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  • Posted In News, Restoration

    Work is well underway to reconstruct the ruined barn buildings at Les Caches Farm to provide public access and extra space. Local building materials are being used by skilled stonemasons and builders.  The honey tones of the granite looked so attractive in the setting sun,  even at this fragmented stage.  The pigstyes are particularly charming. […]

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  • Posted In Heritage

    Following feedback in recent years the Folk & Costume museum has decided to launch an investigation into how much the name of the museum accurately relates to people what the museum has to offer or if as it goes  ‘A rose by any other name would smell as sweet’  The museum now houses a range of attractions from Victorian recreations […]

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  • Posted In Keep an Eye Out, News

        A rare traditional Guernsey Farmstead is about to go to auction.  It’s a project for someone who appreciates the best of Guernsey heritage.  White Gable is not Listed – but definitely flags up as an historic building. The buildings are charmingly traditional and quirky … the garden has a snowdrop field and wild […]

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  • Posted In News

      Well worth a Listen Again if you missed Saturday Live’s Richard Coles, interview with La Sablonnerie restauranteur Elizabeth Perrée.  Sark’s unique way of life is covered, together with Elizabeth’s experience of how Sark has changed during her and her parents tenure at La Sablonnerie. Plenty of fascinating content including a recipe for Bean Jar […]

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  • Posted In Glorious Guernsey

    Today was one of those days – and there have been a lot of those with this glorious summer.  The tide was high, the sky was huge, bright and Cobalt Blue.  It doesn’t get better – this is Guernsey.  

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  • Posted In How you can help, News

    If you fancy a walk with a difference and are a dab hand with a wire brush, a paint brush and a little pot of paint, please let us know. Keeping paths clear and easily found is a really important part of our annual maintenance calendar.  NT Stones pathfinder stones are a vital part of […]

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  • Posted In News, Restoration

    Dating from the 16th Century, Le Moulin de Quanteraine is a unique farm complex which was given to the Trust in 1989 by Mrs. Elizabeth Silten.  The main farmhouse has been expertly restored along with the ancient water wheel – an express wish of Mrs. Silten. The first restoration of the Waterwheel, nearly twenty years […]

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  • Posted In Glorious Guernsey

    Now’s the best time of the year to enjoy the spectacular view from NTG’s Grantez Mill fields.  A fabulous picnic and kite flying spot for families … or simply treat yourself to some me-time with a fold-up chair, a good book and … your own picnic.  Ta-dah! Party for one, two or ten!

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  • Posted In News

    A photograph of NTG’s watermill at Moulin de Quanteraine has been submitted by visitor Mike Alcock to UK’s “Take a View – Landscape Photographer of the Year” category.  Good Luck to Mike and we love that you spotted the beauty! For the second time in 50 years, the waterwheel has been rebuilt.  The first re-build […]

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  • Posted In News

    Flags fly at full mast today to celebrate the arrival of the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge’s baby son, a new Prince for the Nation.  The birth of the prince means the monarchy has three generations of heirs to the throne for the first time since 1894. In Guernsey, the royal birth will be marked […]

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