Meet the Team

Meet some of our dedicated team of staff and volunteers at Downhill and Hezlett who work hard to make every visit special and memorable. From Rangers to Visitor Welcome staff, we welcome you to meet our team…

Marc Bucklee

About Marc Bucklee

I have worked at Downhill and Hezlett for 6 years. I started off volunteering one day at the weekend for my duke of Edinburgh. The next year I had seen the visitor experience role advertised and applied for it.

Rhonda Dempsie

About Rhonda Dempsie

I only started mid-March, so I’m still finding my feet! I am a Volunteering Assistant, so I do admin and help out with volunteer recruitment across the North Coast.

Derek Murray

Derek Murray

I have worked for The National Trust for 19 years, starting at Hezlett House through the A.C.E. Scheme

Don Kerr - Downhill Gardener

Don Kerr

Only 5 Months... I’m the Gardener at Bishops Gate and Hezlett House...