The Eaton Estate
A description of the Eaton Estate and its enterprises.
Year of Publication2004
In 2003, The Duke of Westminster was awarded the Bledisloe Gold Medal for Landowners. The 11,500 acre Eaton Estate near Chester includes the family home, Eaton Hall, its gardens and park as well as the 6,500 acre Grosvenor Farms; Cogent Breeding Ltd, an innovative bull proving venture and a successful garden centre. The Grosvenor Estate’s long-term approach is apparent throughout, seeking to maintain a balance between commercial, environmental and community needs.
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- Subject Collection > Climate, ecology & environment > Managing land for environmental benefit
- Subject Collection > Arable & industrial crops
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