Tree-Planting In Whitewell

Tree-Planting In Whitewell

Pupils from Class 1 of Thorneyholme Primary School in Dunsop Bridge braved the elements this week to help the Duchy plant a new generation of trees in Whitewell. The Duchy’s woodland team planted a new avenue of 50 trees on the Longridge approach to the Whitewell Estate with the aspiration of planting 100 acres of […]

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Duchy Brings Estate Management In-House

The Duchy of Lancaster has brought the management of all Rural Surveys in house with effect from 1st October 2018. As part of this change, the Duchy has restructured its rural estate management teams. Two Regional Surveyors of Lands will lead on the Rural Surveys working out of the Duchy’s London HQ and recently established […]

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Inspiring Others To Look To The Land

An inspirational farmer on the Duchy’s Whitewell Estate in Lancashire is taking the countryside into classrooms across the UK. John Alpe was first introduced to the ‘educational access’ initiative under the Countryside Stewardship Scheme in 2000. He now gives around a dozen talks to schools, colleges and groups across the UK each year as well […]

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Ladies Day At The Duchy

The Duchy of Lancaster is celebrating its own Ladies Day this year with the announcement that three new appointments have been made to its inhouse team of Rural Surveyors. Senior Asset Manager Naomi Browne joins the Duchy from Savills where she has been looking after the Staffordshire Survey for the past five years. Naomi will […]

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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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