Blog posts from 'February 2014'
We love a good walk and walking festivals are a wonderful way to enjoy a holiday, particularly when the place you are staying is in easy reach of the walks. There are several festivals within a reasonable distance of Brinsop Court Manor House and we do have some self catering availability, particularly mid week for visitors who want to take advantages of the walking festivals. Luckily the… read more on Walking Festivals local to Brinsop Court Manor House
Will, who is our tree surgeon and forester, popped in for a cuppa recently and I took the opportunity for chat with him. He told me that following the gales and strong winds we had earlier in the month there are several old oak trees that have suffered and are down. There was also the big poplar tree that came down across the tennis court on the… read more on Woodland Management at Brinsop Court Estate
As custodians and guardians of this beautiful piece of the Herefordshire countryside Brinsop Court takes its duties very seriously when it comes to nature and wildlife. We are very lucky to have the services of John Thornley OBE who recently gave us a report on the wildlife he has seen on the farm, and in the woodlands and fields of Brinsop Court Estate. John reported that the… read more on Self Catering Wildlife Holiday
One of the great things about being on a self catering holiday for me is the chance to curl up in front a fire snacking on the type of foods I like to snack on (!!) and read. Although I wasn’t on a self catering holiday at the time, I recently read Kilvert’s Diary and thought I’d share some of it. But first a brief biography -… read more on The Reverend Francis Kilvert didn’t hold with self-catering holidays!