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Author Archive | Angus Collingwood-Cameron

Woodland Work in the Park.

Recent visitors to our lovely Chillingham Park may have noticed some changes being undertaken. As the picture shows, we have been busy removing the Scots Pine and other conifers from the side of Ros Castle on the eastern boundary of the Park. To many, these conifers formed an unsightly fringe along the eastern skyline. Their […]

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Where not to Wall!

If I was going to build a dry stone wall, I would try and avoid building it straight across a peat bog. Our forefathers were clearly more talented and were not put off by small matters such as deep peat! The wall that forms the north eastern boundary of the Park, alongside Ammerside Woods, was […]

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Grass, Grass Everywhere

This summer has been very good for growing grass. Regular showers and some heat has meant steady growth across the Park for the whole of the summer. This allowed us to “shut off” the old Hay Field on the northern edge of the Park. There was plenty of grass in the main Park to keep […]

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