Owen's day off
Owen the red deer pricket that has been such a regular attender on shoot days at Mornacott chose last Tuesday as his day off...
Record breaking season
With Christmas upon us many of our regular beating and picking up team donned their usual festive garb (hats and Christmas sweaters!) for the final shoot before Christmas. They now have a well-earned break over Christmas and the New Year before we kick
Owen has found a new job!
Owen, our resident red deer frequently featured in these pieces, has found a new job!
Positive progress for Owen, our Red Deer calf
Back in August 2013 we reported on the progress of Owen the Red Deer calf which we had rescued from fencing and which had subsequently been abandoned by his mother.
Annual beaters' barbeque
We can’t believe that summer is coming to an end and what a summer it’s been, some gloriously hot long summer days with just enough rain to keep everything green but not enough to need waders.
Swimming pool and sauna complete
Finally, it’s complete! Today saw the official handover of the swimming pool and sauna building.
Spring is definitely in full bloom here at Mornacott and our holiday guests have been taking full advantage of our signposted walks and going 'bluebell spotting'.
Pool build nears final phase
The roof is on, the windows go in next week and then the final internal fit out tasks begin for the new indoor pool. Our builders have kept up the pace despite the harrowing weather experienced late last year and early this and we’re looking forw
Exmoor Keepers' Challenge
Today saw the dawning of the annual Exmoor Keepers' Challenge. Each year all of the keepers on Exmoor are invited to the event to see who will emerge victorious.
Quality in Tourism Grading
Following a recent inspection (our first!) from Quality in Tourism, the governing body of Visit England, we are delighted to have been awarded “5 Star” gradings on Orchard Cottage and The Old Stables and a “4 Star Gold” grade fo