Estate opens to the public

The grounds of the Earl of Caledon's 2,500 acre estate will open to the public next Saturday, August 20 to raise funds for a village defibrillator.

The private residence includes a 250-acre deer park, conifer plantation, courtyards, bear cave, ice cave and bone house.

The story of the grounds of the estate will be told by farm estate manager Christopher Gill, along with representatives from the Caledon Regeneration Partnership.

Booking is essential for the walks which will take 90 minutes and people are advised to wear sturdy footwear. Parking is available in the village.

Tickets cost £5 per person and all proceeds are in aid of the Caledon Defibrillator Fund. Places are limited.

To book a place [email protected] or call (028) 3756 9899 on either Monday or Friday between 9am and 4pm.