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 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. 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.
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.
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.
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! Stichelton cheese was selected as the 'Best Export Cheese' and was also awarded a gold medal at this year's British Cheese Awards that were held at the Royal Bath & West Show in May.