Finlaystone House

Would you like to help the ranger team in the woodlands or help our gardener in the garden?

Are you an individual, scout/brownie/church/community group or business team looking to volunteer?

We offer practical conservation experience with the ranger team to individuals, groups and corporate volunteer days.

In the woods with the rangers:

  • Installing and repairing gates, fencing, stiles, foot-bridges, footpaths and steps.
  • Clearing footpaths and vegetation.
  • Installing and maintaining interpretation and way markers.
  • Flora and fauna identification and surveying.
  • Events assistance.

In the garden :

  • Weeding, raking, pruning, strimming, sowing.
  • Fruit-picking blackcurrant and apples in season.

We can also help you to meet your Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and the John Muir Award.

Your help is very much appreciated. You could become an asset to our team here at Finlaystone to help conserve its natural beauty.

If you would like to know more or have any questions just get in touch by calling us on 01475 540505, emailing, messaging us on Facebook or visiting us at the visitor centre.

We look forward to hearing from you!