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Gardener - Downhill Demesne

National Trust - North Coast

Escape the chaos of modern day life and get outdoors! If you love gardens as much as we do, then you’ll know they need a lot of care and attention. Gardeners help keep Downhill Demesne in peak condition and looking eye catching throughout the year.

By getting involved, you could…

  • Make new friends
  • Join an enthusiastic and varied team
  • Enjoy the great outdoors
  • Gain gardening experience and learn more
  • Learn the history of Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

What’s involved?

  • Helping the gardening team to keep the gardens looking their best
  • Looking after garden machinery and equipment
  • Engaging with visitors
  • Helping with projects e.g. new planting

This role will suit you if you are…

  • ​​​​Interested in gardening
  • Keen to work in a team
  • Happy to get involved even if the weather’s not on your side

Extra information

  • All equipment necessary will be provided
  • Reimbursement of out-of-pocket travel costs between home and volunteering location (up to 40 miles per day), in accordance with National Trust policy and agreed with the National Trust manager.

Closing Date

Thursday / 31 December 2020 12:00am

Contact Details

Rhonda Dempsie, Volunteering Assistant, National Trust (North Coast)

107 Sea Road
BT51 4TW
United Kingdom

More Information

Currently the lovely Downhill Demesne garden volunteers help out on Wednesdays but the role is flexible.


Volunteer Gardener_DD&HH.pdf