Latest news from the Lees Court Estate
09 Dec 2015
Lees Court Hosts Christmas Party for Friends of the Estate
Over 100 people attend the 2015 Christmas Party held at the Estate Yard Barn on December 9th, 2016.
The party was for friends of the Estate and represented the many varied organisations reflecting a wide range of interests.
19 Oct 2015
Our Shooting Season has started!
Having sold out in Spring 2015, we are delighted that our first few days are upon us and we are looking forward to another busy season.
30 Sep 2015
A Successful Day at the East Kent Ploughing Match
Congratulations fo our Farm Foreman, Kim Acres, for becoming the Reserve Ploughing Champion at the 70th East Kent Ploughing Match.
Kim won the Six and Seven Furrow Commercial Plough class to put him through to the 'Plough Off' which decides the Champion and Reserve Champion. Kim was also presented with the Southern Harvesters Trophy for the 'Best Work with a Six Furrow Plough'.
The Farm also won the class for the Best Field of Spring Beans as well as winning the Best Sample of Peas and gaining second place for Milling Wheat and Bean samples.
19 Sep 2015
The Countess Sondes interviewed for The Daily Telegraph
The Daily Telegraph published an interview featuring The Countess Sondes - 'Muddy ballgowns, high-heeled wellies and tortoises: the new landed gentry rescuing Britain's crumbling estates'. Click here to view the full article.
18 Sep 2015
The Countess Sondes interviewed for University of Kent Project
The Countess Sondes and farming consultant Charles Ireland of Strutt and Parker were interviewed by Dr Raj Puri for the project '50 years, 50 stories: The Dynamics of farms and farming in UKC's backyard, 1965-2015', which studies the social and ecoligical changes in Kent landscape over at least the last 50 years. View the interview here
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