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Dogs

We love dogs, but also other wildlife and birds! Please keep your dogs under very close control or on a lead whilst walking at Gosford. This will limit disturbance to other animals and birds. Please also pick up dog poo and use the numerous bins provided....

Woodlands – Wind

The woodland around Gosford has taken a battering during recent storms. Works to tidy fallen and broken trees will be ongoing in the weeks ahead. There are many trees that have been destabilised by the storms and numerous branches broken off and now hanging in the tree canopy. For your own safety, please exercise care whilst walking and be aware of the potential danger of falling branch wood. We would strongly recommend that you do not walk in the Gosford Woods during periods of strong winds....

Resident Swan

The arrival of a new pair of swans at Gosford Estate has given rise to some ‘bullying’ of our resident swan, who had an injured wing. To avoid any permanent damage, we asked the RSPB to help us relocate the single swan to ensure his safety as the new pair could become territorial and potentially aggressive....

Winter Wonderland

Gosford House Winter Wonderland 17 - 23 December 2021 For tickets and further information visit Gosford House Winter Wonderland Please note, unless you have purchased Winter Wonderland tickets, Gosford Estate and Gardens is closed for the duration of the event....

Access

We remain concerned by the high level of public access and by the lack of privacy being shown to those who live in Estate houses within the grounds. In addition, members of the public continue to access the private garden and terraces of Gosford House. As such, we will shortly be introducing a number of wooden barriers with signage to ask walkers to remain a respectful distance from all houses....

Gosford Estate Ponds

Our foresters are continuing to prune and fell trees that have been assessed as dangerous. A number of large beech trees require to be removed near the curling house and the ponds will be closed for a short time whilst this work is ongoing....

Fernyness Woods Update

Felling works are complete and the area has reopened for access. Our foresters will continue to operate in the area to tidy up the felled trees.For those walking through Fernyness into Gosford, please be aware of the cows and calves grazing in the field beyond the woods. Cows with young calves can be aggressive, especially with dogs. ...

Out East Fest

Over the weekend of 6th and 7th August, Gosford House will be the spectacular backdrop to the new festival: Out East Fest. For all the latest information, head to the Out East Website and Instagram page and the Skiddle ticketing platform....

Fernyness Wood

The access at Liars Road via Fernyness Wood to the estate grounds will be temporarily closed from 8th March 2021. A number of trees have been identified that require safety pruning work and, in some cases, felling. The area needs to be closed to accommodate this work. We will endeavour to compete the work as quickly as possible and reopen the area....