Get involved at Newstead Abbey

Newstead Abbey, once home to the notorious poet, Lord Byron is a beautiful historic house set in a glorious landscape of gardens and parkland within the heart of Nottinghamshire.  

At present, we are not taking on new volunteers, but if you would like to email us with your details we can keep your details on file and get in touch when we are ready to recruit further volunteers.


Current Opportunities are below

Gardeners: Working as part of a team, you would be helping our gardeners with the upkeep and development of the 38 acres gardens at Newstead Abbey so that they can be enjoyed by all visitors. Click here to read more.  Waiting list at present

Family Activity Centre Helpers:Welcome visitors and to encourage them to join in a range of fun free family friendly activities around the Abbey. Click here to read more. Waiting list at present

Visitor Service Assistants in the Abbey: Provide information and assistance to enhance the visitor’s experience by welcoming visitors, providing information about the history of the site and supervising the contents of each room ensuring their safety. Click here to read more. Waiting list at present