End of Season
Today the pheasants and partridges at Mornacott breathed a sigh of relief as another very successful shooting season drew to a close.
The Big Freeze
Mornacott has, like the rest of the country, been suffering from the extreme weather conditions.
Salmon at journeys end
The first salmon were seen in the river today thanks to the heavy rain that we had last week which enabled them to make the long journey up river from the sea.
Red deer rut begins
The yearly battle of the Red deer stags started today.
Stone walling project completed
Today saw the completion of the dry stone walling project around the house, Barn Cottage and the Shootroom.
In North Devon water can often be a problem.
Today saw an exciting event at Mornacott. While fishing on the river at dusk an otter was sighted.
The final touches to Williams Wood were completed today.
The final touches to William’s Wood were completed today.
The small area, located on the Southern edge of Mornacott and comprising a dew pond surrounded by a few trees and bramble thickets had obviously been used as a local rubbish tip so
Despite the initial larger financial outlay of buying Landrovers as opposed to competitor makes, we are now buying only Landrover vehicles for use at Mornacott due to their more robust build and higher residual values.
The tree planting project finished today with 1,500 native broadleaf trees planted in conjunction with the Woodland Trust.