Lees Court Estate, Faversham
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LEES COURT ESTATE

​The Lees Court Estate has been described as the finest Estate in Kent. The Estate has been in the Sondes family for the past 700 years and became the centre of The Countess Sondes’ life on the death of her husband, Henry George Herbert, The Fifth Earl Sondes in 1996.

The Estate, during the early 1900’s, was 85,000 acres. Today the Estate is 6,900 acres with a core of 2,663 acres around the villages of Sheldwich and Badlesmere with the balance at The Swale Estuary, Oare and Faversham Creeks.

Swale Estuary & Creeks

Swale Oysters

Lees Court Oysters

Lees Court Oysters are considered to be some of the best oysters in the world

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Farming on the Lees Court Estate

Swale Oysters

Seeds LP

Lees Court has grown a range of Non-Food Crops and is looking at further ways of adding value

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The Shoot at Lees Court

Swale Oysters

Lees Court Shoot

Lees Court Shoot is acclaimed for its sporting quality, atmosphere & style, conservation values & outstanding natural beauty

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06 Aug 2019

The Countess Sondes to speak at the CLA Rural Business Conference 2019

The Countess Sondes is honoured to accept the invitation from the Country Landowners and Business Association to be one of the Speakers at the 2019 CLA Rural Business Conference held in London on...

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05 Jul 2019

Kent County Show Long Service Award

At the 2019 Kent County Agricultural Show, Kim Acres, the Farm Foreman was presented with the KCAS Long Service Award

Kim Acres started at the Lees Court Estate in December 1977. At that time the...

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25 Jan 2019

Shooting Gazette

Lees Court is the featured Shoot in the February 2019 edition of the Shooting Gazette.

See 'News and Media' to read the full article

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