20 March 2018
Visit us this Easter and enjoy two exhibitions, children's sessions and countryside walks.
8 March 2018
The annual winter event returns over 23-25 November 2018 to celebrate all things hand-made.
14 February 2018
Join in during February half term for a whole host of circus themed celebrations.
8 February 2018
Congratulations to Welbeck Bakehouse and Welbeck Farm Shop, who are both finalists in the 2018 Business Awards.
29 January 2018
Roll up, roll up for a photography exhibition that takes you behind the scenes at the circus.
25 January 2018
Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? Take a look at the latest vacancies on the Welbeck estate.
11 January 2018
The Harley Foundation is pleased to announce that The Harley Café will be run by Welbeck Farm Shop, focusing on local fine foods and the very best ingredients.
22 December 2017
We would like to say thank you to everyone for their continued support throughout the year and wish you all a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year.
20 December 2017
If you're planning on visiting over the Christmas period be sure to check our Christmas Opening Hours!
12 December 2017
Visit The Harley Gallery's current exhibition Made For The Table for the chance to WIN a Silversmithing Workshop with Charlotte Tollyfield.
21 November 2017
The annual Christmas event returns over 24-26 November 2017, bringing together great art, great food and great shopping.
17 November 2017
The Welbeck Winter Weekend will showcase over 100 artisan makers from across the region.
16 November 2017
Welbeck is home to a vibrant community, from the estate company staff to our resident artisan makers and our wonderful tenants.
6 November 2017
Win a star prize worth £1000 with the Welbeck Winter Weekend Grand Raffle.
1 November 2017
Join today and enjoy fishing the Welbeck Lakes during the winter months.
24 October 2017
Opening 4 November 2017 - 'War and Pieces' and 'Made For The Table.
12 October 2017
Meringue ghosts, spooky shortbread biscuits, clay skulls and pottery tea lights are on the menu of Halloween inspired creative sessions taking place at Welbeck this half term.
3 October 2017
Order your hardwood logs today for a warm home this winter.
29 September 2017
This unique, full-time, intensive 10-month course boasts unrivalled tuition from the industry's most recognised producers and experts.
18 September 2017
Stock up with pumpkins cultivated on the Welbeck estate.
13 September 2017
Did you know that you can hire The Lady Margaret Hall at Welbeck for your event?
31 August 2017
Internationally renowned textile artist Michael Brennand-Wood shows his new collection of work accompanied by Göran Liljeberg's luminous macro photography.
26 August 2017
Our website will undergo essential maintenance on 24 and 25 August 2017.
21 August 2017
16 August 2017
Welbeck is home to a vibrant community, from the estate company staff to our resident artisan makers and our wonderful tenants.
7 August 2017
6th August - 7th September 2018
31 July 2017
We’re big fans of BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs here at Welbeck. In homage, we present ‘Dairy Island Discs’ – an interview with Stichelton Cheese’s Joe Schneider.
27 July 2017
Bring the kids to Welbeck this summer for a wide choice of creative workshops.
19 July 2017
Interested in a career in artisan food production? Visit The School of Artisan Food during their Open Day on 11 August 2017 and find out how to develop your skills.
6 July 2017
Join in the celebrations at The Harley Gallery and raise a glass to the winners of The Harley Open.
3 July 2017
26 June 2017
Applications close on 3 July 2017 for stalls in the arts marquee at the Welbeck Winter Weekend, which takes place on 24, 25 and 26 November 2017.
21 June 2017
10 June 2017
Tickets are now available for Ottar Social - a new, monthly pop up at Ottar Chocolate’s production space at Welbeck.
8 June 2017
Bring the family along to Welbeck Home Farm to discover the world of farming.
31 May 2017
Welbeck is home to a vibrant community, from the estate company staff to our resident artisan makers and our wonderful tenants.
23 May 2017
These creative family sessions are inspired by current exhibition 'First Rain'.
17 May 2017
The Welbeck Estates Company Ltd has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.
15 May 2017
Don't miss the opportunity to show your art in the 2017 Harley Open Exhibition.
8 May 2017
Join an expert brewer for a guided tour around a traditional microbrewery based on the Welbeck estate.
1 May 2017
Apply now for Welbeck Lakes Fishery membership.
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?
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.
12 April 2017
Artists of all ages and experience are invited to enter their art for the 2017 Harley Open Exhibtion.
6 April 2017
Join us for a family adventure on the Welbeck estate.
29 March 2017
A new Miniature display curated by Vanessa Remington, Senior Curator at The Royal Collection will open 31 March 2017.
27 March 2017
The Portland Collection's first year has been highly successful, seeing over 75,000 visitors and winning numerous awards.
22 March 2017
Don't miss your chance to see Warren Elsmore's 'Brick Wonders'.
15 March 2017
Join us in The Courtyard and treat mum to an extra special day.
14 March 2017
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.
23 February 2017
The Harley Gallery are currently accepting applications for stalls at this year's art market.
16 February 2017
Keep your home toasty and warm with hardwood logs direct from Welbeck Woodyard.
8 February 2017
Join us in The Courtyard for a week of family friendly activities.
27 January 2017
Tickets are now available for The School of Artisan Food's 2017 Food for Thought weekend.
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.
10 January 2017
Alison Swan Parente, founder of The School of Artisan Food, was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list.
1 January 2017
20 December 2016
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.
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.
6 December 2016
Congratulations to Browns of Holbeck for achieving Visit England's ROSE Award.
29 November 2016
Felled on the Welbeck estate, Welbeck Woodyard's logs are a sustainable and efficient choice for your home heating.
21 November 2016
Join us this weekend for the biggest ever Christmas Art and Food Market & Harley Open Studios.
17 November 2016
10 November 2016
Spend a peaceful winter's day fishing the beautiful Welbeck lakes.
18 October 2016
Indulge in a festive feast with award-winning butchery and locally sourced produce.
11 October 2016
Visit Welbeck Farm Shop and be part of their 10 year anniversary celebrations, Friday 14th - Monday 17th October 2016.
6 October 2016
Join artist Sophie Ploeg on the 28th October 2016 for an exhibition walk and talk tour.
22 September 2016
Stichelton Dairy collaborate with The Fine Cheese Co.
8 September 2016
Join artist Nora Fok on 30th September 2016 for a walk and talk tour of her exhibition.
24 August 2016
27th August - 23rd October 2016
15 August 2016
20th August - 21st August 2016
2 August 2016
7th August - 3rd September 2017
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.
20 July 2016
Creative workshops to inspire children are on hand to keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays.
12 July 2016
St Winifred's Church will be holding celebrations for its 100th Anniversary of the Consecration of the Church.
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.
16 June 2016
Alison Doxey and Stephen Welch were awarded Gold for 'The Garden Bed' in the Artisan Garden category.
26 May 2016
Collingthwaite Farm is hosting their Open Farm Sunday event on the 12th June, in conjunction with LEAF (Linking Environment And Farming).
10 May 2016
The new gallery for The Portland Collection has won four awards at the 2016 RIBA East Midlands prizegiving.
18 April 2016
Membership applications are now open for Welbeck Lakes Fishery season.
14 April 2016
This popular weekend of events will take place on 14 - 15 May 2016
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.
31 March 2016
Keep your home snug with an order of Welbeck Firewood.
15 March 2016
The Harley Gallery has picked up a prestigious Hudson’s Heritage Award in the Best Shopping category.
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.
3 March 2016
Both venues will resume normal business on Friday 4th March, 10am-5pm.
15 February 2016
The Harley Foundation are currently looking for Gallery Co-ordinators for the newly built Portland Collection.
10 February 2016
An exhibition in two parts which presents the outcomes of different collaborations initiated by artists based at Primary in Nottingham.
26 January 2016
Are you looking for a new home, we might be able to help.
18 January 2016
If a Pair is Two, What is Three? with Primary - Nottingham
11 January 2016
Good luck to this years nominees.
5 January 2016
1st August - 28th August 2016 10am and 3pm, £16.50.
7 December 2015
This limited edition pud is packed with brandy-soaked fruit and Portland Black Ale from Welbeck Abbey Brewery.
1 December 2015
A new environmentally friendly van joins the fleet this week.
26 November 2015
We are delighted to announce that the Welbeck Dairy is now selling Raw Milk.
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.
10 November 2015
Christmas orders are now being taken at Welbeck Farm Shop.
4 November 2015
Welbeck Abbey Brewery's micro-bar on Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, is now open to the public.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
24 March 2015
Construction work is nearing completion at two ground-mounted solar panel sites located on the Welbeck Estate.
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.
4 March 2015
The Welbeck Estate and The School of Artisan Food are featured in BBC Two's Escape to the Country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3 July 2014
Congratulations to Browns of Holbeck for their success in the 2014 Visit England Awards for Excellence, the prestigious National Tourism Awards.
1 July 2014
Congratulations to Joe Schneider and the team at Stichelton Dairy for their success at the 2014 British Cheese Awards!
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!
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.
24 February 2014
Hearty congratulations to the Welbeck Farms team for their recent award successes.
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.
11 February 2014
Tickets for the 2014 Portland Collection State Room Tours are now on sale.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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.
19 November 2013
The Welbeck Farms team are delighted to have achieved the LEAF Marque certification.
18 November 2013
Hearty congratulations to The School of Artisan Food for their success last week at the British Cookery School Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
25 September 2013
Meet Mark Worthington and the Welbeck Woodyard team, caretakers of some of the most stunning woodland in the country.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!”
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.
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.
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.
24 January 2013
Nottingham University features the Welbeck Estate in their Alumni Exchange newsletter.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
3 October 2012
Welbeck and The Dukeries feature in The Australian by Charlotte Francis.
2 October 2012
Simon Calder covers the delights of Nottinghamshire, including Welbeck, in his Great British Food Tour feature in the Waitrose Weekend.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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!
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.
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'.
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.
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.
19 June 2012
Lovely review of the No Direction Home Festival in the Worksop Guardian.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
17 April 2012
The Welbeck Farm Shop and The School of Artisan Food mentioned in the Independent on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
12 March 2012
For the best in local produce mark your calendar and join us in the Harley Courtyard for our popular farmers markets.
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.
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.
1 February 2012
Catch a glimpse of life at Welbeck in the Countrylife, My Week feature by William Parente.
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.
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.
10 January 2012
A warm welcome to Effective Energy, Harmas Riley and Peak Support, who took offices in Carriage Court in December.
28 December 2011
The Welbeck Farm Shop will be featured on ITV 1's Countrywise Kitchen on 28 December at 8pm.
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.
17 November 2011
The Limehouse Cafe listed in The Times 30 best places for tea.
12 November 2011
Voted by The Times as one of the top 10 best farm shops in the country.
7 November 2011
Christmas orders now being taken in the Welbeck Farm Shop
10 October 2011
It was mortar boards in the air as the first advanced diploma students of the School of Artisan Food graduated.
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.”