In North Devon water can often be a problem.
Today saw an exciting event at Mornacott. While fishing on the river at dusk an otter was sighted.
The final touches to Williams Wood were completed today.
The final touches to William’s Wood were completed today.
The small area, located on the Southern edge of Mornacott and comprising a dew pond surrounded by a few trees and bramble thickets had obviously been used as a local rubbish tip so
Despite the initial larger financial outlay of buying Landrovers as opposed to competitor makes, we are now buying only Landrover vehicles for use at Mornacott due to their more robust build and higher residual values.
The tree planting project finished today with 1,500 native broadleaf trees planted in conjunction with the Woodland Trust.
Renovation of Barn Cottage completed
Renovation works which have taken nearly one year were completed today in what has been an extensive rebuild of a wonderful old cob and stone barn.
The Snow Arrives
The huge snowfalls over the last few days have made most local roads impassable.
Biomass Boiler installation
Today saw the final commissioning of our biomass boiler. Fuelled by woodchip, sourced entirely from wood clearance on the farm, the boiler will provide heat for all of the buildings and developments on the farm.
Completion of renovation of Shootroom
Building works to the shootroom finished today. The old barn has been completely restored on both floors using original building materials and stone sourced both locally and from the estate.
New office completed
The new office was ‘open for business’ today. Created adjoining the main house (and adjacent to the planned shootroom) the office provides independent access and a dedicated area from which to run the various operations at Mornacott.