After a few false starts we now have planning permission to convert two of the near derelict barns to holiday cottages/shoot lodges.
An eighth Birthday party with a difference
No jelly and ice cream for this lot! Instead we had 20 hugely energetic young boys undertaking a round robin of activities from “command tasks” to air rifle shooting and archery.
Today saw an exciting event here are Mornacott, the start of calving season was kicked off with the birth of a Devon heifer calf this afternoon.
New game chiller helps promote local supply
We were delighted to receive a contribution today towards the cost of our new game chiller from the BASC.
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.