Scalby Lodge Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Scalby Lodge Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The Duchy of Lancaster’s luxury holiday cottages at Scalby Lodge have once again this year received a Certificate of Excellence from the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor. The Certificate of Excellence is awarded in recognition of the quality, quantity and timeliness of reviews submitted by satisfied customers over a 12-month period. To qualify, a business […]

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Full Steam Ahead For Lowther House, Pickering

              It’s full steam ahead at Lowther House in Pickering as new Duchy tenants Kimberley and Allan Brereton prepare for the upcoming return of the Flying Scotsman to the North Yorkshire Railway. The legendary locomotive is coming back into service next month following a £4.2m overhaul – and will be running literally alongside the […]

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Slowing the Flow in Pickering

The Duchy of Lancaster is supporting the installation of new flood defences on its Pickering Estate in North Yorkshire. Plans put forward in 2013 for a £2m scheme designed to ‘slow the flow’ of floodwaters through Pickering are now nearing completion and include the creation of a new bund and control structure on Duchy land […]

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Hive of Activity

Following the launch of the Duchy’s new Beekeeping Grant last year, a number of families across the country have taken up the challenge and are now actively keeping bees. For many this is a real family affair, providing a great opportunity for the younger generation to learn about bee keeping and the importance of bees […]

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Duchy of Lancaster Streamlines Rural Surveys

The holdings of the Duchy of Lancaster have traditionally been administered in six separate units, known as Surveys. These have included five Rural Surveys (Lancashire, Yorkshire, Crewe and South, Needwood and Eastern) covering approximately 18,433 hectares of land across England and Wales and one Urban Survey made up of a number of retail and business […]

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