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Join the team at Ford Castle

Storm the gates… PGL has a castle!  Located in the heart of the Northumberland countryside, this Medieval English castle is steeped in history and offers a truly unique setting and a working experience in the most amazing scenery, close to the Scottish border.

Step through the portcullis and you’ll be welcomed by a friendly and energised team, lots of social events, things to do, and fantastic opportunities to advance your career.

Bridge abseiling at Ford Castle
PGL Ford Castle, countryside and woodland from above

Careers at Ford Castle

Well, who wouldn’t want to work in a real CASTLE?! This unique centre opened its gates in 2022 and offers a wide range of amazing opportunities in a larger than life location. Ford Castle is home to two activities exclusive and unique to this centre – Bridge Abseiling and River Raft Challenge!

Activity Instructors and Group Leaders

Paddlesports Instructors

Catering and Cheffing

Housekeeping and Hospitality

Guest Services and Administration

Management and Leadership



Night Support

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Why we love Ford Castle...

Ford is a small village in Northumberland, England, about 12 miles from Berwick-upon-Tweed and from the rugged Northumberland coast, including Cocklawburn beach. Northumberland is area rich in history and places to explore. Nearby the beautiful River Till is a great location for Paddleboarding, Cragging, Climbing and Bouldering. Nearby, the world famous Hadrian’s Wall dips and weaves through the Northumberland National Park. The Park covers an area of more than 1,050 square kilometres. The area has lots of attractions including Kielder Observatory, The Alwick Garden, Lindisfarne Priory, a Roman Army museum, the Northumberland Coast AONB, and lots, lots more!

Colleague facilities include: Social areas and lounges with TV/DVDs and games, use of equipment, laundrette, free wi-fi.


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Ford Castle grounds and gardens
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Meet the team at Ford Castle

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How to find us

PGL Ford Castle

TD15 2PX

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