Lancaster Castle Popular Heritage Destination

Lancaster Castle Popular Heritage Destination

Lancaster Castle is enjoying record numbers of visitors this month with numbers up 90 per cent on last year and 60 per cent on 2019. During August, our weekly visitor numbers reached almost 5,000 and over the last two weekends in August we recorded a total of over 2,000 visitors to the Castle – a […]

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Heritage Barn Conversions Prove Popular In Cheshire

A redundant heritage barn on the Crewe estate in Cheshire has been successfully converted into two high quality residential homes, both of which were let and occupied within a few weeks of completion. The brick-built barn was originally part of a farm steading located on Mill Lane on the edge of the quiet rural village […]

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Triple A For Duchy Rural Team

The Duchy of Lancaster continues to invest in the development of its Rural team with the appointment of 3 rural surveyors: Alex Morrison, Archie Rose and Alexandra Carr. Alex Morrison joins the team as Estates Director for Yorkshire and the Foreshore. Alex began his career as an engineer before retraining as a rural surveyor. He […]

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Castle Offers Walking Tours To Visitors

  Small groups of visitors to Lancaster Castle are being offered a walking tour of the courtyards, with limited access to the historic interiors of the court room and Shire Hall, as the Castle continues to re-open to the public. In line with Government guidance, tours inside of the majority of the buildings are not […]

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Browns Go Green In Staffordshire!

A long-standing Duchy tenant is encouraging the return of pollinators, waterfowl and other species of indigenous wildlife to the hedgerows, ponds and field margins across their 350-acre farm in Staffordshire. Mrs Mary Brown and her son Graham entered into a 5-year Mid-Tier Countryside Stewardship Scheme in 2019, after completing a five-year ELS scheme. Along with […]

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