Working with Historic Houses and other similar visitor attractions requires a very specific skills set.
Obviously a deep knowledge of both Catering, Plant and Garden Retail is a starting point.
However the ability to understand and embrace the essence of the estate is also vital, to be able to to make sensitive proposals that are in harmony with the estate and also with the wishes, desires and intentions of the family.
Doug has considerable experience working with Historic Houses, and most recently was working with Roxburghe Estates as they took their Plant Centre in house.
A great starting point for many Historic Houses would be the short series of One Day Business Reviews