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The Belmont Estate



The Belmont Estate is in the countryside of North Somerset less than 10 minutes from Bristol. Comprised of 250 acres of pasture and ancient woodland with a variety of properties, the pasture is grazed by a beef suckler herd of 35 Devon Red Rubies and 20 lawn mowing ewes. The Estate adheres to organic standards and is Soil Association certified. The estate runs a growing firewood and charcoal business, producing it on site, processing / bagging it and delivering directly to a growing local customer base.


Areas of Responsibility


Estate Maintenance and Presentation

  • Gardens and pasture strimming, mowing, weeding and planting
  • Driveways and rides sweeping and upkeep
  • Hedging, fencing and boundaries trimming hedges, repairs and maintenance of fencing
  • Use of tools, vehicles and machinery, training will be given where necessary
  • Buildings & barns / outbuildings housekeeping and maintenance
  • An understanding of the importance of estate presentation and tidiness


Livestock Care

  • Feed and water animals
  • Assist with building and maintaining fencing / pens
  • Movement and handling of animals
  • Assist with calving and lambing duties



  • Assist with timber extraction, firewood production, packaging and delivering
  • Assist with charcoal production, kiln burns and packaging and delivering


Access and Education

  • Ability/desire to be involved in estate visits and educational access
  • Presentable and personable, helping to maintain and enhance the image of the estate when interacting with visitors and customers  


Experience Required


  • Previous work experience in any of the following would be an advantage but not essential:
  • Rural / Woodland / Agriculture / Horticulture
  • Previously worked with animals
  • Basic mechanics
  • Essential - Full clean driving licence
  • Desirable - Machinery / tool operation skills / tractor driving


Interested candidates should email their CV and supporting letter to: gil.martin@the-belmont-estate.com 



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