Whitewell Recognised As Best Place To Live

Whitewell Recognised As Best Place To Live

The Duchy of Lancaster’s Whitewell Estate sits within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is widely acknowledged as one of the most spectacular and unspoiled landscapes in the whole of the British Isles. Thought by some to be the inspiration for Tolkien’s ‘Shire’, Whitewell in the heart of the Ribble Valley offers breath-taking views […]

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Sustainable Soil Strategy

The Duchy of Lancaster recently hosted a workshop on soil management for a number of farm tenants.  The event was held at the Allerton Project, a Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust research farm in Loddington. The focus of the workshop was on soil structure, chemistry and biology and it provided an opportunity to share examples […]

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Duchy Offers Exciting New Farming Opportunity To Market

Later this month the Duchy of Lancaster will bring to market a significant farm holding providing farmers with a rare opportunity to secure a large, well equipped mixed arable and grassland farm in a commanding position overlooking Scarborough Castle and the Yorkshire Coast. Part of the Duchy’s Cloughton Estate, Ripley’s Farm extends to some 631 […]

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Encouraging The Brightest And The Best

Last year, the Duchy of Lancaster introduced a second bursary for students at Harper Adams University – this time focusing specifically on students of Rural Estate and Land Management (REALM). The new award runs alongside the existing Duchy scholarship awarded to students of agricultural courses since 2014. This year’s recipients have been named as Agri-Food […]

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Lettings Agents Appointed In Lancashire and Yorkshire

The Duchy of Lancaster has appointed two firms of independent local estate agents to let and review applications for tenancies at its residential properties in Lancashire and Yorkshire. Armistead Barnett in Lancashire and Harris Shields in Yorkshire will assist the Duchy’s in-house rural team with the marketing of available properties and will assist in the […]

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