A new native species woodland has been planted in Pembury Wood, near Royal Tunbridge Wells, by the Hadlow Estate.
Hadlow Estate’s apple and pear harvest has been overseen this year by newly promoted fruit foreman Lewis Moullin.
Newly planted willow on the Hadlow Estate could be in the hands of top batsmen in a future Cricket World Cup thanks to a far-sighted diversification scheme.
A pair of barn owl chicks have successfully fledged from a nest box on the Hadlow Estate, illustrating the value of the Estate’s long-term conservation measures.
The owners of new homes at a beautiful farmstead development in the Weald of Kent say they are delighted with the properties – and the peaceful rural setting.
The Hadlow Estate hopes it has inspired the next generation of geographers who will work in the renewables industry after a school visit to the Estate’s solar farm by a group of 12 and 13-year-olds.
Children learned the difference between different arable crops and the way apples and pears are stored on farm to ensure fresh fruit is available through the winter on a visit to the Hadlow Estate.
The Hadlow Estate’s natural flood management scheme, 61 ‘leaky dams’ designed to slow the flow of water in woodland streams on the Estate, has been visited by the Environment Agency to showcase the project to national experts and highlight the practical challenges of delivering NFM.
An historic Kent farmstead, which is being sensitively transformed into a mix of new family homes, will open for viewings later this month.
Plans for a Battle of Britain Memorial at the Hadlow Estate have been shared with the family of wartime fighter pilot Bob Spurdle, who miraculously escaped a Spitfire crash there 82 years ago.