As Patron of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, The Duke is keen for Home Farm to play an active role in helping to preserve the gene pool of British pigs, sheep and cattle.Discover more
The Isles of Scilly have been part of the Duchy of Cornwall since its beginning in the 14th century.Discover more
More than 9,000 people attended the Dorset Food & Arts Festival at Queen Mother Square in Poundbury.Discover more
The annual free event, which is now in its fifth year, is supported by the Duchy of Cornwall and featured more than 70 local food and drink stalls, including the regular Poundbury Dorset Farmers Market stallholders, as well as demonstrations by some of Dorset's leading chefs, plus musical performances throughout the day. Festival Chairman Mrs Christine Walsh, of the Duchy of Cornwall at Poundbury, said: "The festival has grown from year to year and this has proved to be the best one yet. Id' like to say a huge thank you to all the members of the committee who worked so tirelessly to ensure the success of the event, together with our generous sponsors and the crowds who came on the day. Here’s to 2017!"
Twenty-eight homes and businesses in rural Herefordshire are benefitting from ultra high speed broadband after members of the local community came together to raise the money for its installation.
After more than ten years of oyster farming on the Helford River, the Duchy of Cornwall Oyster Farm Company will close its operations from 2017.