News archive - 2011

See what was hitting our headlines in 2011.

    January 2011

    Save our forests

    February 2011

    Spring is in the air, we launch an appeal to save Britain's youngest castle and announce that Box Hill will be hosting an Olympic event in 2012.

    March 2011

    Great ways to enjoy the spring - 'daycations' and a great British picnic.

    April 2011

    A view of the back of the house

    Great ways to enjoy the outdoors, a resurrected hedge maze, and a campaign to save the home of one of our industrial pioneers.

    May 2011

    We invite people to join us online in a unique farming experiment.

    June 2011

    Skinny dipping, garden swings and a chance to shape the future of farmland in the North East.

    July 2011

    Celebrations and sadness, plus Dennis the Menace and his chums from Beano take over.

    August 2011

    Celebrating days out at the beach, the tree avenues we care for, Avebury Manor and the release of our first collection of punk music.

    September 2011

    Award-winning food, a world famous sheep, a crumble rumble and apple appreciation.

    October 2011

    A membership milestone, our response to the CAP proposal, celebrities' favourite walks and a ewe-tube sensation.

    November 2011

    Hollywood comes to one of our properties, the results of our MyFarm lamb survey, and The Manor Reborn is shown on TV.

    December 2011

    Angels land at Mottisfont, birdsong study launched, and the nation's favourite walk revealed.