Get involved

Volunteering with us is a great way to spend time outdoors and discover some of our special places, while doing ‘good stuff’ for people and nature. We have a range of opportunities on offer, with some volunteer roles offering great flexibility around your other commitments. As well as regular volunteering roles, we may be able to help with employee volunteering days and work experience placements.

By joining the team, whether for a single day or longer term, you could learn new skills, meet new people and improve your health and wellbeing, all while getting the satisfaction of giving something back to the places and wildlife you care for. 

If you are interested in volunteering, have a read below and follow the links to find out more. For employee volunteering days and work experience placements please contact us directly at

Practical access and conservation tasks

If you’d like to help us maintain our network of footpaths and take part in essential habitat management work across the Peninsula.

Find out more here

Beach cleaning and litter picking

 Are you passionate about keeping rubbish out of wild places? If so, find out here how you can help.  

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Wildlife surveys

Whether you’re a budding enthusiast or wildlife specialist, you might be able to help us monitor wildlife across the Peninsula. Find out more here.

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Livestock care

If you enjoy visiting wild places and spending time with animals, perhaps you’d like to help us with our livestock care?

The National Trust and Natural England keep ponies, and work with local farmers to help maintain the conservation grazing programmes that are vitally important for various rare species across The Lizard.
To report a problem with a Natural England pony, contact

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Inspiring visitors about nature and / or heritage

If you’d like to spend time talking to visitors about how special The Lizard Peninsula is, you can find out more here.

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Helping from home

Are you unable to get out to volunteer yet still interested in helping? Follow this link to find out what you can do for nature and wildlife from home and / or on your local patch.

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Wildlife Groundswell

Wildlife Groundswell is a community action group based on The Lizard; we are a group of wildlife enthusiasts, small landowners and farmers who are working together. 

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