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22 January 24-  We are now recruiting for our 2024 season.

Vacancies for 2024 Season

Would you like to join our award winning team?

Do you enjoy meeting people, always have a smile, and take a pride in providing excellent customer service?  Are you friendly and outgoing? Do you have transport,  as there is no bus service available.  If so we would love to hear from you.    Due to our rural location it is essential you have your own means of transport.  

Please complete the application form below

Applications can be posted to Hall Hill Farm, Lanchester, Durham, DH7 0TA or emailed to   

Farm Guide- Weekends and School Holidays

Do you love animals, have a big smile, enjoy meeting new people and are you friendly and outgoing.  If so ,we have Part time vacancies on  Saturdays or Sundays + bank holidays approx. 10.00 – 5pm.  Duties will include, dealing with the public, working with animals- rabbits and chicks.  Also general cleaning duties. Minimum age 16 years.  Must be available to work Easter Holidays and ALL Bank Holiday weekends when the farm is open.


Farm Guide – Weekdays during School term (March - mid July)

Part –time vacancy for farm guide to show school and group visits around the farm.

 Hours 10.00am- 2.30pm (approx).  Minimum of 2 days per week upto 4 days.

 Also involves cleaning duties and tidying up after group.  Experience with children required.  Experience with animals desirable.  Training will be given.  Age 21+ £12 per hour.

Age 16 £7.00 per hour, age 18 £9.00 pr hour,  age 21+ £12.00per hour.   (Plus holiday pay) (Bank holidays paid at time and a half normal rate)


Hungry Highland Cafe Vacancies

Senior Teashop Assistant -Part-time

Friendly person with a love of providing excellent customer service required for cooking, food preparation, soup, sandwiches etc .   Baking scones, cakes etc. Use of till, record keeping, general housekeeping duties and maintaining safe food systems.

Hours :  Part-time  2-4 days per week.  February- December Approx. 7  hrs/day between 9.30am –5.00pm With reduced amount of work available November and February. (Closed 24 December - Feb half term)

Additional hours in school holidays are available.  Also to work Bank Holidays when the farm is open.  (Bank holidays paid at time and a half) . 

Wages  Age 21+ £12.00 per hour. 18 years £9.00 per hour  (Plus holiday pay) (Bank holidays paid at time and a half normal rate)


Weekend Teashop Assistants – Saturday or Sunday + School holidays+Bank Holidays

Applications are welcomed from anyone aged over 16, who is interested in Saturday or Sunday and holiday work ( During school holidays.)  from February – October, Hours vary with season.  Approx. 5-6.5 hrs/day between 10am –5.00pm With work available Oct. and Dec.

Duties to include, food preparation, serving customers, table clearing, dishwashing, cleaning.  Minimum age 16 years.

Age 16 £7.00 per hour, age 18 £9.00 per hour  age 21+ £12.00 per hour.   (Plus holiday pay) (Bank holidays paid at time and a half normal rate)

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