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Gardener Opportunity

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Gardener Opportunity

Exciting opportunity for an experienced, self-motivated gardener to work the established, but by no means complete, garden of Barwhillanty in SW Scotland. The extensive mature woodland garden is interwoven with ponds and a formal walled garden including a glass house and raised vegetable beds.  

The gardens are occasionally open to the public through weddings and events. There are also a number of holiday cottages on the estate that require adhoc garden work.

Suitable qualifications and references essential.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience in the above and:

  • Be able to work under his/her own initiative whilst maintaining exceptional standards of horticulture.
  • Have an excellent understanding of trees, shrubs, plants and the natural environment
  • Be hospitable and a good communicator both publicly and within the estate team
  • It would be beneficial to be capable of undertaking the light maintenance of machinery
  • Showing an interest in teaching may also be beneficial

How to Apply

Please send your CV along with a covering letter by clicking on the apply button below.

Applications in writing are preferable (including CV and copies of relevant qualifications) to:

Oscar Yerburgh

Barwhillanty Estate


Castle Douglas


Deadline for Applications: 8th March

Proposed Start Date: 1st May or Sooner



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