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Kitchen Gardener

Tulchan Sporting Estates Ltd
Speyside, Scotland
Competitive depending upon experience
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

Job Details



Accomodation available for residents in Scotland

Role closes 1st March 2024**

Tulchan Estate, a 22,000 acre sporting estate in the heart of Speyside, is looking to recruit a Head Gardener to manage our highly productive Kitchen Garden and wider guest gardens (holiday cottages and main Lodge)

The successful candidate will work closely with our Head Chef to produce a wide variety of produce for year round use in the kitchen. In addition, you will grow cut flowers and bedding plants for use in the main Lodge and holiday cottages.

The successful candidate will take responsibility for successfully delivering a sustainable, commercial kitchen garden and orchard. There will also be a requirement to provide cut flowers for use in the Estate’s two Lodges.
All areas must be maintained to an open garden standard at all times.

Required skills
 At least five years’ experience in a productive kitchen garden
 Strong horticultural knowledge including propagation
 Skilled in use of garden machinery with qualifications as required
 Self-starter and happy to work alone
 Ability to manage own time and work load throughout the year

Required attributes
 Strong work ethic
 Sense of pride in their work
 Personable with a can-do attitude

 Salary dependent on experience
 Accommodation available

Application Process

To apply for this fantastic opportunity please make sure you are able to travel and work within the Speyside area of Scotland with the neccesary experience.

Click the "Apply Now" button which will require your full name as well as a relevant CV and covering letter.



"Unique sporting estate & private members club in the heart of Speyside in Scotland"

About Us

The Scottish Highlands are blessed with an abundance of spectacular locations, but set amidst the breathtaking surrounds of Speyside is the Tulchan Estate – arguably one of the most spectacular. A veritable countryside oasis for the sporting enthusiast, our 22,000 acres of verdant landscape offers unmatched shooting opportunities, as well as eight peaceful miles of fishing along the world-renowned River Spey.

At the centre of the Estate is Tulchan Lodge, home to the prestigious Tulchan Club. Membership of this private club is small and select. With exclusive access to the resplendent Tulchan Lodge – the Estate’s beating heart – belonging to the Tulchan Club soon transforms the distant and legendary Highlands into your home away from home.

Steeped In History

Surrounding Tulchan Lodge is 22,000 acres of glorious Scottish countryside, just waiting to be explored. As a guest or member, you have the freedom to enjoy picturesque walks around the Estate, tread the heather of Tulchan’s inviting moors and glens, or simply wander around, find a perch, and drink in the incredible views.

Beyond the breathtaking scenery, Tulchan is first and foremost a sporting estate. With unparalleled drives and fishing beats, you should be in no doubt about the quality of leisure opportunities at Tulchan.

There’s a reason the Tulchan Estate is one of Scotland’s leading sporting estates. Our guestbook boasts a long line of distinguished visitors, including King Edward VII, King George V and
King George VI – all of whom were fond of the beautiful setting and Highland sports.

Protecting our environment

Preserving what we have is hugely important to us. The Tulchan Estate is a gift that deserves to be nurtured. From taking advantage of valuable local knowledge, to ensuring that the landscape is maintained for future generations, we at Tulchan are devoted to protecting our iconic surroundings.

Career Opportunities

It's an exciting time to join us so come and visit our estate in Scotland and explore the wonderful acres of land our next gardener may have the pleasure of working on!

Company info
Estate Office
Old Schoolhouse
Nr Grantown-on-Spey
PH26 3PW
United Kingdom

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