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CLA East: Nottinghamshire Branch AGM and Summer Visit

This event is not bookable online. To book please contact alexandra.stone@cla.org.uk or call 01638 590429

North Lodge Farm is a 1,000 acre estate on the Nottinghamshire/Leicestershire border, home of Chris & Julia Butterfield and family since 2005. The landscape is a delightful mix of wold farmland and permanent pasture along with mature hedgerows, in-field and hedgerow trees, woodlands,watercourses and ponds. Countryside Stewardship options include wide field margins and game/wild bird covers. The livery yards accommodate up to 40 horses in modern stables with exercise facilities,an all-weather school and tack rooms. Energy needs are met by a bio-mass facility and solar PV, and water from rainwater harvesting.

The Estate’s priority has been to maintain a commercially viable farming operation with diversified income sufficient to support rural employment and the family’s recreational and conservation interests.

Now two-thirds arable, the balance is given over to conservation and environmental activities including a small family shoot, beekeeping, alpacas, Dexter cattle, Rushcliffe Barn Owl Project monitoring and annual field trials. In recent times the Estate has hosted both a county fair and a classical concert in support of local charities.


 

10:00am          Registration and refreshments served in the marquee

10:30am          Nottinghamshire AGM

11:10am          Welcome to North Lodge by Chris & Julia Butterfield

11:30am          Tour of the Estate looking at environmental land and wildlife management. Accompanied by representatives from Oakbank Ltd and The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust.

13:00pm          Return to the marquee for a two course lunch with wine

14:30pm          Depart or enjoy a farm walk with Chris & Julia

 

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Event Details

Thursday 25 April 2019
10:00AM - 2:30PM
North Lodge Farm, North Lodge Farm, NG12 5QE

27.50 + VAT CLA Member 


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For additional information or to book please email alexandra.stone@cla.org.uk or call 
01638 590429.