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...
Easter at Mornacott
With the lambing season well under way, guests staying in our cottages over Easter were not only able to enjoy the super weather...
Spring has arrived at Mornacott
With the arrival of our first calf at Mornacott, we know that Spring is finally here.
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.