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Ahead of the curve: 20 years of building a sustainable estate

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Rhug Estate covers 5,018 hectares of breath-taking scenery across central and coastal areas in north Wales and its charm is more than skin deep, with sustainability firmly at the heart of the business’ mission.

When Lord Newborough took over the estate management from his father in 1998, it was his vision which shaped a wholly sustainable farming model, which includes high standards of animal welfare, and a sustainable use of natural resources, for which Rhug won a ‘Footprint Award’ through its renewable heat and power generation.

The estate’s in-hand organic farm is celebrating 20 years of organic status in 2020,

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