Author: The Belmont Estate

Calm community focus

We hope this finds you well amidst the current changes that COVID-19 is having on all of our lives. Our hearts go out to all those in struggle and experiencing loss. Time to reflect, adapt & be compassionate One of the gifts that this otherwise uncertain time has given us is that of reflection. Our team, here at Belmont, has been adapting behind...

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Meet the Team: Hannah – Office Manager

Hannah is the Office Manager at Belmont and no stranger to country estates. Prior to joining us eighteen months ago, she worked next door at Tyntesfield’s National Trust property, for eight years. Hannah’s role involves creating various processes to ensure the smooth running of the estate, which she relishes in, because it enables her to indulge daily in her love of...

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Meet the Team: Jack – Estate Team

Jack joined us in October and is one of the most recent members of our Estate Team.  Before coming to Belmont, Jack worked on a farm and vineyard in Chew Valley. He has a degree in conservation and absolutely loves being outdoors with his co-workers.  Most days Jack can be found doing something wood related on our land.  At this time of the year this...

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When we eat together, we thrive together

Eating together as a team is important to us at Belmont. We believe that food is a natural connector and that by enjoying meals together we deepen our connection with ourselves and those around us.   We find that eating together once a week helps us to informally share what we are working on as we move through the seasons. Our team...

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Meet The Team: Head Chef – Darren Broom

About me I’ve been a chef for 15 years, working with some of the country’s top chefs.  After stints with Michael Caines, Marco Pierre White and having run my own food business as a private chef, I’ve honed my own food style with influences from Scandinavian food culture, the wild ingredients I forage for, our own food history and the art of...

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Woodland Management – Charcoal

Sustainability Here at Belmont we are blessed with beautiful and historic woodland and take the responsibility of its sympathetic management very seriously. It is from the by-products of our woodland management that we make the high quality, sustainable and ethical charcoal that we have become well known for. We are passionate about managing our woodland, maintaining and developing a healthy, productive habitat. Left...

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Journeys – The Walled Garden

Naturally, the walled garden is a highlight of The Belmont Estate. Its historical presence and beauty are stand out features. For the last 4 years we have been carefully restoring this beautiful area, finally, it is all coming together. The Walled Garden - May 2019 (Present) The elliptical walled garden, first recorded on the Tithe map in the 1830’s, is situated at the...

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