Country Living in Cloughton

Country Living in Cloughton

A landmark property on the Duchy’s Yorkshire Survey has been sensitively refurbished and modernised to create a new family home in the centre of Cloughton village. Town Farmhouse is a substantial stone-built property within a much-loved conservation area. Built in the mid-19th century, the house was originally the centrepiece of Town Farm, one of the […]

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Scalby Lodge Re-Opens For Bookings

The Duchy of Lancaster holiday cottages at Scalby Lodge in North Yorkshire are open for business once again – and are proving as popular as ever. Within 24 hours of the lifting of Government restrictions on the hospitality sector, some 129 bookings were taken for Scalby Lodge for dates between now and the end of […]

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Grade II Listed Property Fully Refurbished

Working closely with the Conservation Officer at North York Moors National Park, the Duchy of Lancaster has completed the refurbishment of a Grade II listed building on the Pickering Estate in Yorkshire. Park Gate Cottage is a detached, stone-built 3-bedroomed property located in a picturesque setting flanked by fields and woodland. Originally built as a […]

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‘The Yorkie’ Comes To Yorkshire

A young farming tenant on our Pickering estate in Yorkshire is developing a new breed of hybrid sheep which he plans to call ‘The Yorkie’. Born into a farming family, Chris Timm and his wife Lisa have spent the last 10 years building up a successful business based on the principles of producing quality pedigree […]

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Celebrating Ancient Traditions

Goathland Plough Stots held their annual Day of Dance on 18th January 2020, upholding the ancient tradition of sword-dancing in the farming villages of North Yorkshire. One of the few remaining teams in the UK, the Plough Stots have not only survived but thrived in recent years, adding a women’s and a junior team to […]

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