The Team

Jim Wands

Castle Custodian

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I believe every visitor to our beautiful Castle should have the best experience possible. My team here work hard to deliver on this and have embraced the changes in systems and products I’ve introduced since I started in March 2015, I think these have been for the better, but if you think there’s something we could improve on then please get in touch with me.

Martin Gray

Deputy Custodian

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Martin joined us last year and has got stuck into many of the projects we had over the winter. He rediscovered his (impressive) drawing skills when he designed our kids activity sheet and the map we use in our free smartphone app.

Emilia Bartecka

Assistant Custodian

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Emilia is our tour group expert and longest serving member of the team, having been here for over 6 years now. Animal lover and Reiki practitioner, she has two cats, one of whom is called Alfie and is by all accounts “a naughty boy”.

Brian Munro

Maintenance Supervisor

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Brian is our Maintenance supervisor. If you want to know anything about Lime Mortar, or any other aspect of building maintenance for that matter, he’s your man!

Jo-Anna Bean

Assistant Custodian

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Jo-Anna is the newest member of our team. She’s learning the ropes from Emilia and enjoys practicing her French language skills on our many overseas visitors.