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.
A big thank you to our beaters
Our busiest shoot season yet came to a close with the traditional Beaters' Day.
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
Sleepless nights ahead at Mornacott
Charlie, our stockman, started the process this afternoon of weaning our calves.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Exmoor Keepers Challenge 2015 Winners
This year Mornacott teamed up with Portledge Estate and co-hosted the Exmoor Keepers Challenge.
We’re always delighted to see evidence of the increasing Owl population at Mornacott and spotting two Tawny Owl chicks was certainly one of the highlights of the week...