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Benefits for Holkham Employees

As winner of the Eastern Region’s ‘Best Employer’ in our sector, we aspire to be a great place to work. We offer great rates of pay, benefits and development opportunities for our team. In return we look for exceptional customer service skills, teamwork and bags of enthusiasm for learning and engagement, in order to give the best possible experience to our visitors and guests.

Hear what our team members have to say about working here

Find out more about our Five Great Behaviours here

Core Benefits

  • 4% employer pension contribution, 4% employee.
  • Death in service benefit for all permanent staff.
  • 21 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • £9.90 per hour for seasonal employees aged 18 and over
  • £5.45 per hour for seasonal employees under 18 years

Staff Discounts

  • Free car pass for all Holkham car parks.
  • Free family entry to the Hall and attractions.
  • 10% off boat and cycle hire.
  • 25% discount at Holkham Cafes, The Victoria Inn, the gift shop, Pinewoods supermarket and selected events.
  • 20% friends and family discount for Monica Vinader Jewellery.
  • Holkham Village Retail - 15% discount at Ocotillo. 10% at the Adnams Store, and Everything Outdoor.
  • 10% discount at Joules at Wells.
  • 10% discount at Trespass, Wells-next-the-Sea

Learning and Development

  • Access for all to a wide range of courses on our eLearning system, Holkham GROW.
  • Annual Visitor Experience training programme including a wide range of topics from dementia awareness to up-selling.
  • Access to a regular programme of ‘Go Sees’ across the estate.
  • Professional membership fees funded.
  • Professional training and development, if relevant to the job role, will be supported.


  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Access to 18 qualified Mental Health First Aiders.
  • Regular access to free stress awareness sessions.
  • Organised regular walks and coffee.
  • £15 per month gym/swim usage at Alderman Peel High School.
  • Discounted memberships with Everyone Active Leisure Centres.
  • Free eye tests and money off prescription glasses.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.


  • Souper Tuesdays (free soup over the winter period).
  • Monthly lunch clubs.
  • Annual bonfire night event.
  • Biannual staff Christmas party.
  • ‘Go Sees’.
  • Staff Connect.
  • The ‘20’ club long service award and dinner.


  • Paid employee volunteering leave in the local community.

You can download our Core Benefits here.