In spring 2021, The Longthorpe Tower (1290-1300) came under local management of Nene Park Trust, with support from English Heritage.

Through this role, volunteers will help Nene Park protect and clean the heritage site preserving the building and paintings for visitors.

What age is this suitable for?

  • Suitable for age 18 and over


  • Follow the housekeeping plan for the Longthorpe Tower as set out by English Heritage
  • Carry out monthly monitoring checks of the site relating to the housekeeping plan
  • Sensitively cleaning heritage conservation areas with specialist tools

You will need to show

  • Sensitivity to the site as a historic site that needs to be carefully maintained
  • Willingness to be First Aid trained
  • Ability to follow health and safety guidance
  • Ability to work unaccompanied and as part of a team
  • Reliability
  • Lots of enthusiasm and a can do attitude

 What’s in it for you

  • Gain experience and skills
  • Receive training
  • Enhance CV
  • Widen heritage knowledge
  • Satisfaction in ensuring a historic site is well maintained for visitors and for the future
  • Chance to be part of a growing volunteer team and meet new people

 We will provide

  • Uniform
  • Safety information and equipment as required
  • Training
  • Support and mentoring from Park staff

Housekeeping at Longthorpe Tower takes place on a monthly basis and is carried out on a week day.

Please click here to register and start your volunteer journey with us