Project Description

Come and Join Our Team


Grounds Person/Gardener Vacancy

£8.91 per hour

21 hours per week (3 hours per day, flexibility with hours available)

A lovely opportunity to join our amazing team! The Longlands Inn & Restaurant is a 4* Inn and restaurant with 6 luxury stone-built self-catering cottages and a blend of 11 modern spacious and more traditional cosy rooms. Situated on the Lancashire/Cumbria border, The Longlands Inn is adjacent to Lancaster Canal and Tewitfield Marina providing a wonderful countryside location.

We’re looking for a competent and enthusiastic grounds person who enjoys the outdoors, just like our guests do!

About the role

Duties will involve general gardening and grounds maintenance including grass and hedge cutting, planting, weeding and watering.

To maintain the exterior grounds to the highest standards for our guests including the car-park.

To work between two sites, in maintaining the gardens here at the Longlands Hotel and our sister property, The New Inn, Yealand.

To maintain high standards of health and safety requirements for our guests at all times.

What we’re looking for from you

You’ll have some previous experience of grounds maintenance.

The ability to work as part of a team, and the capability to work on your own.

To demonstrate a commitment to manual outdoor work, which will include manual handling and the use of light gardening machinery (lawnmowers etc.).

A full UK driving license is required as working across two sites within the business.

A flexible approach to working hours to suit the needs of the business.


  • Generous gratuities
  • 28 days annual leave (pro-rata based on hours worked)
  • Employee discounts across the other properties within the group
  • Bespoke training programmes accessible to all employees
  • An engaging and supporting work environment


Please forward your CV with a covering letter stating which position you are applying for by:

Email to: [email protected]

Post to: HR Dept. The Longlands Inn & Restaurant, Tewitfield, Nr Carnforth, LA6 1JH.

All applicants must be 18 or over.

In line with requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process

Book A Table

You can now book your table online using our Open Table app, so there’s no need to make a telephone call or send us a message. You can simply fill in your details and your booking will be automatically added to our booking system in the restaurant and you will receive an email confirming the time and number of guests. It really couldn’t be simpler.

Open Table App

Food Allergies and Intolerances

All our food is prepared on site in our open plan kitchen. Whilst we can cater for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free diets, please be aware that some of our foods contain allergens. Please speak to a member of staff for more information or to discuss your personal dietary requirements.