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The restoration of Fonthill Lake is well underway

Fonthill Estate are undertaking the restoration of Fonthill Lake. The lake has extensively silted up with water depths now less than 700mm. This is affecting the ecological health of the lake. The removal of 91,000 cubic metres of silt will allow the restoration of the lake and it’s ecology. The project has been planned with the Environment Agency as well as fisheries and ecological consultants. The scheme is being monitored …

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Simulated Clay shoots 2016

After a very successful 2015 Simulated Clay shooting season we are now taking bookings for the 2016 season, please contact Richard Lovell on 07778 844746 http://www.fonthill.co.uk/simulated-shoots

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Fonthill vs Velcourt Cricket Match 2015

The cricket match of the year took place on Monday night at the Fonthill Park cricket pitch. We were incredibly lucky with the weather and eveyone enjoyed themselves enormously. Sam Millichamp provided a delicious barbecue and both Fonthill and Velcourt cricket teams provided much entertainment for all those spectating. This year Fonthill won! Huge thanks to Minnie for organising everything, Wigsy for bringing the Velcourt team, Jimmy for umpiring and to …

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The History of Fonthill – Caroline Dakers at The Chalke Valley History Festival

On Thursday 26th June 2015 Cultural historian Caroline Dakers, leader of the project ‘Recovering Fonthill’, is charting the fascinating and complex narrative of this famous local estate. With ten houses built there since the seventeenth century, including Fonthill Abbey erected by the eccentric William Beckford, her talk will be an engrossing story of how such differing houses came and went on one single estate. You can purchase tickets from the …

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Fonthill House Garden Opening raised £3,982.33 for Julia’s House

We had a hugely successful day last Sunday raising  a total of £3,982.33 for Julia’s House. If you feel you would like to make a donation please do so using the link below which will direct you to Julia’s House Just Giving page https://www.justgiving.com/juliashouse/    

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