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Haddo Estate


The Estate employs 23 permanent staff, as well as 2 seasonal workers, across a wide variety of roles which reflect the diversity of the activities carried out at Haddo. An overview of these roles and the responsibilities they involve can be found below:

  • Factor– overall responsibility for the business and enterprises carried out at Haddo
  • Farm manager– overall responsibility for the management of the Farm and its employees
  • Assistant factor– assitant to both the Factor and the Farm manager, primarily overseeing forestry activities, health and safety and co-ordination of repairs and maintenance
  • Estate secretaryresponsible for the administration of the Estate Office and for liaising with Estate staff and residents, including prospective tenants
  • Two accounts staff (part-time)responsible for Estate finances and expenses, and the payment of Estate staff
  • Office assistant (part-time) – provides administrative support to the Estate secretary
  • Two joinersresponsible for day-to-day repairs and improvements, but also available to undertake major construction and renovation projects
  • Painter/joiner assistant responsible for exterior and interior paintwork, and available to assist joiners
  • Two masons variety of responsibilities, including repairs to houses, slating, building and maintenance of stone walls, bridges etc, and upkeep of the biomass boilers
  • Handyman/drainer variety of responsibilities, including domestic drainage and water supplies work, field drainage, digging field troughs, laying new road surfaces, road maintenance and maintenance of gardens, drives and paths
  • Two foresters (one seasonal)resposnible for day-to-day maintenance of plantations, co-ordination of felling and thinning, running the sawmill, harvesting and selling firewood, maintaining supply of wood chip for biomass boilers
  • Two gamekeepers responsible for the efficient operation of the game department and the running of 35 days’ shooting from mid-October to late January
  • Three farm staff (one seasonal)responsible for the day-to-day running of the Farm
  • One gardener responsible for the maintenance of the walled garden and the supply of horticultural produce for the Haddo Estate Shop, and assistant to handyman on a variety of other tasks

Assistant Factor: Susan Shand

Formartine's Shop

Haddo Properties

Haddo Map
Haddo Estate Map shop Fishery Farm Haddo Chapel Shooting Tarves Methlick Country Park Sawmill Haddo House River Ythan Fishing