21st March 2016

Potholes are a pain!

 Potholes (which on some local roads are now more akin to trenches!) are one of our biggest bugbears currently.  In the middle of last year a mile long stretch of the Mornacott Road was, over several days, marked up for repair. 

29th February 2016

Hedge Cutting Challenge

February used to be one of the quietest months at Mornacott with the shoot season over and lambing and calving not yet underway.  However, hedge cutting now needs to be completed by 1st March.

29th January 2016

A big thank you to our beaters

Our busiest shoot season yet came to a close with the traditional Beaters' Day.

31st December 2015

Festive Season at Mornacott

 Our holiday cottages were once again very popular over the festive season.  Our guests were able to enjoy a home from home Christmas with the added benefits of real log fires,  Christmas Day swim, stunning views and locally grown Christ

27th November 2015

Sleepless nights ahead at Mornacott

Charlie, our stockman, started the process this afternoon of weaning our calves.

17th November 2015

How to beat the North Devon link road fiasco

 With little notice the A361 North Devon link road was closed at the end of September with notices showing that it was likely to be closed for up to four months.

30th September 2015

Mornacott Stables welcomes new faces

 Our Stables Manager, Megan, has been busy welcoming some new faces to the livery yard. Firstly Belle, a sometimes cheeky four and a half year old, who has transformed from being rather nervous to being happy and settled.

26th August 2015


Not a very exciting topic for a news update but one that causes great frustration for all of us a Mornacott! Conservatively we have around 600 gate posts...

31st July 2015

A Fisherman's Tale

Last week a couple of our guests had a red letter day, float fishing with a variety of baits on the lake. They caught an abundance of carp, 150 in total with the biggest weighing just over 10lb.

30th June 2015

Exmoor Keepers Challenge 2015 Winners

This year Mornacott teamed up with Portledge Estate and co-hosted the Exmoor Keepers Challenge.  

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