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Voluntary action plays a huge part in the day to day running of the Trust’s projects and in enriching our work.
Volunteers support all of our programmes of work, from school visits to helping with our Wellbeing project, our events and the practical conservation work undertaken on the nature reserve. Our projects such as Changing Chalk and Nature Links also have many volunteering opportunities.

Some roles can be undertaken on an adhoc basis, while others require more commitment and will involve some training. We try to tailor our volunteering opportunities so that volunteers benefit from giving their help - whether by improving their work experience and CVs, or from getting involved with a friendly, like minded group of people.

To find out more about the volunteer roles we have available please get in touch here
Fundraisers - Join Us!

The Trust is going through an exciting phase of development and we are looking for new trustees and volunteers with particular experience in community fundraising to help us develop and deliver a completely new strategy for fundraising.


The Railway Land is at the heart of Lewes and our wild green space is enjoyed by a huge range of local people and visitors. We want to make everyone’s experience even better by offering exciting new inclusive activities and opportunities as well as continuing to build on our core offerings of education, wellbeing and environmental projects. At the same time we aim to deepen the bond between the Railway Land Wildlife Trust and our community. 

More more information contact Helen

Meadow Minders

The Meadow Minders meet at 10am on the 1st Sunday of every month, and at 2pm on the third Wednesday outside the Linklater Pavilion and carry out practical conservation work to restore important wildlife habitats and carry out maintenance of the site. Please wear clothes suitable for practical work and sturdy footwear. Protective gloves and tools are provided. 


Please contact Jemma Carnell if you would like to find out more

DIY Help

DIY skills amongst the staff are limited to fixing things with gaffer tape and/or snip and tie. It would be wonderful to have someone to call on to help with small DIY tasks as and when they crop up.

Cattle Lookering
Railway Land Meadow Minders
Railway Land Volunteers
For more information about volunteering with us please contact:

Helen Meade
Railway Land Wildlife Trust
Linklater Pavilion
Railway Lane
Lewes BN7 2FG

01273 477101.



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