Practical Workdays: Wales

view across the straights to Anglesey (image: Isabella Saretti / pixabay)

Spend a day or more helping to manage an area, conserve a species, improve habitats; learn the necessary skills 'on the job' and help make a difference. All events are for one day unless otherwise specified. Also have a look at the Volunteer Opportunities  or Voluntary Organisations pages.

Organisations offering practical work days in Wales: this area covers all of Wales.


Please remember to contact only the organisation or person specified and please mention that you saw the advert with CJS.

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre

At Denmark Farm we hold volunteer events throughout the year - building skills, helping maintain varied habitats and rich biodiversity. Tasks vary season by season and include woodland management, wildlife gardening, checking bird & dormouse boxes, maintaining paths & boardwalks - and various other jobs around the 40 acre site. 01570 493358

Dyfed Permaculture Farm Trust

Regular monthly workdays and residential volunteer opportunities on a working Permaculture smallholding. Activities vary from small building projects to land work and gardening, see our website for examples. A great chance to share skills, have fun and meet some lovely people.

Keep Wales Tidy

offers a range of volunteering opportunities throughout the year including litter picking, hedge laying, conservation work and woodland management.

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust

is the leading wildlife conservation charity in the county. Volunteers are vital to every aspect of our work, which includes regular nature reserve work parties, wildlife surveys, engaging with members of the public and much more.  Visit the website, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.  To find out more about volunteering with MWT please email

Penllergare Trust

Join our friendly, dedicated team of woodland volunteers helping this exciting project to protect and promote Penllergare Valley Woods as an essential historic and recreational space for Swansea. Learn new outdoor practical skills, understand woodland conservation and heritage management, enjoy the great outdoors, get your hands dirty!

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