Jobs at Holker

Our latest vacancies can be found below.
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Housekeeper required for a recently renovated private country house near Cartmel.  General household cleaning, to include some laundry and ironing.

This position requires discretion, high standards, attention to detail and the ability to work on own initiative.

Experience preferred.

Must be comfortable around family pets.

The candidate must be able to work flexibly with occasional weekend work.  Hours to be discussed.  Other staff also employed.

To apply please send a CV to or call 015395 59998.


Joiners and Builders

The Holker Estate is seeking to recruit full-time Joiners and Builders who will undertake a wide range of building/joinery activities across the Estate.

The ability to work with enthusiasm, flexibility, demonstrating attention to detail, competency and possessing a capacity for hard work are all essential skills required in this role.

The remuneration package has recently been internally reviewed and will be dependent on employee’s skills and experience.

For further information please download copies of the Joiner job descriptions EW Joiner Jun 2018 and the Builder job description EW Estate Works Builder Apr 2018.

Please apply in writing with a full CV to:

Mark Carroll – Estates Building Surveyor

The Holker Group

The Estate Office


Grange over Sands

Cumbria LA11 7PH

or Email:

The Holker Group is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we would appreciate if you could complete our Equal Opportunities Form attached Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.


Garden Volunteering Opportunities

We are looking to recruit a small number of volunteers to help with our work in the ornamental and kitchen gardens.

Volunteers will work alongside the garden team, assisting with the day to day maintenance and development of the gardens.  This is a great opportunity to gain experience, learn new skills and improve your plant knowledge.

Click here for a role description

Click here for an application form

For more information please email


Friday 23rd March to Sunday 28th October 2018


Hall (11am-4pm) & Gardens (10.30am-5pm) : Wednesday – Sunday (+ Bank Holiday Mondays)


Gift Shop (10.30am - 5pm): Wednesday - Sunday (+ Bank Holiday Mondays)


Café, Food Hall & Park (10.30am-5pm) :  Daily


Ilex Bar & Brasserie (From 12noon, last orders 3pm): Wednesday - Sunday


Occasionally the Hall opening may vary to accommodate special events. Please check the website before visiting.