Our volunteers help with a range of tasks around the Arboretum

Reasons to volunteer at Arley Arboretum

There are so many different reasons to volunteer, and everyone has their own reasons. However, here are some of the main benefits:

  • Learn new skills
  • Good for your C.V.
  • Work alongside experts in their field
  • Make new friends
  • Knowing you're making a unique contribution to our work
  • Counts towards your Duke of Edinburgh Award

Volunteers enjoy:

  • Annual season ticket, giving access to the Arboretum and Gardens
  • Free tea and coffee with a subsidised lunch when on duty
  • Special prices/offers on a range of products
  • 10% discount on plant sales


Volunteer roles

  • Car park attendants and or guides
  • Gardening working with our head gardener
  • Managing the library and artefacts
  • Fundraising, organising competitions, ideas etc.
  • Helping in the tearoom


"Fab Day Out!"

"Visited today with a 6 and 4 year old and had a wonderful day (despite the grey cloud). The staff in the tea rooms were friendly and very helpful, the trails (fairy and bug) kept the girls busy and entertained and the surroundings were beautiful. Will be coming back again very soon.
An enjoyable family day out"

LibbyLou14 Visited May 2015

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