Volunteer Room Guide
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As a Room Guide, you’re engaging to talk to and encourage our visitors to find out more about the Castle’s history. A diverse role, you’ll be chatting to visitors about things of note in the castle, helping families complete their quizzes as well as keep an eye on our displays and exhibitions.
The Castle is situated between Highcliffe and Christchurch.
Travelling by train
Hinton Admiral Train station is located 1 mile from the Castle and from this point visitors have a 15-20 min walk to reach the Castle. The train route services a number of stations on its through journey, notably the main being London, in just under 2 hours to the Castle. Bikes can also be transported on the train and then cycle from the station.
Travelling by bus
Visitors can board a bus in Bournemouth which is run by More Bus service on the X1 and X2 route, this route takes you through Christchurch and Highcliffe with a stop right outside the Castle next to the Lord Bute Hotel. This service runs Mon-Sat in the daytime up to every 30 mins and on Sundays every two hours.
Email or ring our Volunteer Co-ordinator Lily Isherwood
Basic IT skills - internet & email
• Friendly out-going nature
• Excellent customer service
• Interest in history
• Competent and confident using electronic tills (training and support will be provided)
• Meet people from all walks of life and make new friends
• Enjoy new experiences and learn something new every day
• Become part of a friendly and dedicated team
We welcome and/or have the resources to support: