Burholme Lamb Launched In Whitewell

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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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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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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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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Duchy Farmer Named Dairy Innovator of 2015

 A former Duchy Scholar has been named Dairy Innovator of the Year at the 2015 British Farming Awards. Mark Verity has lived on the Duchy’s Whitewell estate in Lancashire all his life and in recent years has been gradually taking over responsibility for the 700-acreRadholme Laund farm from his father, Stuart. In 2010, Mark attended […]

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