Duchy Expands In Whitewell

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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Burholme Lamb Launched In Whitewell

One of our long-standing Duchy tenants is once again putting Lancashire on the culinary map of the UK after opening a dedicated butchery service which guarantees the quality of their produce at every stage of the process. The Spence family has been breeding and rearing sheep and cattle at Burholme Farm on the Duchy’s Whitewell […]

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