22nd December 2012

Mornacott Floods

No "white Christmas" here but a very wet one!

We have to admit to have been feeling a little smug that we’d escaped the worst of the floods being experienced throughout the country recently.

22nd November 2012

The Shooting Season

The shoot season is now well underway and it’s been good to welcome a few new teams to Mornacott to join our regulars who come back to us year after year. 

29th September 2012

Renovation Project

In keeping with Mornacott’s ongoing improvement project it is now the Stables’ turn for some TLC. Building work is to start very shortly on replacing the stable roofs and improving and replacing the surrounding guttering.

26th August 2012

Rearing Project

Nearly nine weeks of school summer holidays presented the ideal opportunity for a summer project for young William. 

23rd August 2012

The War against Weeds

With the changeable weather of this summer making sileaging and haymaking an “on and off” type event we’ve been using the downtime to clear some of the more invasive weed infestations at Mornacott.

30th July 2012

Conservation Pond

The aptly named “Below Road” Field which nestles alongside the River Yeo has been the frequent beneficiary of various drainage schemes over the years and a final attempt last year to clear the old clay drainage pipes layed in the 1960s havi

15th July 2012

Gap Year Students Arrive

Every year we take on students for Gap Year work. Our new recruits this year, Conan and Jordan, started this week and are already busy with a huge list of jobs from clearing Ragwort, haymaking and the myriad of general maintenance tasks that always bui

12th June 2012

Welcome to the Family

Here at Mornacott we are proud to announce that our resident Highlanders have become parents. 

26th May 2012

Calves to Market

It is with mixed feelings that we watch our cows go off to market. Last Saturday saw the departure on nine Limousin cross calves just under a year old. 

8th March 2012

Orchard Cottage

Work progresses well on the rebuild of Orchard Cottage with the first fit plumbing and electrical works now completed. 

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