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Year: 2012

An Evening of Goodies! 17th December 2012

The invitations went out in plenty of time and a whole host of local Herefordshire Women in Business turned up for Brinsop’s first event in our newly renovated banqueting hall and library. Hosted by the local Harrison Clark office the first guests started arriving at 6.00ish. Although it was extraordinarily dark, we’d got some lanterns up around our newly created car park and various volunteers out with… read more on An Evening of Goodies!

Our Ann 10th December 2012

Ann Radnor is the external face of Brinsop and the lady you will meet when you arrive to start your holiday. We caught up with her to find out a bit more about her. How did you get involved with Brinsop Court Estate? I was originally working for the owners, Pat & Martin as a PA with involvement with another of their businesses. When they purchased Brinsop… read more on Our Ann

Tis the Season 3rd December 2012

Like many places at this time of year, there are a host of Christmas markets and fairs to go to and Herefordshire is no different. There is a variety to choose from and if you stay at Brinsop Court Estate in December you can be sure to find one close by. Here are the best of them: Tenbury Wells’ Mistletoe Festival takes place this year on Saturday,… read more on Tis the Season

Calling all Wordsworth Fans 26th November 2012
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It isn’t everywhere that has their name in a poem by a famous poet. Brinsop Court does and it is something we are very proud of. The poem in question goes like this.... Stop passenger and drop a tear; A most ill-fated Prince lies here. His reign in youth was wild and pleasant, He hunted rabbit, hare and pheasant, Grown old, he bid adieu to sport, And… read more on Calling all Wordsworth Fans

A Cause for Celebration 19th November 2012

A few weekends ago daughter number three Molly, was 21. The caterers were booked, musicians and DJ booked and all the invites had gone out. Friends were instructed to come in fancy dress beginning with M. The night arrived and it was a hoot - Moses was dancing with the Magician. His wife, Madonna was chatting to The Maid of Orleans, who arrived strapped to a stake!.… read more on A Cause for Celebration

Places to Eat within 3 Miles of Brinsop 12th November 2012

When you come to Brinsop, some of you might want to eat out every night and others might eat out just once or twice. There aren't a whole host of places to eat as it is very rural here, but what is available is generally very good or even excellent. Brinsop to the Chinese is just short of two miles. People come from all over the area… read more on Places to Eat within 3 Miles of Brinsop

Wattle and Daub make Brinsop Court Estate their home! 5th November 2012

A few weekends ago, Harriet (Pat and Martin’s eldest daughter) arrived back from the Hay on Wye pony sales with two gorgeous little ponies.  After lots of debate about their names, we have settled down with Wattle and Daub. They are both delightful and happy in their new home and are getting used to daily walks with Harriet. Why Wattle and Daub - because they are the… read more on Wattle and Daub make Brinsop Court Estate their home!

Countryfile Winners! 22nd October 2012

We recently ran a competition in conjunction with Visit Herefordshire and Countryfile magazine  with the prize being a four night stay in our beautiful and sought after Ivy Cottage. A delightful man, Ian Palmer and his partner David Wicks duly arrived to take up their prize and get to know Brinsop Court Estate and the surrounding area. When I met them they had been installed for three… read more on Countryfile Winners!

Harvest 15th October 2012
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It made it to the barn. It nearly didn’t. After the most ridiculously wet summer, the wheat we had standing in the fields was looking very sad and sorry for itself. Shrivelled and struggling, it valiantly stood up to those atrocious elements until the day the combine saved it. 20% down on last year's yield has meant we all might pay more for our food but it… read more on Harvest

Tracking down St George 8th October 2012

St George and the dragon – just one of our claims to fame! A few weekends ago it was Heritage Open Days where right across the country places open their doors for free over a 4 day period and there is lots of information on the Heritage open days website. Brinsop Church is one of the places that opens as part of the project and so it… read more on Tracking down St George

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