The agricultural and conservation policies of the Estate play an important part in the overall appearance and management of the land held.
Whilst most of the in-hand farming is arable, let holdings range from dairy and livestock farms to mixed business involving a combination of arable farming, horses, sheep and pigs.
Great care is taken to farm and manage Estate land with conservation in mind. Over ten miles of hedges have been planted or restored in recent years together with conservation margins around the edges of fields and against watercourses.
The Estate relies heavily on the proactive management for sporting and shooting from the farms and forestry departments. Game and venison, when in season, is sold through our Farm Shop together with pork and other products all year round.
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