Estate Life

Gisburne Park Estate is owned and managed by Guy Hindley and his wife Amber, who are converting it into a thriving tourist destination

My family and I love exploring the estate around this time of year and seeing all the young wildlife that have survived birth. Never before have we seen so many curlews around our home. This is the first year we haven’t sprayed, harrowed, rolled or silaged this block of land and it would seem that the ground nesting birds have really thrived because of it.

Elsewhere on the estate we are removing some overgrown Norwegian spruce woods, which were planted to create quick cover for the pheasant shoot. In winter they offer zero cover for wildlife so it will be good to see the back of them to be replaced by some indigenous species that, in time, can become ancient woodlands full of life.

As far as lodge sales are concerned they are flying and we are really enjoying welcoming new owners to the estate. Our bespoke lodges start at around £250,000 and come from Lissett Lodges, probably the best manufacturer in the UK. Two lodges arrived last month both of which have sold and one more is coming later this year. If you are interested in a custom-built home on Gisburne Park Estate my brother-in-law, Charlie, will give you a private tour and answer any questions you may have.

Amber and I are working hard to finalise the plan for the hotel, spa and members club. We are getting close to landing on a design and look forward to being able to move onto the next stage of the project.

I am pleased to say Hindelinis is currently hitting its mission statement with flying colours. Our aim is to create a fun atmosphere and cook the classics using local, high quality, Lancashire produce while maintaining an exciting, seasonal and varied specials board to keep everyone interested. All menus will be published on The new Mad Hatters Afternoon Tea is now live as is Happy Hour between 5pm and 6pm each weekday. Everything that is planned for the restaurant will all be published on our various social media channels and the Hindelinis website.

Gisburne Park Estate
Mill Lane, Gisburn BB7 4LP
01200 415300



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