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Hall Guide

We are looking to recruit seasonal Hall Guides for weekends, holiday cover and to assist at busy times.  Excellent communication skills required.



Holker Hall is one of the regions finest country houses and home to the Cavendish family – the centrepiece of a beautiful 17,000 acre Estate. Holker Group employs over 250 people in the region. The Hall & Gardens welcome visitors from across the UK and abroad and regularly attracts over 39,000 visitors a year. Our complement of experienced Guides help to make visitors feel welcome in the Hall as well as supplementing the information provided by the guidebook and publicity materials. Many guides also deliver tours for specialist groups – depending on their area of expertise and interest.


Please apply in writing, providing CV or background details to:

Jillian Rouse

Head of Visitor Services

Holker Hall



LA11 7PL

or email


Closing date for applications: 15th February


Click here to download a full Job Description

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Spring highlights at Holker Hall & Gardens

A full calendar of events awaits visitors to Holker Hall & Gardens in 2018, with a fabulous selection of opportunities to enjoy one of Cumbria’s true hidden gems.
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Holker Celebrates Christmas

Embrace the festive season this December and join Holker Hall for three wonderful weekends to celebrate the magic of Christmas.
Monday, November 6, 2017

14th Holker Winter Market a success!

8,000 people flocked to Holker’s annual Winter Market this weekend as people took the opportunity to start their Christmas shopping early. 

Friday, October 27, 2017

Holker prepares for its popular Winter Market

Holker Hall is busy making final preparations for what is fast becoming one of the most popular dates in its seasonal events calendar.  The Winter Market, taking place on the 4th & 5th November, has grown from a small selection of local producers to a bustling winter market attracting some of the best artisan producers in the North West.