Active Woodland Management At Needwood

Active Woodland Management At Needwood

The Duchy of Lancaster is to partner with Natural England and the Forestry Commission to protect and improve 500 hectares of woodland on its Needwood Estate in Staffordshire. Over the next five years the Duchy will implement a woodland improvement plan approved under the national Countryside Stewardship scheme. Particular areas of focus will include the […]

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Equestrian Excellence In Salwick

A Duchy tenant on the Salwick Estate in Lancashire is establishing a reputation as a centre of excellence for all things equestrian. Forrest Sport Horses offers horse breeding, schooling, veterinary support and livery packages to a wide range of clients across the North of England. After moving into Pepper Hill Farm just north of Preston […]

Annual Report and Accounts Year Ended 31st March 2017

The Duchy of Lancaster has today published its financial results for the year ended March 31st 2017. During the year: Net surplus increased by 7.9 % to £19.2m Net asset value increased by 4.8 % to £518.7m. Nathan Thompson, CEO and Clerk of the Duchy Council, said:  “Today’s results are an endorsement of the quality […]

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New Residents Flock To Scalby Lodge

The newest tenants at the Duchy of Lancaster’s holiday cottages at Scalby Lodge have taken up residence on the cliff-top above Scarborough this month. Fencing has been erected to allow a flock of 30 sheep to graze in the grounds around the fifteen bespoke properties to keep the grass neat and tidy and the 10 […]

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Her Majesty The Queen Visits Her Needwood Estate

Her Majesty The Queen as Duke of Lancaster visited a number of tenants on Her Duchy of Lancaster estates in Staffordshire on Thursday 25th May. The visit included a tour of Eland Lodge Equestrian Centre in Draycott-in-the-Clay and a reception for around 50 tenants at Lower Castle Hayes Farm on the Duchy’s historic Needwood Estate. […]

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