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A new adventure begins here at Althorp, as we share more about the projects and history we care so deeply about.
PUTTING THINGS BACK
Part of our passion in caring for Althorp is seeing that the estate's history is preserved for future generations.
We’ve made the bold decision here at Althorp to go “cold turkey” and end the use pesticides, herbicides and fungicides on our land
A visit from Nicole Masters, one of the experts guiding our transition into regenerative farming.
Althorp's basement is filled with 500 years of treasures. Unfortunately, some have been damaged over the centuries.
THE WALLED GARDEN
Althorp was once home to one of the grandest walled gardens in all of England.
IN SERVICE TO ALTHORP
Chris Leeson worked at Althorp for 25 years, but his family's connection to the estate stretches back over 500 years.
Author and historian Susan Campbell, the world's expert on walled gardens, makes her first visit to Althorp.
THE SPENCER TOMBS
A visit to the 500 year old Spencer family chapel at the church of St Mary in Great Brington.
Shorthorn cattle have a long history at Althorp that dates back over 200 years.
CHRISTMAS AT ALTHORP
The holidays are a busy time at Althorp, as everyone on the estate pitches in to deck the halls.
THE MUNIMENT ROOM
Explore Althorp's Muniment Room, home to 500 years of Spencer family history.
THE SPENCER CLOCKS
We set out to get all of Althorp's clocks ticking again.
John Richardson worked as a forester at Althorp for 45 years, beginning in 1963.
PRINCE OF WALES BEDROOM
One of the most dramatic and memorable rooms at Althorp is the Prince of Wales bedroom.
THE SPENCER SILVER
Silversmith Tim Gibbs visits the estate in the hopes that he can rescue some long forgotten pieces of Spencer silver.
Orchardist and historian Martin Hayes visits the walled garden to share his nearly 50 years of experience and knowledge.
Not for the faint of heart, Althorp's cellar is home to some of the oldest parts of the house and at least one creature living down below.
COUNTESS SPENCER NEEDLEWORK
A set of needlepoint sofas and chairs created by the Countess Spencer and her friends have been in the Spencer family for over 230 years.
Arranging flowers at Althorp is no small task -- sometimes it takes more than 80 arrangements to prepare the house for a big weekend.
SAVING THE SOIL
It’s a magical mixture that could be the secret weapon in Althorp’s transition into regenerative farming.
SPENCER WALKING STICKS
A rare collection of walking sticks and canes that have been in Spencer hands for generations are steeped in history.
Adey Greeno has dedicated more than three decades of service to the estate, most recently as Conservation Manager, working to preserve and protect Althorp for future generations.
LUCKY & MINTY
How two orphaned lambs became adopted members of the Spencer Family.
How Sir John Spencer built Althorp as one of England's most successful sheep farmers.
SPENCER FAMILY DOGS
From loyal companions to life-saving heroes, the dogs of Althorp have been an integral part of the family’s history.
LOST ROMAN VILLA
Archeologists unearth the secrets of a forgotten Roman Villa, built more than 1000 years before the Spencer Family settled at Althorp.