Working with us

The estate has a diverse range of jobs in both permanent and seasonal positions. The current vacancies listed are at Chatsworth, Bolton Abbey and other businesses within the Devonshire Group, please apply as indicated beneath each position.

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Full Time Receptionist / Administrator (Fixed term for up to one year)

5 days per week, Monday to Friday, 08:30 – 17:00

Working within the Estate Office at beautiful Bolton Abbey, you will be the first point of contact for our visitors, both face to face and over the telephone. As such, it is absolutely key that you are able to provide exceptional standards of customer care for each and every enquiry - and these can be many and varied!

You should have some previous experience of telephone work with a proven history of delivering excellent customer service. You will be a strong administrator and have a good working knowledge of MS Office. You will be pleasant, professional, organised and have the ability to work within a team. You will be an excellent communicator and discreet when dealing with confidential matters.

To apply, please forward a CV and covering letter to Stacy Kenealy, Bolton Abbey Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6EX or send by email to

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Seasonal Grounds person

A vacancy has arisen for a Seasonal Grounds person within our busy Grounds Maintenance Team. During the gardening season, you will be working in the gardens and amenity areas around Bolton Abbey Estate. Work involves border maintenance, hedge trimming, working at height, path and drain care and general up keep of the gardens and grass areas.

The role is full time until November.

Applicants will ideally be qualified gardeners with some general gardening experience, committed to working hard within a team, maintaining the high standards required at Bolton Abbey Estate.

To apply please forward a CV and covering letter to The HR Department, The Estate Office, Bolton Abbey, Skipton, BD23 6EX or send by email to

Ice Cream Kiosk Attendant

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and lively individual to join our committed retail team in the Ice Cream Kiosk in the Village Shop at Bolton Abbey.

Working Saturday and/or Sunday you will enjoy engaging with our visitors whilst offering exceptional customer service.

Your primary duties will include:

  • Serving ice cream and light refreshments to customers from the kiosk
  • Operating an electronic till and card payment machine
  • Ensuring that the kiosk is always well presented in a clean and tidy condition and ready for the following day’s business

The work is seasonal, the kiosk being open at weekends during the midseason period and daily through the school holidays.

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To apply for this role please send your CV and covering letter to

Tourism Team Member

Could you be the newest member of our friendly, dedicated team?

Our Tourism department are currently on the lookout for enthusiastic, adaptable and energetic individuals.

Working in all areas of the tourism department you will provide a warm and friendly visitor experience.

This customer facing role is available for an immediate start.

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For more information please contact the Tourism team on 01756 718009 or email