February 25, 2016

The Best of… Bowcliffe Hall in Winter

Sometimes we’re so wrapped up in the constant hubbub at Bowcliffe that we fail to take a look back at all the brilliant moments the Estate has held host to over the past few months. In homage to the pull of longer days and warmer fingertips – we’ve put together a picture led post of our favourite winter moments from around the Estate and beyond…

February 22, 2016

Bowcliffe Events Director Michael Gledhill Speaks to the Yorkshire Post

Our events director, Michael Gledhill, has over 20 years experience providing the most exquisite, tailor-made event solutions for everything from conferences, weddings, parties and business meets. Last week he spoke to the Yorkshire Post about opportunities for the events industry…

February 16, 2016

5 minutes with… Bowcliffe Administrator, Ann Hills

We chatted to Ann Hills for this week’s ‘Five minutes with…’ interview. One of Bowcliffe’s best known faces, Ann told us about her favourite places to spend time on the estate, her brilliantly eclectic career history and her love of everything interiors and decorating…

February 3, 2016

Row Like a Girl Complete Atlantic Challenge and Break Two World Records

Back in 2015, Bowcliffe Chief Exec, Jonathan Turner was approached by local Yorkshire ‘lass’, Lauren Morton – who was looking for sponsorship for a truly inspirational challenge. Lauren is part of ‘Row Like a Girl’, a quartet of British women that have just completed one of the most punishing challenges in the world, all in… Read more »

January 18, 2016

Eight things you didn’t know about Bowcliffe Hall

William Robinson, a cotton spinner from Manchester, began construction of Bowcliffe Hall in 1805. Later, Robinson sold the property for £2,000 to John Smyth, who finished the estate. Since then, the Hall has amassed a rich history, passing through numerous families, businesses and notable individual’s hands – including the great aviation pioneer Robert Blackburn.

We’ve picked nine of our favourite facts about Bowcliffe to keep you amused, because, who doesn’t love a piece of random trivia?

January 11, 2016

Private Bentley Auction at Bowcliffe Hall

At the end of last year, a selection of Bentley’s magnificent cars rolled up Bowcliffe’s gravel drive and were parked around the estate as part of a Private Bentley Auction. A select 30 Bentley dealers attended, arriving at 1pm to enjoy wine, soft drinks and beers alongside a delectable Moroccan style buffet put on by Signature Chef, John Topham…. Read more »