Local Members' Groups

We have a widespread network of Local Members' Groups across the UK. Find events, contacts and resources here

Please note, we are monitoring the situation on COVID 19 (or coronavirus) and following government advice. We will make changes to our events schedule if necessary.

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Local Members' Gatherings

Get ready to be inspired at our gatherings throughout the year as our groups bring together John Muir Trust members, staff and fascinating speakers.

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Conservation parties

Our members do incredible work protecting their local wild places. Here are some of the upcoming work parties.

North East Scotland - Glen Tanar

Regular work parties on the third Saturday of each month, except December. You can also get involved with special work parties at Balmoral Estate. Find a full list of dates here.

Residential dates at Mar Lodge

Join the North East Scotland team at the Mar Lodge basecamp for two days of conservation. Email the team to book onto these weekends.

  • 20-21 May 2020

  • 23-24 September 2020

North West England - Hardknott Forest

Regular work parties on the second Sunday and fourth Tuesday of each month. Find a full list of dates here.

Residential weekends

Fancy getting out in nature for a weekend to help with some valuable conservation work? Please email John Hodgson to book on the following events:

  • 18-19 April 2020 (FULLY BOOKED)
  • 27-28 June 2020
  • 3-4 October 2020

"Local Members Groups are a great opportunity to meet and socialise with a load of great folk interested in wild land and the outdoors."

Dominick Spracklin, North West England

Want to start your own group?

Interested in joining a Local Members' Group but cannot find one near you? We can help!

Email our Engagement Officer to register your interest. We will find members near you to get the ball rolling.



Guidelines and templates for Local Members' Groups