Full Time Posted 02 May 2022

About the Role


Location: Beaulieu Road, Lyndhurst

Hours: Full Time

Salary: £10 per hour, plus service charge

Location: Lime Wood Hotel, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

Salary: £10 per hour plus service charge

Hours: 40 hours per week Monday - Friday

We are currently looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Gardener to join our friendly Garden and Grounds team at the award-winning, Lime Wood Hotel. Our Garden and Grounds teams look after the lawns, trees, flower beds, borders and all aspects of wedding/pruning to ensure the gardens are well maintained ready for our guests.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join our unique and dynamic team in overseeing the functionality of the hotel grounds. You will be responsible to cover all tasks assigned by the Head Grounds Person ensuring that the grounds of the hotel are well presented.

As our Gardens and Grounds are open to our guests, you must be confident to interact with them daily.

Experience in a similar role, plus PA1 & PA6 usage and maintenance of garden machinery such as petrol strimmer’s and mowers is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Lime Wood is an exciting and fun place to work. In return for your dedication, we offer a wide range of company perks and benefits including:

  • Numerous retail discounts via our Perkbox Scheme.
  • Discounted room rates and complimentary staff stays across our group.
  • Discounted food, beverage, and spa days across our group.
  • 28 days holiday rising by 1 day each year for the first 5 years.
  • We are committed to providing craft and accredited training to all staff.

To view our full range of perks, visit our careers page at

After multiple lockdowns & furlough deadlines, we understand that job security is highly important. Whilst we cannot predict the future, our teams feel secure knowing that during these challenging times no one was made redundant and that everyone was included in our furlough schemes. If that is a business you would like to be part of, providing security you are looking for, then look no further.

Our Pay Promise – no one in our business will earn less than £10 Per Hour, plus service charge, so tell all your friends.

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Why Lime Wood...

In return for your hard work you can expect something a bit different:

  • Genuine personal, tailored development
  • Craft training with our Italian menu
  • Our award-winning Apprentice schemes
  • Training on anything from bee keeping to helicopter landing skills and everything else in between
  • Access to leading hoteliers and hospitality entrepreneurs to develop your career and keep it interesting
  • Placements across hotels, departments, even a ski season or on a summer on a super yacht
  • Budding Entrepreneur programme, which can provide you with the skills needed to run our hotels, and maybe one day your own.
  • Wide range of recognised qualifications and development opportunities to further your career

Plus everything else you would expect, competitive salary, holidays, great staff rates and so much more.

Who we are...

Lime Wood is laid-back luxury at its best – a stunning building set in the middle of the forest landscape. A multi-award-winning 5-star 32 bed hotel with everything from our Herb House Spa to a Green house guests can eat in. Set in the heart of The New Forest National Park and 1 mile from the village of Lyndhurst

The Hartnett Holder & Co. restaurant has a different approach to hospitality – fine dining has been thrown out and replaced with a fun dining experience which includes seasonal, locally sourced and fresh British food with an Italian twist. There’s no need for a suit and tie here! The team at Lime Wood provide the highest level of service within a relaxed environment, making our guest feel truly at home.