New Farm Shop For Salwick

New Farm Shop For Salwick

A Duchy farming tenant on the Salwick Estate in Lancashire has converted his dairy parlour into a fully equipped farm shop selling home reared lamb, pork and beef to wholesale and retail customers. Richard Helme, a tenant at Wards House Farm since taking over from his father in 1996, believes the diversification of his business […]

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Duchy Expands In Whitewell

As part of its strategic acquisition programme the Duchy of Lancaster has purchased a further 226 acres in the Forest of Bowland. Higher Lickhurst Farm marches with the Duchy’s Whitewell estate and the steading includes a range of modern agricultural buildings as well as an agricultural dwelling in need of refurbishment. In addition to the […]

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Plastics Recycling Centre Opens In Lancashire

As part of its commitment to environmental sustainability the Duchy of Lancaster is keen to discourage single-use plastics on its farms and to promote recycling wherever possible across its estates. Last year we carried out an audit of our farming tenants to see what measures they had introduced to reduce the use of plastics on […]

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Inn At Whitewell Named Pub of the Year

The historic Inn at Whitewell located on the banks of the River Hodder on the Duchy’s Whitewell Estate has been named Pub of the Year for 2020 in the new Good Pub Guide published last week. Described as ‘truly first class’ in every aspect the Inn scores top marks for its décor, atmosphere, food, exceptional […]

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Maria Roskell Joins The Team

The Duchy has appointed a new senior PA/Rural Administrator to support the Rural Teams based at Lancaster Castle. Prior to joining the Duchy Maria Roskell spent two and a half years in a similar position on another private landed estate in Lancashire. She is a highly experienced PA/Administrator with a good understanding of rural estate […]

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