, friendly tours lasting about 45 minutes. Training is provided.
Visit our Corporate Support page if you are a corporate group looking for a volunteer opportunity.