Apply for Gardens Volunteer

Department:  Gardens
Location:  Claydon Estate

General Description

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills – whether it is learning about the history of the Verney Family and gardens and parkland designed by James Sanderson, a pupil of Capability Brown, or gaining gardening knowledge and experience.

As a volunteer in the gardens there are a number of activities you could be involved in. From helping to maintain herbaceous borders to assisting with the growing of vegetables and
fruits as well as the development of new areas and features.

We welcome applications from all potential volunteers who wish to help support the maintenance and development of the Estate and Gardens.

A welcoming and enjoyable experience with a full induction programme and on-going support.

A volunteer pass allowing free entry to Claydon Gardens for yourself and one guest plus discounts within the Phoenix Tea Rooms and a contributions towards
travel costs, subject to the Estates minimum volunteering policy.

If you have queries or questions about volunteering, you might find the answer here.

What are the benefits of volunteering?

Volunteering is a great way to get outdoors and meet new people whilst learning new skills.

Who volunteers for Claydon Estate?

We welcome people from all walks of life, no matter how much or how little time people are able to give us. Experiences is desirable but not essential.

Volunteers age?

The minimum age for volunteering is 21. There is no upper age limit to volunteering; a volunteer’s ability to complete a task or role will be assessed on an individual basis.

Is there a minimum about of time I need to volunteer for?

No, however a to get the most out of your time we recommend a minimum of four hours in one session.

How do I contact the volunteering team?

You can contact the volunteering team by emailing [email protected] or by phone on 01296 730252.


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