Vacancies 2018-06-11T12:21:03+00:00


Gallery Assistant

The Art in Action Gallery at Waterperry Gardens is seeking a part-time Assistant.
Initially working Saturdays but with flexibility to work occasional other days.

The right candidate will be reliable and flexible, ideally with some retail experience.

An interest in Arts and Crafts would be an advantage.

Please email CV with contact details to

Teashop Front Of House Staff

We are currently looking for full or part time front of house staff to join our team at Waterperry Gardens Teashop. Experience of working in a café environment would be an advantage, but training can be given.
If you are interested please contact Nicky either by email:-, or drop your C.V off in the teashop, or ring 01844 338087 and ask to speak to Nicky.
Any possible candidates will be asked to work a trial shift.

Alpine Gardener

The Alpine department at Waterperry Gardens maintains a public area with six raised beds.
These beds house two National collections of Saxifraga (Porophyllum and Ligulatae)
There is also a nursery for backup plants.
At the moment the Collections manager is looking after the raised beds and nursery, he needs some help. We are looking for somebody for at least two mornings a week or possibly more.
You would need some experience of horticulture and an interest in Alpine plants.
If working with Alpine plants interests you, please contact Adrian Young by email on

Seasonal Gardener

Seasonal Gardener Starting: We are now full for 2018. We do take on volunteers and are on the lookout for apprentices.

Pay: Dependent On Experience

If You Want A Career In Gardening, We Can Offer You One Of The Most Beautiful Outdoor Spaces In The UK To Work In.

What It’s Like To Work Here
Waterperry’s Gardens, House, Teashop, Garden-Centre And Family-Friendly Events Draw Visitors All Year Round. There Is Always Plenty To Do At The 8 ½ Acre Garden Set Within A 80-Acre Estate, With Development Of The Walled Garden One Of The Recent Projects. The Waterperry Team Are Close-Knit With A Wonderful Sense Of Community. The Location Is Quiet, So You’ll Need Your Own Transport To Get Here.

What You’ll Be Doing
As A Hands-On Gardener, You’ll Assist In Making Sure That The Gardens Are Maintained To A High Standard. You’ll Be Passionate And Enthused And Knowledgeable About The Varied Plants Within The Garden. This Role Will Include A Range Of Practical Horticultural Tasks To Develop, Enhance And Conserve The Garden And Contribute To The Delivery Of Projects.

Who We’re Looking For

To Be Successful In This Role You Should Be Able To Demonstrate The Below:
Have Some Practical Gardening/Horticulture Experience And A Willingness To Take Instruction.

Unique To Us
Work In One Of The Most Beautiful, Iconic And Unique Locations In The UK
20% Off In Our Shops And Teashop. Educational Opportunities.

Interested Candidates Should Contact The Office On 01844 339254 Or E-Mail


Waterperry Gardens is a unique environment which welcomes volunteers in its gardens, nursery, and plant area. However these opportunities are limited, so if you think this is for you and you would like to work with our dedicated team and benefit from their expertise, why not get in touch?
Interested candidates should contact the office on 01844 339254 or e-mail

Event Market Stalls

If you are a local fine food producer or craft maker and would like to have a stall at one of our Christmas Markets or on Apple Weekend just ring the office or email us on