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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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Horse painting

How many men does it take to move a painting?

In this instance it was nine in total (not everyone is in this picture). This life-size painting of a horse hasn’t been moved for some time and now we know why. It is being cleaned by a specialist company in Cambridge prior to being loaned to a museum next year for an exhibition. Ensuring it was safely lifted down from…

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Newtons Trail

Newton’s Trail features in the Daily Telegraph

Grimsthorpe Castle in one of the places included on the Newton’s Trail Map. The map highlights interesting places to visit, some open during the summer, others throughout the year. The Daily Telegraph visited the area and recorded their experiences in an article that you can read by clicking here. The Castle is now closed for the winter but the Trail…

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