Welcome to a few words about Hazlewood Castle, it's history and eminence. Indeed sometimes you have to pinch yourself to remind you of the incredible history attached to such a place.
We officially opened in September 1997. However the Cookery School opened earlier that year in mid July, and it's first ever participants walked across the building site on planks wearing hard hats to the Castle's first ever lessons in cuisine.
Hazlewood took a solid and fraught 18 months of detailed progressive alterations, conversions, building and demolition with countless, indeed hundreds, of workmen on site 18 hours a day, 7 days a week, to get from start to finish. Mains electricity had to be brought to the Castle, together with mains gas.
However finish became longer, and the last fundamental part of the project was held up, making it a difficult start as the restaurant's opening was delayed.
The Old Orangery had to be rebuilt brick by brick to carefully match one another, with only the best stones from the best quarries replicating the originals. All in all, a delay of 18 months hit the scheme which was particularly difficult to manage as the main Castle had already committed itself to opening with guests, functions, events galore. Meanwhile, the temporary restaurant won Restaurant of the
The Castle's business is featured around 4 key areas, the bedrooms, the restaurant, banqueting and masterclass.
Each is run by its own independent manager.
Being part of the team at Hazlewood, it is important that the team manages together. There are few airs and graces, little hierarchy and everybody gets stuck in with everything. This section of the website details lots of information which you may find of assistance to apply for a current position.
Dine with your partner in our Restaurant
Full use of Leisure club
Appraisals and one to one job chats
Flexibility to work across 5 hotels if you wish with career opportunities.
Commission for bringing in business and recruiting new employees
Stay in any Ashdale hotel for £15 per person accommodation and breakfast or £25 including dinner.
Stay free for one night with your partner (accommodation and breakfast) in any Ashdale hotel between January and March.
Work Christmas and New Year get paid and then stay free in any Ashdale hotel for 2 people for 2 nights (accommodation and breakfast) at any time of the year.
The philosophy to promote from within means that many of our team have worked for Ashdale Hotels for a number of years. Nevertheless we are always looking for new people to join our lively teams.