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  • Developer selected for Dunster Marsh site

    News 22 January 2015

    We have entered into a deal to sell our Dunster Marsh development site to Taunton based house builder Strongvox Homes.

  • Engaging at Coastal Futures

    Local focus 21 January 2015

    We are out in force at Coastal Futures 2015 conference, manning a stand and showcasing some of the recent publications.

    Coastal Futures is an independently run conference bringing together policy makers, regulators and  stakeholders interested in marine and coastal environments. We are often called upon to play an active part in developing the programme and over the years have provided many speakers and chairs.

  • Natural Resources Wales and Crown Estate sign MoU

    News 13 January 2015

    The Crown Estate and Natural Resources Wales have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) underlining their commitment to work in partnership to ensure that the natural resources of Wales are sustainably managed in the long term.

  • Search is on for the best of the best of Scottish aquaculture

    News 12 January 2015

    We are calling for nominations and entries for the Scottish Marine Aquaculture Awards to celebrate the achievements and success of an industry that is vitally important to Scotland and its coastal communities. The awards come at a time of continued growth in a sector where Scotland is already a world leader.

  • Crown Estate funds new flood defences for Sunk Island

    News 12 December 2014

    The Crown Estate has completed the construction of a £325,000 flood defence wall at Hawkins Point, Sunk Island to protect the areas high grade agricultural land from flooding.

  • Local management boosts tourism for west coast communities

    News 21 November 2014

    Tarbert on the Isle of Harris is the latest community to work with The Crown Estate to develop marine tourism facilities through a local management agreement (LMA).

  • Portgordon Harbour Works Underway

    Local focus 14 November 2014

    Reinstatement works to the East Pier of Portgordon Harbour in Moray are underway. The completion date is likely to be early February 2015, allowing for the workers’ festive break and dependent on weather conditions. We will continue to keep the community informed of any further developments regarding the future of the harbour.

  • Moray bike trails smash visitor targets in first year

    News 10 November 2014

    More than 14,000 visitors used The Crown Estate’s mountain bike trails on the Glenlivet Estate in the first year of operation since they were officially opened last November by Richard Lochhead MSP.

  • Goat herd help preserve protected common

    News 07 November 2014

    A herd of goats residing on Hopcott Common, to the south of Minehead, have been helping our team at Dunster enhance a 2.5ha area of heathland, designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) by Natural England, by grazing their way through tonnes of unwanted vegetation.

  • Partnering with the Moredun Foundation

    Local focus 06 November 2014

    This November we are partnering with the Moredun Research Institute to hold an animal health roadshow for our tenants and farming partners at Glenlivet and Fochabers. The Moredun Foundation is committed to promoting animal health and welfare through research and education and will help support livestock businesses on our estates.

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