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Haddo Estate


The Estate employs 15 permanent staff, as well as seasonal/casual 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 Lord Aberdeen, the Factor and Farm Manager, primarily overseeing co-ordination of repairs and maintenance, health and safety and forestry activities
  • 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
  •  Joinerresponsible for day-to-day repairs and improvements, but also  undertakes major construction and renovation projects
  • Painter/Joiner Assistant responsible for exterior and interior paintwork, and available to assist joiners
  • Mason variety of responsibilities, including repairs to houses, slating, building and maintenance of stone walls, bridges etc
  • Part Time Handyman variety of responsibilities, including domestic drainage and field drainage, road maintenance and maintenance of gardens, drives and paths
  • Foresterresponsible for maintenance of plantations, co-ordination of felling and thinning, specialist felling and pruning of veteran trees within the designed landscape, harvesting and supply firewood,  supply of wood chip for 4 biomass boilers and their day to day maintenance
  • Gamekeeper responsible for the efficient operation of the game department and the running of  shooting from mid-October to late January
  • Two farm staff 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

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