17 June 2022
Guests had a glorious afternoon in Welbeck Abbey's Sunken Garden when for the first time, the Sunken Garden and Rose Corridor opened up for an exclusive charity event to raise funds for The Villages of Welbeck Association.
13 June 2022
Join the Women of Welbeck for a family fun walk around the private grounds of the Welbeck estate.
6 June 2022
Welbeck Abbey Brewery is delighted to announce that the revamp of its core range of beers has been a great success.
26 May 2022
This year, Father's Day in the UK is on Sunday 19 June 2022. With Father's Day just around the corner, start planning a special outing to Welbeck.
24 May 2022
World Milk Day is celebrated on June 1st every year. To commemorate the occasion we’re raising a glass of the white stuff and finding out a little more about what goes on behind the scenes at Collingthwaite Farm.
18 May 2022
One year ago, Steve Wright took on the mammoth task of transforming Welbeck's Kitchen Garden.
16 May 2022
Have you got what it takes to take on the challenge of a firewalk?
14 May 2022
Children are invited to come along to The Harley Gallery during half-term and get involved in a creative workshop.
9 May 2022
Now open at The Harley Gallery, 'Tunnel Vision' - an exhibition that takes a closer look at the mysterious life of the 5th Duke of Portland.
6 May 2022
We are delighted to announce that Welbeck Abbey Brewery's new beers have won not one... not two... but THREE awards at the recent Farm Shop & Deli Show, held at the NEC in Birmingham.
29 April 2022
We are delighted to announce Welbeck Farm Shop has been crowned Midlands and East of England Butcher's Shop of the Year 2022.
27 April 2022
Harley Studio Artist Michelle Reader has created an installation of recycled sculptures from everyday waste.
25 April 2022
Food Historian Ivan Day is set to return to The School of Artisan Food later this year with a selection of historical food courses.
23 April 2022
As the gardening season moves into full swing, we’ve delved through the archives to find out more about Welbeck's gardens...
21 April 2022
Asparagus season is now in full swing and it's the perfect time to tuck into Welbeck's estate-grown asparagus.
19 April 2022
Organised by our chosen Charity of the Year, The Villages of Welbeck Association. This Plant and Craft Fayre is to help raise funds to build a community car park at Cuckney Primary School.
6 April 2022
Planning on visiting Welbeck over Easter? Here are five things to do at Welbeck this spring:
30 March 2022
The team at Welbeck Abbey Brewery have been busy developing an exciting new range of distinguished brews inspired by tales from the Welbeck estate.
29 March 2022
Artists are being invited to submit their work for the opportunity to be shown in The Harley Gallery, in Nottinghamshire.
14 March 2022
The Harley Gallery's online talks programme is delivered by different speakers each month and covers a wide range of topics from local history to contemporary art.
10 March 2022
The Harley Gallery's NEW public art trail is now open.
7 March 2022
Plans are in the pipeline for the return of the Welbeck Winter Weekend and The Harley Gallery are now inviting submissions from artists and makers.
2 March 2022
Join us on Saturday 11 June 2022 for an exclusive opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea in the late 19th-century sunken garden and ornamental tunnel.
1 March 2022
Welbeck Winter Weekend is set to return this November and will take place within Welbeck’s Grand Victorian Hunting Stables.
28 February 2022
National Butchers’ Week is an annual event, which this year will run from 7th March to 13th March.
21 February 2022
From Welbeck to the World – a new exhibition at The Harley Gallery celebrates local artist Kyra Cane as her interiors collection goes global.
19 February 2022
Set sail on a 'Voyage of Discovery' as the fourth and final exhibition from the year-long Jerwood Collection residency opens at The Harley Gallery on Saturday 19th February.
11 February 2022
On Wednesday 9th February 2022, the Barbara Curtis Training Room was officially opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Nottinghamshire, Sir John Peace.
19 January 2022
We are delighted to announce the team at Welbeck Farm Shop have made it to the finals of the Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards 2022.
10 January 2022
Lady Margaret Hall on the Welbeck estate has reopened after an extensive refurbishment.
7 January 2022
This year, Welbeck Estates Company Limited is delighted to announce ‘The Villages of Welbeck Association’ has been selected as the 2022 Charity of the Year.
4 January 2022
Are you planning what you will be getting up to in 2022? The Harley Gallery has just announced an exciting new exhibition programme.
15 December 2021
A brand NEW collection of miniatures is now on display in the museum's octagon cabinets until May 2022.
6 December 2021
Turn up the heat and keep warm this winter with a stockpile of firewood delivered straight to your door.
29 November 2021
On Friday 17 December at 12noon, Derek Adlam, Curator Emeritus of The Portland Collection, will delight participants with a fascinating online discussion into a Georgian Christmas at Welbeck Abbey.
24 November 2021
The 2021 Welbeck Winter Weekend will not be taking place. Organisers decided earlier this year to cancel the arts and food event, which was due to take place 26 - 28 November.
15 November 2021
Congratulations to the team at Welbeck Farm Shop for receiving a highly commended accolade in the reader-voted awards at the 2021 Great British Food Awards.
10 November 2021
Finalists for the Farm Retail Awards 2022 have been confirmed, and we are delighted to announce The Harley Café is one of three finalists shortlisted for the Café of the Year.
5 November 2021
The Harley Gallery has announced that Welbeck Abbey will open its doors in 2022 with three blocks of tour dates, giving visitors the rare opportunity to step inside in Spring, Early and Late Summer.
30 October 2021
British Game Week takes place between 22-28 November and celebrates the country’s reputation for producing high-quality game meat. The week-long promotion is a celebration of wild game, be it rabbit, pheasant, partridge, or venison.
29 October 2021
The third exhibition from the year-long Jerwood Collection residency will open at The Harley Gallery on Saturday 20th November.
26 October 2021
The Harley Gallery has gathered a stellar constellation of star makers to help you find the perfect gift this Christmas.
22 October 2021
The community of artists, makers and craftspeople in The Harley Studios are delighted to announce they plan to open up their studios to visitors, from Friday 26th until Sunday 28th November 2021.
11 October 2021
This Hallowe'en, Jane Wildgoose resurrects the memorial jewellery in The Portland Collection, from the pearl earring pulled from the executed head of King Charles I to the finely woven lace bracelets made from human hair.
24 September 2021
This October marks 15 years since Welbeck Farm Shop opened its doors. In honour of the occasion, we've caught up with General Manager Oliver Stubbins to discuss life behind the scenes, as well as hosting a special in-store celebration from Friday 15th - Sunday 17th October 2021.
20 September 2021
The team at The School of Artisan Food have shown their appreciation for Rhubarb Farm at Nether Langwith with a special donation of 100 bread rolls.
16 September 2021
More than 300 runners and walkers joined together for the first ever charity Bun Run at Welbeck last weekend.
14 September 2021
Eating regional, seasonal food with few food miles is the key to a sustainable diet. So as Britain’s prime venison season gets underway, we take a look at Welbeck estate’s very own venison…
31 August 2021
Work has begun on a major project to breathe new life into the 18th century Grade II listed Cuckney House on the Welbeck estate.
30 July 2021
The Lady Margaret Hall within the Welbeck estate will be unveiling a brand-new look at the end of September.
26 July 2021
A rare collection of early colour photographs will be used to reveal the story behind Welbeck Abbey’s gardens during an online talk hosted by The Harley Gallery on Friday (30th July).
18 June 2021
A colourfully designed bench that celebrates Welbeck’s Duchess of Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, is now on display within the Courtyard at Welbeck.
17 June 2021
The Harley Gallery will take visitors on a journey of British coastlines, countryside and city later this summer, with an exhibition that explores the year of the staycation.
28 May 2021
Two food businesses based on the Welbeck estate have made it into the shortlist for this year's Great British Food Awards.
18 May 2021
A community art project that tells the stories of more than 400 individuals is now on show in The Harley Gallery at Welbeck.
5 May 2021
More than 27,000 trees are to be planted, starting this autumn, on land owned by the Welbeck estate at the former Creswell colliery site.
19 April 2021
Interested in discovering more about 18th century dining at Welbeck Abbey? Leading expert Philippa Glanville, OBE will be guest speaker at a free online event hosted by The Harley Gallery on 30th April.
6 April 2021
Shopping at Welbeck Farm Shop has just got easier!
30 March 2021
TV producer and now author, Jo Willett, will be joining an online event hosted by Welbeck's Harley Gallery this summer.
25 March 2021
Welbeck Farm Shop will be playing a behind-the-scenes role in chef Rosemary Shrager’s live cook-along over the Easter weekend.
17 March 2021
Work has been taking place to create a brand new footpath on the Welbeck estate that will link the Courtyard with Robin Hood Way.
5 March 2021
Two life-sized horse sculptures are to be installed outside The Harley Gallery at Welbeck as part of a new sculpture trail that will link contemporary art with Britain’s earliest cave art at Creswell Crags.
24 February 2021
An exclusive tour of Welbeck Abbey’s State Rooms followed by champagne and canapés in the Titchfield Library will take place on 25 September.
15 February 2021
Works of art by Barbara Hepworth, LS Lowry, Henry Moore, Elisabeth Frink and Walter Sickert will soon be on display at The Harley Gallery.
11 February 2021
Art historian and authority on the history of dining, Philippa Glanville OBE will be guest speaker at a special online event hosted by The Harley Gallery.
28 January 2021
Most of us are dreaming wistfully of places to escape once lockdown restrictions lift. Here on the Welbeck estate, the team is looking forward to welcoming holiday makers back as soon as it can.
22 January 2021
When last year's lockdown hit, it gave more people time to assess the bigger questions around life and jobs.
14 January 2021
Here's your chance to get an insight into the world of The Portland Collection museum from the comfort of your own home.
6 January 2021
Some positive news to look forward to in 2021! The celebrated Jerwood Collection will be making its way up north to The Harley Gallery for an exclusive exhibition to open in the spring.
1 January 2021
14 December 2020
An ancient Iron Age tower on the Caithness estate - part of the Welbeck estate - has been saved for future generations, thanks to the completion of a major conservation project.
2 November 2020
Welbeck Farm Shop has scooped this year's Food Shop of the Year title in the Great Food Club Awards.
5 October 2020
TV’s River Cottage ambassador, Steven Lamb, has joined the team of tutors at The School of Artisan Food.
29 September 2020
Welbeck Farm Shop has received a coveted 3-star accolade for its signature Welbeck Lightly Cured Pork with Apricot and Pistachio in the prestigious Guild of Fine Food Great Taste Awards.
20 August 2020
Brand new holiday barns within a quiet corner of Welbeck are to open for this first time this weekend, giving more people the chance to enjoy a staycation within the historic country estate.
27 July 2020
When arable farmer David Chase first began keeping bees as a hobby, little did he imagine that within a few years it would turn into a thriving business.
22 July 2020
It may still be the height of summer but the festive season always starts early for the team at Welbeck Bakehouse… and this year will be no exception.
8 July 2020
The School of Artisan Food on the Welbeck estate is preparing to open its doors again on Wednesday 2 September.
30 June 2020
We all pretty much take it for granted that we can eat any variety of fruit and veg all year round. The difference though between food that’s been shipped over from far flung countries and food that’s been freshly picked is… well, oceans apart.
24 June 2020
Businesses across Welbeck estate are pleased to offer support to Creswell Crags' fundraising auction, which will be hosted by Derbyshire auctioneer and TV celebrity, Charles Hanson, on 3 July.
22 June 2020
Staff at Welbeck Bakehouse were thrown into the spotlight when they featured on BBC1’s prime time show, Save Our Summer, on Saturday.
26 May 2020
The Welbeck estate has unveiled new barn conversions for rent as new regulations allow house-hunting to begin again.
19 May 2020
Extreme rainfall followed by the coronavirus lockdown has given the farming industry a steady stream of challenges since the beginning of the year.
12 May 2020
Studio artists on the Welbeck estate have combined efforts to make fabric face coverings for the Welbeck estate team working during the lockdown.
1 May 2020
In March, Creswell Crags announced it was under threat of permanent closure.
30 April 2020
As the national lockdown drives people back to buying local produce, we take a look at Welbeck’s dairy and how it is continuing to serve the community throughout the pandemic....
29 April 2020
When the lockdown hit, artisan cheese makers, including Stichelton Dairy on the Welbeck estate, faced their biggest challenge yet.
21 April 2020
Former farm buildings on the Welbeck estate have been given a whole new lease of life following a massive transformation project to turn them into homes.
18 April 2020
Bakers from Welbeck Bakehouse have shown their appreciation for hardworking NHS staff at Mansfield’s King’s Mill Hospital with a special delivery of more than 400 croissants.
10 April 2020
Since the enforced lockdown came into play, headlines about stockpiling and empty supermarket shelves have got the nation rethinking their food and shopping habits.
31 March 2020
Welbeck Farm Shop has scooped two accolades in the prestigious national Farm Shop & Deli Awards announced online last night (Monday 30 March).
7 March 2020
The story behind a 17th century portrait, once thought to have been painted by Rembrandt, is now revealed at The Portland Collection on the Welbeck estate.
6 March 2020
There’s been a whole lot of talk about the ethics of eating meat recently and its impact on the environment.
13 February 2020
Welbeck Abbey Brewery has partnered with Age UK Nottinghamshire to create ‘Men In Sheds’; a beer that will raise funds and awareness for the charity’s ground breaking project for older men.
10 February 2020
It’s celebrations all round at The School of Artisan Food today, after the team won the title of Best British Cookery School in the first ever national Food and Drink Awards, which aired on ITV last night (9 February).
6 February 2020
Work has almost been completed on the transformation of former barns at Holbeck, which will see them turned into homes to rent.
27 January 2020
A restoration programme has begun on the Langwell and Braemore Estate in Caithness, part of the Welbeck estate, in a bid to improve the ancient bog peatlands and tackle climate change.
2 January 2020
An exhibition of artwork created from thousands of LEGO® bricks is set to open at The Harley Gallery on 18 January.
10 December 2019
Welbeck is home to a vibrant community of artisan food and drink producers. Each month The Harley Café devises a recipe that draws together all the best ingredients from across the estate. This month it has worked with Welbeck Abbey Brewery to create a warming winter recipe. Here’s the story behind it…
18 November 2019
Celebrating all things hand-made, this year’s Welbeck Winter Weekend brings together more than 100 artists, makers and food producers.
28 October 2019
It was celebrations all round this weekend as both Welbeck Farm Shop and The Harley Café scooped wins at Made magazine’s North Notts Food and Drink Awards 2019.
16 October 2019
This autumn The Harley Café is collaborating with artisan food and drink producers across Welbeck to launch a series of monthly recipes that draw on all the best ingredients from across the estate.
11 October 2019
It is believed that the first lake at Welbeck estate, known as Carburton Forge Lake, was built in 1695. Ten acres of land were leased to John Wheeler of Worcester in 1695 by the Duke, on which he was empowered to build the forge, a dam pool and floodgates.
27 September 2019
An exhibition of sculptures brought to life with cogs, cams, cranks and levers is to open at The Harley Gallery on 5 October.
9 September 2019
Nottinghamshire’s historic Welbeck estate will reopen its Portland Collection gallery on Saturday 14 September after an extended closure following the theft last November of its treasured Portland Tiara.
30 August 2019
There’s something delicious about the changing season. We’re somewhere between the end of summer but not quite into the swing of autumn and there’s an excess of seasonal food.
21 August 2019
Former head keeper of silver and metalwork at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Philippa Glanville, OBE, will be giving a talk in The Portland Collection gallery during its opening weekend about silver collections and the history of dining.
24 July 2019
The Harley Gallery is planning a celebration to mark its 25th anniversary on Saturday 3 August and we’d love for you to come along.
23 November 2018
Update on The Portland Collection robbery.
School of Artisan Food Founder and Trustee Alison Swan Parente stars alongside Tom Kerridge in BBC2's Top of the Shop
17 April 2018
Presented by Tom Kerridge, BBC2's new series Top of the Shop, gives enthusiastic kitchen table producers an opportunity to showcase their produce to real customers.
17 May 2017
The Welbeck Estates Company Ltd has been identified as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain.
10 January 2017
Alison Swan Parente, founder of The School of Artisan Food, was awarded an MBE in the New Year’s honours list. This well-deserved honour is a fitting tribute to her unwavering dedication to services to the charity and education sectors.
17 November 2016
At an award ceremony held in the Titchfield Library at Welbeck Abbey, William Parente was presented with the award for Welbeck's outstanding achievements in successful land management and development of an agricultural estate.
10 May 2016
The new gallery for The Portland Collection has won four awards at the 2016 RIBA East Midlands prizegiving. Awards included a regional award, the sustainability award, the conservation award and the sought after East Midlands Building of the Year accolade.
24 March 2015
Construction work is nearing completion at two ground-mounted solar panel sites located on the Welbeck Estate. A 32-acre solar farm at Hunciecroft will generate 7.5MW of low carbon electricity; sufficient energy to power 2,150 homes in the local area. The 70-acre site at Hazel Gap will produce 16MW of solar power, providing 4,300 homes in the region with clean energy.
4 March 2015
The Welbeck Estate and The School of Artisan Food are featured in BBC Two's Escape to the Country. BBC Two's Escape to the Country helps prospective buyers find their dream home in the country. In this series Jules Hudson helps a prospective buyer search for residential properties in Nottinghamshire. The programme's first broadcast was in August 2013 and the series is now being aired again on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.
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.