The Fonthill Charity Clay Shoot and Working Fun Gundog Test and scurries was held at Fonthill Park, Tisbury on Sunday 21st April. Our thanks go to Lord Margadale and Skinners Dog Food who sponsored the Gundog Tests and scurries, and to all other sponsors who so generously supported the event. We had a fantastic day weather wise and attracted crowds of people, and raised the magnificent sum of £8,217.87 in …
on May 13, 2013
on May 9, 2013
Banoffee, part owned by Fonthill Stud and ridden by Kieron Fallon, comes from last to first to win the 2103 Cheshire Oaks. Visit the RacingUK.com website to see Banoffe in action.
on May 3, 2013
Works to the Tithe Barn started with site set up and scaffolding works which allowed the thatchers to strip the thatch from the northern section of roof. With the scaffolding in place both internally and externally and the thatch removed, works on the roof structure timbers could commence. Clearing out of debris was undertaken to the first three trusses and the process of closely inspecting the timbers started by the …
on April 29, 2013
on April 22, 2013
The annual Dog Show in aid of South & West Wilts Hunt is being held in Fonthill Park on Sunday 2nd June 2013 from 12 noon. All classes £1 – entries on the field. Big Plant Sale plus BBQ, Teas, Food Produce and lots of stalls. For more details please contact 01747 820244/07983728287 or to view the programme of events for the day please visit the South & West Wilts Hunt website.
on April 17, 2013
Fonthill Estate has just completed a new warehouse and distribution facility for the fast growing company, Nectar who moved in this week. Nectar is an independent company supplying a complete drinks portfolio from household names to quirky innovative brands. For further information please visit their website www.nectar.net
on April 17, 2013
Fonthill Estate has just completed building two Lodges in the park for The Beckford Arms.
We are very proud and think The Beckford Arms have made them into a very comfortable and original place to stay.
For further information and booking, please visit The Beckford Arms website.
on April 12, 2013
On Sunday 21st April 2013 a Charity Gundog Working Test and Scurries in conjunction with a 40 Bird Sporting Charity Clayshoot are being held in Fonthill Park in aid of All Saints Church Fonthill Bishop and The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity. The day will start at 10am with last entries being at 2.30pm. Only cash can be taken on the day. £25 for 1st round of clays. For the …
on April 2, 2013
We would like to thank the very brave and noble 100 or so people who came to the National Garden Scheme opening at Fonthill House on March 24th. It was very cold and the daffodils were suffering as much as the rest of us. All the gardeners had worked very hard to get the garden looking so neat and everyone who helped with tea was amazed that so many people …
on March 20, 2013
The Tithe Barn probably dates from the 15th Century and is reputed to be the largest, though not the longest barn in England. From the 18th century to 1971 the type of thatching used on the barn was straw, of a type known today as ‘longstraw’. This was a type of thatch used throughout Wiltshire and was distinct from combed straw, which was employed further southwest, particularly in Devon. In 1970 …