Crake Trees Manor has just relaunched after a 7 month closure for refurbishment.
We are very pleased with the standard of work by our contractors Mace Construction and all the other tradesmen (I’m afraid I was the only lady on site!) that slaved away in the intent heat of our early summer.
A very tight schedule has come in on time and on budget so we are all pleased. The getting settled into new fittings and systems will take a bit of patience.
New systems for plumbing and lighting, as well as larger shower rooms, extra courtyards and complicated time clocks will take a little time to get used to.
Its February……So that means the start of Lambing. At Crake Trees we lamb in various stages through February, March and April. The first Ewes to give birth this year are Mules. This breed has been the traditional choice of sheep farmers for over a hundred years. They are a crossed breed of Swaledale mother from…
Today, even though I only found out this morning, is BOOK DIRECT day. I know your calendars are bursting with a day for this and a day for that, but having a special day does highlight a cause or an issue and make us think about the days title a little bit more. BOOK DIRECT…
Covid-19 Update – the beginning of July 2020
I have rarely seen the countryside around Crake Trees Manor look so beautiful.
A late spring, lots of warm sunshine and a thankful drop of rain has given us a riot of colour and fresh growth
The hedges a blaze of colourful grasses and herbs, with so many wild flowers, I cannot even name them all!
Our fields are full of Pheasant couples with chicks, mother Hares, ground nesting Peewit,Curlew & Snipe, with low flying Owls around dusk.
We also have a couple small Roe Deer with their fawns that have ventured down into the horse garth.
So long as people walking the footpaths keep their dogs on a lead and wear gloves, we welcome them to enjoy our space and fresh air.