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An enthusiastic and skilled gardener is required to join our small gardening team at an historic castle garden and estate on the shore of Loch Ness near Inverness.

Aldourie Castle is a 5-star exclusive hire property but is privately owned and much more like a country house than a hotel.

Key Duties

This historic setting of great beauty comprises an arboretum, walled garden, castle garden and park extending to 200 hectares along the shore of Loch Ness.

Working with landscape designer Tom Stuart-Smith to rejuvenate the gardens and re-establish a Walled Garden.

Personal Attributes

The successful candidate will be a passionate and knowledgeable gardener, who has a good understanding of plants and horticultural techniques.

They should have an HNC Horticulture (or equivalent) or above and some experience working in this type of garden.

They will join the Head Gardener and a small team to help with the continuing development of this very special garden. Therefore having a warm, friendly manner and the ability to work well as part of small friendly team is important.

Due to the location of the castle, hold a current valid driving license.


How to Apply

Please send your CV and Covering Letter to or email with any queries regarding the role.