Gardening /Conservation / Environment



Volunteer Gardener Downhill (National Trust)


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Opportunity Volunteer Gardener
Type of role General
Where Downhill
Mussenden Road
County Londonderry
BT51 4RP
About this place

Downhill Demesne is home to Mussenden Temple, Downhill ruins, endless woodland and beautiful gardens. You won't be disappointed when visiting us at any time of the year. It’s a great place to volunteer!

Distance 9.7 miles
When Preferably Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday daytime
Role summary If you love gardens as much as we do then you’ll know they need a lot of care and attention. Volunteer gardeners do practical work to help keep Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House in peak condition and looking eye catching.
What's involved?  • Helping the gardener and team to keep the gardens looking their best
• Looking after garden machinery and equipment
• Helping with projects e.g. new planting
• Making sure everything runs smoothly and safely
• Assisting with garden tours and events
This role will suit you if you are... • Keen to work in a team
• Happy to work outside in all weathers
• Interested in gardening
• Willing to get stuck into anything on a busy day, even when the weather’s not on your side
By getting involved you could • Use your gardening experience and gain more
• Make new friends
• Join an enthusiastic and varied team
• Enjoy the great outdoors
• Learn the history of Downhill Demesne and Hezlett House

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