Work at Tregothnan, Employment Opportunities

We are recruiting, apply today:


Kick start your career with our apprenticeship opportunities at Tregothnan! An apprenticeship role gives you hands-on experience and the opportunity to gain qualifications while you work. We are currently looking for three new apprentices to join our team at Tregothnan: 


Marketing Apprentice

A vibrant and passionate individual who can work alongside Bella to provide support through social media campaigns, writing press releases, website maintenance, photography and suggesting ideas for and creating marketing materials.

Click here to apply through the Truro and Penwith College scheme


IT Apprentice

An enthusiastic individual to work within IT to support the day to day functions of the organisation and also implement key projects (digital mapping, digitisation of documents etc.).  Understanding of the network of the organisation and the software and to be available for assistance across uses in Microsoft and Apple programming for the organisation’s teams.

Click here to apply through the Truro and Penwith College scheme


Administrator to the Commercial Agent and Property Team

The Tregothnan Estate is a landed estate and includes a substantial portfolio of residential, commercial and agricultural properties.

The Position

An exciting position to assist the property team to ensure the smooth day to day running of the department. To maintain professional office standards and to liaise with estate tenants, external contractors, suppliers and other interested parties to ensure a high level of service.

The Individual
The applicant will be motivated and skilled in communication, IT (Microsoft Office), transcribing digital dictation, record keeping and organisation.
An experienced administrator preferably with experience gained in a legal or surveying practice.
Capable of working to the highest standards with integrity, discretion and good humour.

A full job description is available.
Please click here to email a CV and covering letter to Darran Goldby or post to DM Goldby MRICS, The Estate Office, Tregothnan, Truro, TR2 4AN


All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence




The owners of a beautiful country estate in Cornwall are creating a new position of Junior Houseman. This varied role adds to an established team running a vibrant private household. It supports a busy social calendar which can include formal and informal dinner service, activities on and around the wider estate, security duties and house maintenance and upkeep. It also has responsibility for car care for a small number of vehicles, including cleaning, tyre, fuel, fluid checks, etc. The successful candidate is a naturally tidy person and is meticulously well presented at all times. He or she is likely to have some experience in the hospitality industry and an aptitude for maintaining consistency through systems and rotas. They are happy to work flexible hours to fulfil the variety of day to day requirements. Full training will be provided. There will be occasional driving duties so a full clean driving license is essential. Accommodation is provided on the estate. Email Matthew here.


There is an exciting opportunity for the right person to volunteer in the immense garden at Tregothnan. If you are looking to extend your knowledge and enhance your CV then get in touch today. A wonderful cottage may be available to rent within walking distance but own transport will be required for shopping and socialising. Please identify any skills or experience you wish to bring to Tregothnan or areas you may wish to gain experience in and likely duration of stay. Local residents also sometimes join our occasional volunteers. Email Neil here.


Business Opportunities

Charcoal contractors – UK based, franchised/licensed operations

We are looking for charcoal producers based across the UK to supply us with or contract manufacture English charcoal under licence from the Tregothnan Estate. Purchase orders for 150 tonne per annum can be offered to enable initial business start-up. Expertise and advice can be provided to licensees to help ensure quality and consistency of charcoal burn. Expertise and advice can be provided to install charcoal kilns and retorts. Pre-requisite and requirement to use FSC certified timber in line with Tregothnan Estate. Purchase orders can be used to help secure finance. Please click here to email us.

Tea and herbal tisane growers – internal, estate tenants only

The Tregothnan Estate is looking for tenants to grow a range of herbs under contract and licence. This is an opportunity to grow tea on Tregothnan land for the Tregothnan brand of teas. Tea is rapidly expanding and increasingly specialist teas are being cultivated on Tregothnan lands, mainly in Cornwall and Kent in the UK. If you could manage a crop of one of our tisanes on Tregothnan land then please get in touch. Small or large areas of crop will be considered and support with processing and drying will be provided. Applicants with specific crop knowledge are particularly welcome. Contract growing of crops such as chocolate mint & pineapple mint may be considered.Please click here to email us.

Flower growers – Cornwall based
Tregothnan is looking for local farmers, tenants or otherwise, to grow a range of flowers for our fabulously British bouquets. Contracts and licences by agreement. Please click here to email us.