Lees Court Estate, Faversham
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Lees Court Estate
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​The Lees Court Estate has been described as the finest Estate in Kent. The Estate has been in the Sondes family for the past 700 years and became the centre of The Countess Sondes’ life on the death of her husband, Henry George Herbert, The Fifth Earl Sondes in 1996.

The Estate, during the early 1900’s, was 85,000 acres. Today the Estate is 6,900 acres with a core of 2,663 acres around the villages of Sheldwich and Badlesmere with the balance at The Swale Estuary, Oare and Faversham Creeks.

Swale Estuary & Creeks

Swale Oysters

Lees Court Oysters

Lees Court Oysters are considered to be some of the best oysters in the world

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Farming on the Lees Court Estate

Swale Oysters

Seeds LP

Lees Court has grown a range of Non-Food Crops and is looking at further ways of adding value

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The Shoot at Lees Court

Swale Oysters

Lees Court Shoot

Lees Court Shoot is acclaimed for its sporting quality, atmosphere & style, conservation values & outstanding natural beauty

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22 Jun 2020

Peel Ports Notice to Mariners NtoM 30 2020

Peel Ports have confirmed that the 'Liftmoor' will be returning to Faversham Creek to remove the remaining debris from the Revenge wreck area.  Two beacons will be installed later.

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15 Jun 2020

Faversham Creek Aids to Navigation

Peel Ports wlll be positioning unlit beacons both upstream and downstream of the remains of the wreckage of the Revenge.

Notice number: 30-2020

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01 Jun 2020

Notice to Mariners

Peel Ports will be removing parts of the remains of the steel framed vessel 'Revenge' during the week commencing 1st June 2020.  The vessel 'Liftmoor' will be on site and working for approximately...

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