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Author: Ray Biggs

Thursday A151 Road closure

please note that it IS POSSIBLE to gain access to Grimsthorpe Castle on the  A151 from the direction of Colsterworth and Corby Glen. the road closure at Bourne Woods means anyone travelling from Bourne will need to find a route via Toft and Edenham. The road from Edenham to Grimsthorpe is clear. The Wind in the Willows play is still…

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Bunny Hunt Winner

Congratulations go to Rafe, the lucky winner of the first prize in our grand draw. More than 200 correct entries were entered into the draw. The Head Gardener asked me to thank you all for looking for the bunnies. He hopes that he will now have the chance to grow some lovely vegetables in the kitchen garden that won’t be…

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Grimsthorpe trees on BBC Breakfast News

Click the link if you would like to see some of the veteran trees at Grimsthorpe when they were included in a news report about safeguarding old trees. https://youtu.be/i0L7q0TleTA The clip includes comments from Chris Howes, the Park Ranger, on the importance of the trees as providers of habitats for insects and other wildlife. It is possible to see these…

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Preparing the playground

Work is well underway to prepare the playground for April 2 – our first open day. 40 cubic metres of special grade wood chips were delivered. The picture shows Andy and Richard taking a well-earned break after spreading the wood chips. The next job is to scrub down the equipment with stiff bristle brushes and water to tidy the equipment….

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