News Archive

Visit us on Bank Holiday Weekend

Visit us on Bank Holiday Weekend

24 April 2017

Planning for your next long weekend? Why not join us at Welbeck to see some great art and stock up on great BBQ treats?

Indian Warli Exhibition Now Open at The Harley Gallery

Indian Warli Exhibition Now Open at The Harley Gallery

18 April 2017

Coinciding with the 70th anniversary of Independence of India and Pakistan this timely exhibition looks at the transition of this traditional practice to internationally celebrated contemporary visual art form.

The Harley Gallery Open Exhibition - Call for Artists

The Harley Gallery Open Exhibition - Call for Artists

12 April 2017

Artists of all ages and experience are invited to enter their art for the 2017 Harley Open Exhibtion.

Discover more at Welbeck this Easter

Discover more at Welbeck this Easter

6 April 2017

Join us for a family adventure on the Welbeck estate.

Hidden From View: The 5th Duke of Portland’s Art Collection

Hidden From View: The 5th Duke of Portland’s Art Collection

29 March 2017

A new Miniature display curated by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator at The Royal Collection will open 31 March 2017.

One year on at The Portland Collection

One year on at The Portland Collection

27 March 2017

The Portland Collection's first year has been highly successful, seeing over 75,000 visitors and winning numerous awards.

The LEGO® exhibition at The Harley Gallery closing 2 April 2017

The LEGO® exhibition at The Harley Gallery closing 2 April 2017

22 March 2017

Don't miss your chance to see Warren Elsmore's 'Brick Wonders'.

Don't forget Mother's Day is 26th March 2017

Don't forget Mother's Day is 26th March 2017

15 March 2017

Join us in The Courtyard and treat mum to an extra special day.

Spotlight - Blacksmith Tony Pepperday

Spotlight - Blacksmith Tony Pepperday

14 March 2017

Welbeck is home to a vibrant community, from the estate company staff to our resident artisan makers and our wonderful tenants.

Afternoon Tea: Six Week Slip Casting Course

Afternoon Tea: Six Week Slip Casting Course

6 March 2017

Book now for the chance to make and personalise your own tea or coffee set on a course at The Harley Pottery Studio.

Welbeck Winter Weekend - Call for Art Stall Applications

Welbeck Winter Weekend - Call for Art Stall Applications

23 February 2017

The Harley Gallery are currently accepting applications for stalls at this year's art market.

Stock up with fire wood from Welbeck Woodyard

Stock up with fire wood from Welbeck Woodyard

16 February 2017

Keep your home toasty and warm with hardwood logs direct from Welbeck Woodyard.

Half term in The Courtyard

Half term in The Courtyard

8 February 2017

Join us in The Courtyard for a week of family friendly activities.

The School of Artisan Food - Food For Thought

The School of Artisan Food - Food For Thought

27 January 2017

Tickets are now available for The School of Artisan Food's 2017 Food for Thought weekend.

New LEGO® exhibition 'Brick Wonders' opening at The Harley Gallery on 21 January 2017

New LEGO® exhibition 'Brick Wonders' opening at The Harley Gallery on 21 January 2017

19 January 2017

The show includes over 70 LEGO® brick models showcasing new wonders of the world, along with treasures from the past millennium that remain standing today.

The School of Artisan Food Founder receives Royal Recognition

The School of Artisan Food Founder receives Royal Recognition

10 January 2017

Alison Swan Parente, founder of The School of Artisan Food, was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list.

Welbeck Long Service Awards

Welbeck Long Service Awards

20 December 2016

Welbeck Bakehouse Luxury Christmas Pudding wins Great Taste Award

Welbeck Bakehouse Luxury Christmas Pudding wins Great Taste Award

14 December 2016

This 2016 Great Taste 1-star winning pud is packed full with brandy-soaked fruit and Portland Black Ale from Welbeck Abbey Brewery.

The Underground Man presented by Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc

The Underground Man presented by Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc

12 December 2016

Book now to see Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc's stage adaptation of Mick Jackson’s Booker Prize shortlisted novel, The Underground Man.

Local bed and breakfast recognised for its Excellence in Service 2016

Local bed and breakfast recognised for its Excellence in Service 2016

6 December 2016

Congratulations to Browns of Holbeck for achieving Visit England's ROSE Award.

Stock up for Winter with Welbeck Woodyard

Stock up for Winter with Welbeck Woodyard

29 November 2016

Felled on the Welbeck estate, Welbeck Woodyard's logs are a sustainable and efficient choice for your home heating.

Christmas Art and Food Market & Harley Open Studios

Christmas Art and Food Market & Harley Open Studios

21 November 2016

Join us this weekend for the biggest ever Christmas Art and Food Market & Harley Open Studios.

Welbeck Lakes Fishery Winter Season

Welbeck Lakes Fishery Winter Season

10 November 2016

Spend a peaceful winter's day fishing the beautiful Welbeck lakes.

Christmas orders now being taken at Welbeck Farm Shop

Christmas orders now being taken at Welbeck Farm Shop

18 October 2016

Indulge in a festive feast with award-winning butchery and locally sourced produce.

Welbeck Farm Shop Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

Welbeck Farm Shop Celebrate 10 Year Anniversary

11 October 2016

Visit Welbeck Farm Shop and be part of their 10 year anniversary celebrations, Friday 14th - Monday 17th October 2016.

Meet the Artist - Sophie Ploeg

Meet the Artist - Sophie Ploeg

6 October 2016

Join artist Sophie Ploeg on the 28th October 2016 for an exhibition walk and talk tour.

Stichelton Toast is now available from Welbeck Farm Shop.

Stichelton Toast is now available from Welbeck Farm Shop.

22 September 2016

Stichelton Dairy collaborate with The Fine Cheese Co.

Meet the Artist - Nora Fok at The Harley Gallery

Meet the Artist - Nora Fok at The Harley Gallery

8 September 2016

Join artist Nora Fok on 30th September 2016 for a walk and talk tour of her exhibition.

The Harley Gallery Autumn Exhibitions

The Harley Gallery Autumn Exhibitions

24 August 2016

27th August - 23rd October 2016

Paint a Pot at The Harley Gallery

Paint a Pot at The Harley Gallery

15 August 2016

20th August - 21st August 2016

Book Now for Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours 2017

Book Now for Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours 2017

2 August 2016

7th August - 3rd September 2017

Forgotten English Pies on the Menu at Welbeck

Forgotten English Pies on the Menu at Welbeck

28 July 2016

Join in at The School of Artisan Food for the opportunity to learn long-forgotten cookery techniques with one of the UK’s most celebrated food scholars, Ivan Day.

Hands on Holidays at The Harley Gallery

Hands on Holidays at The Harley Gallery

20 July 2016

Creative workshops to inspire children are on hand to keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays.

St Winifred's 100th Anniversary

St Winifred's 100th Anniversary

12 July 2016

St Winifred's Church will be holding celebrations for its 100th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church.

The Harley Gallery Summer Exhibitions

The Harley Gallery Summer Exhibitions

5 July 2016

Sculpture is taking centre stage at The Harley Gallery this summer with two leading artists showcasing their work from 18th June to 14th August.

Harley Studio Florist Alison Doxey wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Harley Studio Florist Alison Doxey wins Gold at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

16 June 2016

Alison Doxey and Stephen Welch were awarded Gold for 'The Garden Bed' in the Artisan Garden category.

Welbeck Open Farm Sunday 12th June 2016

Welbeck Open Farm Sunday 12th June 2016

26 May 2016

Collingthwaite Farm is hosting their Open Farm Sunday event on the 12th June, in conjunction with LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming).

The Portland Collection wins RIBA East Midlands Building of the Year

The Portland Collection wins RIBA East Midlands Building of the Year

10 May 2016

The new gallery for The Portland Collection has won four awards at the 2016 RIBA East Midlands prizegiving.

Welbeck Lakes Fishery 2016-17 Season

Welbeck Lakes Fishery 2016-17 Season

18 April 2016

Membership applications are now open for Welbeck Lakes Fishery season.

Food for Thought Lectures

Food for Thought Lectures

14 April 2016

This popular weekend of events will take place on 14 - 15 May 2016

St Winifred's Summer Flower Festival

St Winifred's Summer Flower Festival

6 April 2016

St Winifred's Church will be holding a Flower Festival with crafts to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church and the 90th birthday of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Welbeck Woodyard Firewood

Welbeck Woodyard Firewood

31 March 2016

Keep your home snug with an order of Welbeck Firewood.

The Harley Gallery Awarded Best Shopping at the 2016 Hudson’s Heritage Awards

The Harley Gallery Awarded Best Shopping at the 2016 Hudson’s Heritage Awards

15 March 2016

The Harley Gallery has picked up a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award in the Best Shopping category.

Residential Lettings - Woodend Farmhouse

Residential Lettings - Woodend Farmhouse

7 March 2016

Recently refurbished farmhouse to let.

The Harley Gallery and Welbeck Farm Shop will close at 2.45pm on Thursday 3rd March 2016 for a private event.

The Harley Gallery and Welbeck Farm Shop will close at 2.45pm on Thursday 3rd March 2016 for a private event.

3 March 2016

Both venues will resume normal business on Friday 4th March, 10am-5pm.

Work at Welbeck

Work at Welbeck

15 February 2016

The Harley Foundation are currently looking for Gallery Co-ordinators for the newly built Portland Collection.

Harley Gallery Exhibition, If a pair is two, what is three? Part 2

Harley Gallery Exhibition, If a pair is two, what is three? Part 2

10 February 2016

An exhibition in two parts which presents the outcomes of different collaborations initiated by artists based at Primary in Nottingham.

Residential Lettings and Sales

Residential Lettings and Sales

26 January 2016

Are you looking for a new home, we might be able to help.

New Exhibition Opens at The Harley Gallery

New Exhibition Opens at The Harley Gallery

18 January 2016

If a Pair is Two, What is Three? with Primary - Nottingham

North Notts Business Awards 2016

North Notts Business Awards 2016

11 January 2016

Good luck to this years nominees.

State Room Tour tickets now on sale

State Room Tour tickets now on sale

5 January 2016

1st August - 28th August 2016 10am and 3pm, £16.50.

Indulge this Christmas with Welbeck Bakehouse's Christmas Pudding

Indulge this Christmas with Welbeck Bakehouse's Christmas Pudding

7 December 2015

This limited edition pud is packed with brandy-soaked fruit and Portland Black Ale from Welbeck Abbey Brewery.

It's electric at Welbeck

It's electric at Welbeck

1 December 2015

A new environmentally friendly van joins the fleet this week.

Try Raw Milk from The Welbeck Dairy at the Christmas Food Market

Try Raw Milk from The Welbeck Dairy at the Christmas Food Market

26 November 2015

We are delighted to announce that the Welbeck Dairy is now selling Raw Milk.

Stock up for Winter with Welbeck Woodyard

Stock up for Winter with Welbeck Woodyard

16 November 2015

Welbeck Woodyard supplies oak logs in cubic metre bags cut from sustainable woodlands on the Welbeck Estate. Oak logs provide excellent burning performance, offering superior heat output and burn time.

Get ready for Christmas with Welbeck Farm Shop

Get ready for Christmas with Welbeck Farm Shop

10 November 2015

Christmas orders are now being taken at Welbeck Farm Shop.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery celebrates the opening of Portland House

Welbeck Abbey Brewery celebrates the opening of Portland House

4 November 2015

Welbeck Abbey Brewery's micro-bar on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, is now open to the public.

Welbeck Farm Shop celebrate success at the Observer Food Monthly Awards

Welbeck Farm Shop celebrate success at the Observer Food Monthly Awards

30 October 2015

Welbeck Farm Shop have been named as one of the UK's best independent retailers, winning a Runner-Up award at the Observer Food Monthly Awards.

Celebrating Peter Meredith's 40 years' service to horticulture

Celebrating Peter Meredith's 40 years' service to horticulture

26 August 2015

Welbeck Estates Company Limited warmly congratulate Peter Meredith, Head Gardener at it's Langwell property, on receiving a 40 years' service award from the Royal Horticultural Society.

Welbeck Brewery Yard Project

Welbeck Brewery Yard Project

21 July 2015

The Brewery Yard project has brought about the conversion of a redundant farm store into starter units for artisan food producers, and has proved to be very popular with local start up entrepreneurs.

Celebrating Our Neighbourhood Festival

Celebrating Our Neighbourhood Festival

19 June 2015

The very first ‘Celebrating our Neighbourhood Festival’ begins this Saturday the 20th of June and runs until the 5th of July. Spanning across the villages of Cuckney, Norton, Holbeck and Welbeck, the festival offers a varied and exciting programme of events for all ages.

Inside Welbeck Abbey Brewery

Inside Welbeck Abbey Brewery

21 May 2015

Estate records show that ale has been produced at Welbeck for centuries and enjoyed by the family and staff alike. In the 18th century the estate’s brewhouse produced eight hogsheads (4048 pints) of beer at a time. Following on in this timeless tradition and now in its fifth year of operation, Welbeck Abbey Brewery produces over 18,000 pints of hand-crafted beer a week, using only four quality ingredients – malted Maris Otter barley, whole-flower hops from across the world, the estate’s own natural spring water and a unique variety of nurtured yeast.

Welbeck Lakes Fishery 2015-16 Season

Welbeck Lakes Fishery 2015-16 Season

23 April 2015

The Welbeck Lakes Fishery season opens on the 16th of June 2015. Join today and enjoy a lovely summer of angling on the Welbeck Estate.

Welbeck Solar Farm Developments

Welbeck Solar Farm Developments

24 March 2015

Construction work is nearing completion at two ground-mounted solar panel sites located on the Welbeck Estate.

Welbeck Farm Shop - Farm Butcher of the Year 2015

Welbeck Farm Shop - Farm Butcher of the Year 2015

4 March 2015

The Welbeck Farm Shop is delighted to have been named ‘Farm Butcher of the Year’ in the prestigious FARMA awards 2015. They were also one of five finalists for the ‘Large Farm Shop of the Year’ award.

Welbeck featured in BBC's Escape to the Country

Welbeck featured in BBC's Escape to the Country

4 March 2015

The Welbeck Estate and The School of Artisan Food are featured in BBC Two's Escape to the Country.

Testament of Youth Film on General Release

Testament of Youth Film on General Release

20 January 2015

Filmed on the Welbeck Estate as well as other locations in Yorkshire, Oxford and London, Testament of Youth, a First World War drama starring Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander, is now on general release in cinemas across the UK.

Welbeck Farms Team Win Awards

Welbeck Farms Team Win Awards

9 December 2014

Congratulations to the Welbeck Farms team on winning a phenomenal number of awards at the Whitwell Farmers Association annual dinner last month.

Welbeck Farm Shop - Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014 - Runner Up

Welbeck Farm Shop - Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014 - Runner Up

11 November 2014

The Welbeck Farm Shop is delighted to have been named Runner Up for a second year running in the prestigious Observer Food Monthly Awards in the reader-voted 'Best Independent Retailer' category.

Boutique Aromatique - Entrepreneur of the Year

Boutique Aromatique - Entrepreneur of the Year

20 October 2014

Hearty congratulations to Shelly Preston and the Boutique Aromatique team for their Gold Leaf award for ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ from The Academy of Chocolate.

Cuckney House Pop Up Pub

Cuckney House Pop Up Pub

16 October 2014

Claire Monk of Welbeck Abbey Brewery is teaming up with Joe Parente of Quo Vadis, Soho, to create the Cuckney House Pop Up Pub.

Double Celebration for The School of Artisan Food

Double Celebration for The School of Artisan Food

16 October 2014

The award-winning School of Artisan Food is hosting its annual advanced diploma graduation ceremony in the same week as the School celebrates its fifth birthday.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery supports Guide Dogs

Welbeck Abbey Brewery supports Guide Dogs

6 October 2014

To celebrate National Guide Dog Week, Welbeck Abbey Brewery have teamed up with Steve Bowles a Worksop Guide Dog owner to raise awareness and much needed funds for the Guide Dog charity by creating a special real ale named Barley May.

Mary Berry Visits the Welbeck Bakehouse

Mary Berry Visits the Welbeck Bakehouse

25 September 2014

As part of the ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ series, Mary Berry, one of Britain's best loved TV cooks recreates her Great Great Grandfather's recipes to make traditional bread in the Welbeck Bakehouse.

Testament of Youth - World Premier

Testament of Youth - World Premier

12 September 2014

Filmed on the Welbeck Estate as well as other locations in Yorkshire, Oxford and London, Testament of Youth, a First World War drama starring Kit Harrington and Alicia Vikander, will premier at the 2014 BFI London Film Festival next month. Produced by Heyday Films and directed by James Kent, the film depicts Juliette Towhidi’s adapted screenplay of Vera Brittain's iconic and powerful First World War memoir, a searing story of love and war, first published in 1933.

Community Bonfire - Firewalk Challenge 2014

Community Bonfire - Firewalk Challenge 2014

26 August 2014

Many thanks to all who attended and participated in the Firewalk Challenge in aid of the Community Bonfire group. Particular thanks go to the brave firewalkers, Claire Monk and Welbeck Abbey Brewery, Michael Boyle and the Welbeck Farm Shop and the Welbeck Estates Company for their support of the evening. For a full list of supporters please see the link below. Proceeds from the evening and sponsorship monies have raised much needed funds for the Bonfire Group. The Community Bonfire Group has been running a free, annual bonfire in Cuckney village for over 25 years. This year's Community Bonfire is scheduled for Saturday the 1st of November at 6pm in Cuckney Village.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery - Ales Support British Wildlife

Welbeck Abbey Brewery - Ales Support British Wildlife

21 August 2014

Welbeck Abbey Brewery is brewing two new ales, Golden-ringed Dragonfly a golden ale and Death's-head Hawk-moth a stout for From The Notebook Limited, a company whose aim is to support and celebrate British wildlife. Various British wildlife conservation groups receive royalties from the sales of the wildlife themed ales. Bottles of the Welbeck Abbey Brewery - From The Notebook real ales are available in the Welbeck Farm Shop.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery - Champion Beer of Britain

Welbeck Abbey Brewery - Champion Beer of Britain

11 August 2014

Congratulations to Welbeck Abbey Brewery for their success in the regional 'Champion Beer of Britain' competition at this year's Derby Beer Festival.

BBC Good Food - Top 10 Destination Farm Shops

BBC Good Food - Top 10 Destination Farm Shops

10 July 2014

The Welbeck Farm Shop are delighted to have been featured in the BBC Good Food list of 'Top 10 Destination Farm Shops' in the magazines August edition.

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Home Farm

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Home Farm

8 July 2014

Working across 15,000 acres of stunning Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire countryside, Ray Beck and his team manage 4,000 acres of farmland, most of which has been farmed by the Estate for centuries.

Browns of Holbeck win Visit England Award

Browns of Holbeck win Visit England Award

3 July 2014

Congratulations to Browns of Holbeck for their success in the 2014 Visit England Awards for Excellence, the prestigious National Tourism Awards.

Stichelton Dairy wins British Cheese Award

Stichelton Dairy wins British Cheese Award

1 July 2014

Congratulations to Joe Schneider and the team at Stichelton Dairy for their success at the 2014 British Cheese Awards!

Vote For Us - Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014

Vote For Us - Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014

26 June 2014

Please vote for us in the the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014 in the Best Independent Retailer category. Your support is very much appreciated!

Welbeck Farm Shop - FARMA Awards 2014

Welbeck Farm Shop - FARMA Awards 2014

27 February 2014

We are thrilled to have won the FARMA 2014 – Own & Local award along with the runner-up place for the Farm Retailer of the Year award.

Welbeck Farms Team Wins Awards

Welbeck Farms Team Wins Awards

24 February 2014

Hearty congratulations to the Welbeck Farms team for their recent award successes.

Inside Welbeck - The School of Artisan Food

Inside Welbeck - The School of Artisan Food

21 February 2014

Set in the premises of the Welbeck Estate’s old fire station sits the pioneering School of Artisan Food, a centre of excellence for learning all aspects of artisan food production.

The Portland Collection State Room Tours 2014

The Portland Collection State Room Tours 2014

11 February 2014

Tickets for the 2014 Portland Collection State Room Tours are now on sale.

Harley Gallery - NEW Wanderlust Exhibition

Harley Gallery - NEW Wanderlust Exhibition

31 January 2014

The Harley Gallery hosted a ‘Meet the Artist’ event last weekend to celebrate the opening of their new exhibition; Wanderlust featuring the work of artist Jilly Edward one of the UK's leading tapestry weavers.

Boutique Aromatique featured in BBC Good Food Magazine

Boutique Aromatique featured in BBC Good Food Magazine

16 January 2014

Boutique Aromatique has deservedly been featured as one of the three best artisan chocolate makers in the February edition of BBC Good Food magazine. Well done to Shelly Preston and her fabulous team!

Welbeck to feature in BBC Two's - Great British Railway Journeys

Welbeck to feature in BBC Two's - Great British Railway Journeys

13 January 2014

Look out for Welbeck in BBC Two's - Great British Railway Journeys, airing this Friday the 17th of January at 6:30pm. Join Michael Portillo on the final leg of his journey as he heads north to explore interesting tales and treasures along the Nottinghamshire and South Yorkshire railway lines.

Welbeck Christmas Quiz- In Aid of Bluebell Wood

Welbeck Christmas Quiz- In Aid of Bluebell Wood

16 December 2013

Many thanks to all who supported the Welbeck Christmas Quiz Night that was held at the Welbeck Club last Thursday the 12th of December 2013. The evening raised £210 for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in Worksop. Congratulations to the winning team from Creswell Crags, victors of the Christmas Quiz Night for a second year running!

New Harley Gallery Exhibition - Quentin Blake

New Harley Gallery Exhibition - Quentin Blake

20 November 2013

Make sure to visit the new Harley Gallery exhibition, Quentin Blake: As Large as Life, showing from the 13th of November until the 12th of January 2014.

Welbeck Farms - LEAF Marque Certification

Welbeck Farms - LEAF Marque Certification

19 November 2013

The Welbeck Farms team are delighted to have achieved the LEAF Marque certification.

The School of Artisan Food - British Cookery School Awards

The School of Artisan Food - British Cookery School Awards

18 November 2013

Hearty congratulations to The School of Artisan Food for their success last week at the British Cookery School Awards.

Welbeck Estates Infrastructure for Enterprise Project

Welbeck Estates Infrastructure for Enterprise Project

14 November 2013

As part of the Welbeck Estates Infrastructure for Enterprise project the Welbeck Estate will be creating six new food-standard workshops for SME and new-start artisan food producers within the Brewery Yard, by redeveloping a redundant farm-stores building and by providing necessary drainage and electricity infrastructure. This construction work is expected to commence in January 2014, and will be completed by May 2014.

Welbeck Farm Shop - Runners Up in the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013

Welbeck Farm Shop - Runners Up in the Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013

23 October 2013

The Welbeck Farm Shop is delighted to have been named Runner Up in the prestigious Observer Food Monthly Awards 2013 in the 'Best Independent Retailer' category.

Baker’s Dozen Graduate from The School of Artisan Food

Baker’s Dozen Graduate from The School of Artisan Food

18 October 2013

This week The School of Artisan Food celebrated the achievement of their 2012/13 cohort of Advanced Diploma students at a special graduation ceremony here at Welbeck.

Welbeck Farm Shop - FARMA Awards 2014 Finalists

Welbeck Farm Shop - FARMA Awards 2014 Finalists

15 October 2013

The Welbeck Farm Shop are proud finalists in the 2014 UK Farm Retail Awards from FARMA (The National Farmer’s Retail and Markets’ Association) in both the ‘Farm Retailer of the Year’ and ‘Own & Local’ award categories.

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Woodyard

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Woodyard

25 September 2013

Meet Mark Worthington and the Welbeck Woodyard team, caretakers of some of the most stunning woodland in the country.

Welbeck Lakes Fishery in the Angling Times

Welbeck Lakes Fishery in the Angling Times

4 September 2013

The Welbeck Lakes Fishery was featured in the Angling Times 60th Anniversary edition. Nigel Hudson, a champion of traditional angling and one of the founders of the Angling Times along with Chris Yates set to recreate a fishing contest that was held on the Welbeck Lakes in 1953 and was featured in the very first issue of the Angling Times. What better to way to celebrate an anniversary than recreating such a fabulous event! Read the full Angling Times feature in the pdf link below...

Welbeck Bakehouse - Great Taste Awards 2013

Welbeck Bakehouse - Great Taste Awards 2013

19 August 2013

Congratulations to the Welbeck Bakehouse for their success at this year's prestigious Great Taste Awards. Two of their signature products were awarded gold stars. The Welbeck Sourdough loaf, withstanding strong competition from other UK producers, was awarded two gold stars and the Bakehouse’s infamous cheese biscuits received one gold star.

Calling all Local food producers - Christmas Food Market 2013

Calling all Local food producers - Christmas Food Market 2013

19 July 2013

We are looking for local food producers to join our popular Christmas Art & Food Market which will be held Saturday the 23rd through Sunday the 24th of November 2013. Download the application form below for further details.

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Curators

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Curators

30 April 2013

Meet Derek Adlam, curator and Gareth Hughes, collections manager of the Portland Collections, built up over the centuries by the Cavendish-Bentinck family here at Welbeck. From silverware to paintings, textiles to miniatures, the Portland Collections contains extraordinary examples of fine and decorative arts.

New Years Honour for Welbeck's own Rita Rhodes

New Years Honour for Welbeck's own Rita Rhodes

29 April 2013

Congratulations to Welbeck’s own Rita Rhodes who was awarded a BEM in the 2013 New Year Honours for her services to the community. Rita and her husband Brian, ran the Welbeck Tennis Club since the early 1990s. They were both awarded a Guardian Rose last November for 'Services to Young People'. Rita and Brian moved to Welbeck from Sheffield in 1984 and soon began to forge strong links in the local community. They set up the Welbeck Tennis Club in 1991, with the club growing from strength to strength over the years – initially starting with just 30 members and growing to over 200 members in recent years. Currently, Rita, is secretary at St. Winifred’s Church at Welbeck and Vice Chair of Governors at Cuckney Primary School. A well deserved honour for a great lady!

Welbeck Farm Shop - FT's 5 Best Farm Shops

Welbeck Farm Shop - FT's 5 Best Farm Shops

29 April 2013

The Welbeck Farm Shop has been listed in the Financial Times Weekend magazine as one of the country's 5 Best Farm Shops. Earlier this year we were also awarded 'Best on Farm Butchery' in the FARMA 2013 Awards. Many thanks to the fabulous team at the Welbeck Farm Shop for all of their hard work!

Friday Fishmonger at the Welbeck Farm Shop

Friday Fishmonger at the Welbeck Farm Shop

19 April 2013

Starting next week, every Friday, local fishmonger, RC Harper, will be selling delicious fish, fresh from the Grimsby docks outside the Welbeck Farm Shop in the Harley Courtyard. RC Harper are a family business that have been trading in Nottinghamshire since 1949. We are sure you will love them as much as we do!

Welbeck Bingo Raises £110 for Bluebell Wood

Welbeck Bingo Raises £110 for Bluebell Wood

19 April 2013

A big thank you to everyone who joined us for the Bingo Evening at the Welbeck Club this week. The evening raised £110 for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice in Worksop. Thanks also to Claire Monk of Welbeck Abbey Brewery for organising the event and the Welbeck Farm Shop, Harley Gallery, School of Artisan Food, Welbeck Club, Grey Horses Inn and Welbeck Estates Company for providing prizes and lovely nibbles for the night.

Boutique Aromatique - 2013 Academy of Chocolate Award Winner

Boutique Aromatique - 2013 Academy of Chocolate Award Winner

19 March 2013

Congratulations to Welbeck's own Boutique Aromatique for their three silver awards in the 2013 Academy of Chocolate Awards. Three of Boutique Aromatique's filled chocolates, Garden Mint & Sweet Basil, Coffee Cardamom & Bitter Almond, and Honeyed Hand-blended Chai were awarded silver medals. Boutique Aromatique chocolates, confectionery and patisserie are available at the Welbeck Farm Shop and online.

Stichelton - The Independent's Ten Best British Cheeses

Stichelton - The Independent's Ten Best British Cheeses

15 March 2013

Welbeck's very own Stichelton cheese is featured in The Independent's list of the top ten British Cheeses. Welbeck in partnership with Joe Schneider and Randolph Hodgson, director of Neal’s Yard Dairy, developed Stichelton, the first organic raw milk Stilton style cheese produced in Britain since the late 1960’s. The milk is produced from Welbeck’s own organic herd of Friesian Holstein cows. The milk is piped directly from the milking parlour into the dairy. Stichelton is available at the Welbeck Farm Shop.

Welbeck featured in The Mail on Sunday

Welbeck featured in The Mail on Sunday

7 March 2013

The Mail on Sunday featured North Nottinghamshire and the Welbeck Estate in its feature of rural escapes in England supported by Visit England in partnership with Experience Nottinghamshire.

Boutique Aromatique featured in Delicious

Boutique Aromatique featured in Delicious

5 March 2013

Welbeck's very own Boutique Aromatique is featured in the March issue of Delicious magazine. Boutique Aromatique chocolate and confectionery can be found at the Welbeck Farm Shop.

Welbeck Farm Shop - 'Best On Farm Butchery'

Welbeck Farm Shop - 'Best On Farm Butchery'

14 February 2013

Hearty congratulations to the team at the Welbeck Farm Shop for their FARMA award for Best On Farm Butchery 2013. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony held on the 12th of February 2013 at the Majestic Hotel in Harrogate. The awards were presented by celebrity chef and FARMA patron, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall. The FARMA awards recognise excellence across the farm retail sector. They look for people and businesses that exhibit a passion for local food, outstanding examples of customer service and experience, solid business performance, skillful staff management, effective marketing and PR, and a commitment to their local community and the environment. The Welbeck Farm Shop were short listed from over 300 entries for the ‘Best on Farm Butchery’ award and were also finalists in the ‘Own and Local’ category. The FARMA award entries are judged by a panel of industry peers and retail experts including assessments from independent mystery shoppers. Award judge, Andy Jeffery, commented: “ A phenomenal team of butchers - they could turn a vegetarian into a carnivore in ten minutes!”

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Abbey Maintenance

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Abbey Maintenance

4 February 2013

For centuries, Welbeck has been a place of constant evolution. In 2005, a new chapter in Welbeck’s history was to begin when the MOD, who had used Welbeck Abbey along with other Estate buildings as a Sixth Form College since 1954, made the decision to leave. With the MOD’s departure came David Hibbert and the formation of the Welbeck Abbey Maintenance team.

Welbeck Farm Shop - Facebook Giveaway

Welbeck Farm Shop - Facebook Giveaway

4 February 2013

'Like' the Welbeck Farm Shop Facebook page and enter to win a fabulous hamper worth £75. Good luck and don't forget to share the page with your friends and family.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery and The School of Artisan Food - CAMRA's Spring Issue of Beer

Welbeck Abbey Brewery and The School of Artisan Food - CAMRA's Spring Issue of Beer

29 January 2013

CAMRA's Spring issue of Beer magazine, features Welbeck Abbey Brewery and The School of Artisan Food, as Sue Nowak explores how beer and cider are increasingly being used by Head Chef's not only in cooking but also as pairings to food.

Welbeck featured in Nottingham University's Alumni Exchange Newsletter

Welbeck featured in Nottingham University's Alumni Exchange Newsletter

24 January 2013

Nottingham University features the Welbeck Estate in their Alumni Exchange newsletter.

Welbeck Quiz Evening in aid of Bluebell Wood

Welbeck Quiz Evening in aid of Bluebell Wood

15 January 2013

A big thank you to everyone who attended the Welbeck quiz evening at the Welbeck Club back in December. The evening raised £160 for Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. Congratulations to the evenings winners, our fabulous neighbour, Creswell Crags!

Christmas Orders Now Being Taken

Christmas Orders Now Being Taken

4 December 2012

Place your Christmas order for all of your favourite Welbeck Farm Shop treats. In the Deli we have our own delicious sausage rolls and pasties, classic pork pies, sumptuous quiches from Boutique Aromatique and our local favourite Stichelton cheese alongside a great selection of British cheeses. In the Butchery choose from local free range turkeys, free range geese and cockerels, Welbeck game, beef and lamb and delicious gammons.

Inside Welbeck's Game Department

Inside Welbeck's Game Department

15 November 2012

Reg Betts and his team of gamekeepers diligently work across 16,000 acres of the expansive Welbeck Estate, overseeing The Welbeck Lakes Fishery, providing general security to the estate, and rearing game birds and deer throughout the estate’s beautiful woodland.

Boutique Aromatique World Finalist

Boutique Aromatique World Finalist

19 October 2012

After winning a Silver Award for their Mint & Sweet Basil Ganache in the International Chocolate Award European Semi Finals in May, Boutique Aromatique have won a Silver Award in the International Chocolate Award World Finals in London last week. Boutique Aromatique's Mint & Sweet Basil Ganache was judged against the Gold and Silver winners and Finalist nominations from over 600 products entered into the European and Americas Semi Finals and the Italian and Canadian national competitions. Hearty congratulations to Shelly Preston and her team at Boutique Aromatique.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery win Silver in SIBA Awards

Welbeck Abbey Brewery win Silver in SIBA Awards

12 October 2012

Congratulations to Welbeck Abbey Brewery for winning a Silver award for their Henrietta Golden Ale in the Society of Independent Brewers, Midlands Beer Competition 2012. Henrietta is a 3.6% Golden Bitter and is available in casks through the Welbeck Abbey Brewery and in bottles at the Welbeck Farm Shop.

Boutique Aromatique - The Telegraph's 50 Best Foodie Addresses

Boutique Aromatique - The Telegraph's 50 Best Foodie Addresses

8 October 2012

Boutique Aromatique has been listed in The Telegraph's, Britain's 50 Best Foodie Addresses feature. Well done to Shelly Preston and her team. Boutique Aromatique is located in the Welbeck Farm Shop.

Welbeck and The Dukeries in The Australian

Welbeck and The Dukeries in The Australian

3 October 2012

Welbeck and The Dukeries feature in The Australian by Charlotte Francis.

Welbeck featured in Waitrose Weekend

Welbeck featured in Waitrose Weekend

2 October 2012

Simon Calder covers the delights of Nottinghamshire, including Welbeck, in his Great British Food Tour feature in the Waitrose Weekend.

Welbeck Farm Shop - FARMA Award Finalists

Welbeck Farm Shop - FARMA Award Finalists

26 September 2012

The Welbeck Farm Shop have been shortlisted as National Finalists in the 2013 FARMA Awards in the 'Best on Farm Butchery' and 'Own and Local' award categories. FARMA is a co-operative of farmers, farm shops, and farmers' markets organisers, working to promote members' interests to consumers, politicians and the media. Well done to the great team at the Welbeck Farm Shop!

Welbeck Lakes Fishery

Welbeck Lakes Fishery

26 September 2012

Spend a peaceful day fishing the beautiful Welbeck lakes. The Welbeck Lakes Fishery is accepting members for the 2012-13 season. The Fishery is centrally located on the Welbeck Estate, offering members the opportunity to fish in a natural setting surrounded by stunning Estate parkland with spectacular views of Welbeck Abbey across the Great Lake. Further Welbeck Lakes Fishery details below.

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Estate Grounds Department

Inside Welbeck - Welbeck Estate Grounds Department

21 September 2012

Get a glimpse of Welbeck behind the scenes with our new ‘Inside Welbeck’ report featuring the Welbeck Estate Grounds Department. The gardens at Welbeck, originally the grounds of a Premonstratensian Abbey were developed by Francis Richardson and Humphry Repton in the late 18th century with further developments by Alfred Parsons and Walter Partridge in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Welbeck Woodyard Firewood

Welbeck Woodyard Firewood

18 September 2012

The Welbeck Woodyard is now selling oak firewood in cubic metre bags. As oak is slow growing, the wood is hard and tight grained, making it hot burning and efficient. There is free delivery to orders within a ten mile radius of Welbeck. Small bags of logs and stickwood are also available. Welbeck Woodyard office hours are 9am to 1pm, Monday - Friday.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery

Welbeck Abbey Brewery

13 September 2012

The Welbeck Abbey Brewery held a Beer and Barbecue afternoon for its customer's yesterday in the Brewery's yard. The rain did not dampen spirits as guest enjoyed delicious pints of Welbeck Abbey real ales alongside tasty treats from the Welbeck Farm Shop, Welbeck Bakehouse, Boutique Aromatique and Stichelton Dairy.

The Harley Open 2013

The Harley Open 2013

12 September 2012

Calling all contemporary artists - if you work in 2d, then don't miss the chance to enter your prize winning piece to the 2013 Harley Open Exhibition. Last year's Harley Open received over 700 entries, with 145 pieces shown in the exhibition. From 2013 the Harley Open will become a regular, biennial event on the creative calendar.

Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours

Welbeck Abbey State Room Tours

11 September 2012

The Harley Gallery is currently running its exciting schedule of Welbeck Abbey State Room tours. All of the tours are SOLD OUT for this year. If you are interested in booking a place for the 2013 Welbeck Abbey State Room tours, tickets will go on sale at 10am on Tuesday 8th January 2013. For information on how to book tickets, please check the Harley Gallery website for further details.

Welbeck hosts Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

Welbeck hosts Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership

4 September 2012

The early Autumn sun shone on Welbeck today when it hosted the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). The LEP represents and seeks to promote all district councils within the Sheffield City Region, and is a catalyst to help stimulate economic development.”

Boutique Aromatique - International Chocolate Award - Press Coverage

Boutique Aromatique - International Chocolate Award - Press Coverage

26 July 2012

Last month's Silver International Chocolate Award has generated some well deserved press for Boutique Aromatique. Congratulations again to Shelly Preston and her team at Boutique Aromatique!

BBC Radio 4 - Food and Farming Awards 2012

BBC Radio 4 - Food and Farming Awards 2012

11 July 2012

The BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards celebrate the best of British food and those companies and individuals who grow, make and supply it. On Welbeck we are fortunate to have a strong community of food producers and a great local retailer, the Welbeck Farm Shop. Send in your nominations before midnight on 12th August 2012. The winners will be announced at the BBC Good Food Show in November.

Welbeck wins at the Nottinghamshire Stars Awards

Welbeck wins at the Nottinghamshire Stars Awards

9 July 2012

Congratulations to Dale Green, Education Officer at the Harley Gallery and Joan Brown of Brown's Bed & Breakfast in Holbeck for their Nottinghamshire Stars Awards. Dale Green was Runner Up in the 'UnSung Hero' category and Joan Brown won 'Best Accommodation Provider' alongside an award for 'Outstanding Contribution to the Industry'.

Welbeck Farm Shop - Center Parcs Local Supplier Award

Welbeck Farm Shop - Center Parcs Local Supplier Award

22 June 2012

Congratulations to the Welbeck Farm Shop on winning the Center Parcs 'Supplier of The Year' award for 2012. The Farm Shop supply the Sherwood Forest Center Parcs with hampers containing Stichelton Cheese, Welbeck Bakehouse bread and Boutique Aromatique Chocolates.

Boutique Aromatique - International Chocolate Award

Boutique Aromatique - International Chocolate Award

19 June 2012

Congratulations to Boutique Aromatique for winning a Silver Award for their Mint & Sweet Basil Ganache at the International Chocolate Awards European Semi Finals which took place in London, 30th May – 1st June 2012. Boutique Aromatique's submission was amongst 250 entries judged by a panel consisting of chocolate experts, food journalists and pastry chefs, including an international Grand Jury. Launched in 2012, the International Chocolate Awards is set to recognise the best fine quality chocolate from around the world.

Worksop Guardian Review of the No Direction Home Festival

Worksop Guardian Review of the No Direction Home Festival

19 June 2012

Lovely review of the No Direction Home Festival in the Worksop Guardian.

Welbeck Farm Shop Catering

Welbeck Farm Shop Catering

30 May 2012

The Welbeck Farm Shop has launched a new catering service offering delicious lunches and cold buffets using seasonal and when possible local ingredients, sourced from the Welbeck Estate and their network of local suppliers.

The School of Artisan Food at the RHS Show

The School of Artisan Food at the RHS Show

24 May 2012

The School of Artisan Food will be attending the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, 3-8 July 2012. The school will be running demonstrations of various artisan food disciplines over the six day show. Be sure to visit their stall at this beautiful show.

No Direction Home Festival -  Interview with Director Sofia Hagberg

No Direction Home Festival - Interview with Director Sofia Hagberg

17 May 2012

Learn more about the No Direction Home Festival and how it got started in this interview with Festival Director Sofia Hagberg by Experience Nottinghamshire.

Harley Gallery Runners and Riders Exhibition Now Open

Harley Gallery Runners and Riders Exhibition Now Open

10 May 2012

Runners and Riders: The Rise of Modern Horse Racing, the new treasury exhibition at the Harley Gallery is now open. The exhibition recounts how the Cavendish-Bentinck family at Welbeck developed horse racing to become the sport we know today, accompanied by works by leading equestrian painters. Exhibition talks featuring a wide array of well known speakers are scheduled to accompany this fabulous exhibition. Check the Harley Gallery website for further exhibition talk details.The Welbeck Abbey Brewery has joined in the equestrian fun and is producing special edition, horse themed ales throughout 2012. The special edition ales are available for purchase at the Welbeck Farm Shop.

No Direction Home Festival - Call for Stewards

No Direction Home Festival - Call for Stewards

3 May 2012

The No Direction Home Festival is coming to Welbeck the 8-10 June and they are looking for festival stewards. See the No Direction Home Festival website for further details of how to become a festival steward.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery - BBC Radio Nottingham

Welbeck Abbey Brewery - BBC Radio Nottingham

2 May 2012

Catch Claire Monk the brewer at Welbeck Abbey Brewery live on the BBC Radio Nottingham, Wednesday 2 May at 11:15 am.

Welbeck Farm Shop in the Independent on Sunday

Welbeck Farm Shop in the Independent on Sunday

17 April 2012

The Welbeck Farm Shop and The School of Artisan Food mentioned in the Independent on Sunday.

Welbeck Tennis Club 2012 Season

Welbeck Tennis Club 2012 Season

4 April 2012

Welbeck Tennis Club is preparing for the start of the new season at the end of April, and looks to welcome new members. Now in its 20th year, this friendly club can provide coaching and skills development, as well as offering competitive league tennis in both district and national leagues. Equally welcome are players who wish to join in at a social level, with weekly sessions taking place on a Monday evening. The club also has a regular junior section for age groups 6 to 17, offering tuition as well as playing every week.

Welbeck Abbey Brewery wins 'Best Porter' at Steel City Beer Awards

Welbeck Abbey Brewery wins 'Best Porter' at Steel City Beer Awards

21 March 2012

Congratulations to Welbeck Abbey Brewery who won 'Best Porter' for their delicious Portland Black in the Steel City Beer Awards held by Sheffield Camra last month.

Rural Network East Midlands 'Pastures New' Conference coming to Carriage Court

Rural Network East Midlands 'Pastures New' Conference coming to Carriage Court

13 March 2012

The Rural Network East Midlands will be holding the ‘Pastures New – Make sense of how Rural features within the new political landscape' conference at Carriage court on Thursday 22 March 2012. The conference will will give delegates the opportunity to hear first-hand how the coalition government’s new policies and initiatives provide opportunities and challenges for rural communities, and how the Rural Network East Midlands intends to support future rural growth.

Welbeck Farm Shop Farmers Markets 2012 Dates

Welbeck Farm Shop Farmers Markets 2012 Dates

12 March 2012

For the best in local produce mark your calendar and join us in the Harley Courtyard for our popular farmers markets.

New Harley Gallery Treasury Exhibition Opens 5 May 2012

New Harley Gallery Treasury Exhibition Opens 5 May 2012

12 March 2012

New treasury exhibition, Runners and Riders: The Rise of Modern Horse Racing, will be opening at the Harley Gallery on Saturday 5 May 2012. The exhibition will recount how the Cavendish-Bentinck family at Welbeck developed horse racing to become the sport we know today, accompanied by works by leading equestrian painters.

BBC 2 - Britain's Heritage Heroes

BBC 2 - Britain's Heritage Heroes

9 February 2012

Welbeck Farm Shop and The School of Artisan Food will be featured on BBC Two's Britain's Heritage Heroes this Friday at 18:30. John Craven and Jules Hudson will be championing British crafts.

The Art of Managing an Estate

The Art of Managing an Estate

1 February 2012

Catch a glimpse of life at Welbeck in the Countrylife, My Week feature by William Parente.

No Direction Home Festival coming to Welbeck

No Direction Home Festival coming to Welbeck

26 January 2012

The No Direction Home Festival, three days of music, comedy, literature, cinema, art, workshops and more is coming to Welbeck, 8-10 June 2012.

Welbeck Farm Shop on BBC Radio Nottingham - 11 Jan 2011

Welbeck Farm Shop on BBC Radio Nottingham - 11 Jan 2011

11 January 2012

Tune into BBC Radio Nottingham at 10am Wednesday 11 Jan 2012 to catch Michael Boyle from the Welbeck Farm Shop live on the Mark Dennison show discussing food trends for the year ahead.

Latest Carriage Court Tenants

Latest Carriage Court Tenants

10 January 2012

A warm welcome to Effective Energy, Harmas Riley and Peak Support, who took offices in Carriage Court in December.

Welbeck Farm Shop to be featured on ITV 1 Countrywise Kitchen

Welbeck Farm Shop to be featured on ITV 1 Countrywise Kitchen

28 December 2011

The Welbeck Farm Shop will be featured on ITV 1's Countrywise Kitchen on 28 December at 8pm.

The Harley Gallery - The Guardian's best alternative shopping list

The Harley Gallery - The Guardian's best alternative shopping list

9 December 2011

The Harley Gallery is listed as one of The Guardian's best alternative Christmas shopping locations in the UK. For inspired last-minute Christmas presents, avoid high street chains and head to one of the UK's hidden shopping havens.

Limehouse Cafe - The Times 30 best places for tea!

Limehouse Cafe - The Times 30 best places for tea!

17 November 2011

The Limehouse Cafe listed in The Times 30 best places for tea.

Welbeck Farm Shop voted in The Times top ten!

Welbeck Farm Shop voted in The Times top ten!

12 November 2011

Voted by The Times as one of the top 10 best farm shops in the country.

Christmas orders now being taken

Christmas orders now being taken

7 November 2011

Christmas orders now being taken in the Welbeck Farm Shop

School’s First Diploma Students Graduate

School’s First Diploma Students Graduate

10 October 2011

It was mortar boards in the air as the first advanced diploma students of the School of Artisan Food graduated.

Warm recommendation from the Guardian

Warm recommendation from the Guardian

2 September 2011

As Tom Dyckhoff puts it, writing about Retford, “A drive to Welbeck Farm Shop and the Lime House (20 mins away) is worth it.”