Blagdon Estate

  • Description

    Website of Blagdon Estate. "....Blagdon is a private estate, not open for public access except when we host a charity event....Blagdon has been in the White/Ridley family ownership since 1698. The estate is a business that includes farms, woodland, residential and commercial properties; its tenants provide around 240 full and part-time jobs. The Milkhope Centre has become a popular destination for visitors with a number of small privately owned retail businesses, including the Blagdon Farm Shop which sells local produce from Blagdon and the surrounding area. Blagdon welcomes public access through maintained public and permitted footpaths. In addition, the estate acts as host to charitable organisations which fund-raise through open days. Typically Blagdon Estate has many events a year with up to around 4,500 visitors. The estate also offers regular training facilities to the Police, Armed Services, Scouts and the Guides, as well as hosting fishing clubs, a cricket club and other organisations. Surface coal mines operated on Blagdon Estate almost continuously from 1943 to 2021....."
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    Blagdon Estate
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    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 months, 1 week ago
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