Visitors to Harlestone Firs are advised that routine thinning and felling operations are taking
place from 29th August 2017 for at least three weeks. The operations form part of the
Althorp Estate’s long term woodland management plan, agreed with the Forestry
The work involves felling small areas of trees before replanting with native broadleaves.
Thinning works involve removing proportions of trees from young plantations, providing more
room and light for them to grow.
This work involves the use of forest machinery and members of the public are asked to
ensure that they keep well away from all forest operations and to be aware of vehicle
movements at all times please.
Any questions should be directed to the Estate Office on 01604 770006.
We are grateful for your co-operation.
The Althorp Estate