Leckford Estate News


A lot happens on the Leckford Estate, stay up to date with the latest news, insights and tips from the Waitrose & Partners Farm.

Close up of a butterfly landing on a buddleja
08 Jul 22

Welcoming Wildlife into Your Garden in Four Easy Steps

Summer is the perfect time to start creating ecosystems to help wildlife thrive in your garden. We show you how in four easy steps.

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close up of food on a table at twilight with fairy lights
22 Jun 22

Plan the Perfect Summer Garden Party

A garden party is an ideal excuse to get together and spend the afternoon surrounded by summer's best.

Careers at Leckford
21 Jun 22

Careers at Leckford

Find out what opportunties there are here on the Waitrose & Partners Farm, Leckford Estate in Hampshire.

Treat your Dad to Something Special this Father’s Day
01 Jun 22

Treat your Dad to Something Special this Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, make sure you’re prepared and treat him to something a little more special than the usual card.

Introduce Your Children to Gardening
05 May 22

Introduce Your Children to Gardening

May is the perfect time to start a gardening project. Inspiring children to enjoy plants and gardening provides them with skills to learn more about the environment around them.

Make Your Home Greener this Earth Day
04 Apr 22

Make Your Home Greener this Earth Day

Earth Day is the ideal time to introduce some green into your home! Read on for a list of houseplants that will bring style and health benefits to your home.

What Do Your Mother’s Day Flowers Mean?
04 Mar 22

What Do Your Mother’s Day Flowers Mean?

Flowers are one of the most popular gifts to say thank you, but did you know that different flowers have different meanings?

Perfect Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday
08 Feb 22

Perfect Pancakes for Shrove Tuesday

Pancakes aren't just for Shrove Tuesday. Enjoy these light and fluffy treats on a regular basis with our delicious range of Pancake Recipes.

New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy, Healthy Mind
06 Jan 22

New Year’s Resolutions for a Happy, Healthy Mind

Start the new year as you mean to go. Incorporate small, yet life changing, activities to your day-to-day and see how quickly you can master a new skill or take up a new hobby.

Celebrate a Special Christmas with the Leckford Estate
09 Dec 21

Celebrate a Special Christmas with the Leckford Estate

Celebrate a special Christmas with the team at the Leckford Estate this season. Browse our shop, nursery and cafe for delicious recipes and gift inspiration.

5 Reasons Why Eating Local and Seasonal Food is Important
18 Nov 21

5 Reasons Why Eating Local and Seasonal Food is Important

Have you ever been curious how big of an impact eating local food has on your health and the environment?

English Sparkling Wine at Leckford Estate
01 Nov 21

English Sparkling Wine at Leckford Estate

In May 2009, Waitrose became the first UK retailer to plant its own vineyard at Leckford Estate in Hampshire. We grow three grape varieties for Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, & Chardonnay.

Sustainability at Leckford Estate
26 Oct 21

Sustainability at Leckford Estate

Sustainability is part of everything we do at the Leckford Estate - from the packaging we use and our farming practices to the suppliers we partner with.

Coronavirus Leckford Estate Update
16 Oct 21

Coronavirus Leckford Estate Update

Face coverings are now mandatory when shopping indoors. We also ask you to wear a face covering when not seated indoors in our cafe area.

Step into Autumn with Leckford Estate
09 Oct 21

Step into Autumn with Leckford Estate

Autumn may bring cooler weather and shorter days, but there are still many things to look forward to this season. Embrace the season and head for a day out to Leckford Estate.

Welcome to the Finest Water Garden in Hampshire
28 Sep 21

Welcome to the Finest Water Garden in Hampshire

Visit one of the finest Water Gardens in the world. Our famous Water Garden is one of the best-designed water gardens in Hampshire, all whilst retaining the feel of a private garden.

Pumpkin Inspired Recipes
24 Sep 21

Pumpkin Inspired Recipes

Get inspired with our pumpkin recipes, perfect for spicing up your Autumnal cooking while trying out some different flavours!

Add A Sparkle to Your Summer with Leckford Estate Brut
29 Aug 21

Add A Sparkle to Your Summer with Leckford Estate Brut

Sip in Style with Leckford Estate Brut - now available in a magnum and half-sized bottle.

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