Browsholme Hall forest
Entrepreneurs Chat

Amanda Parker

16th September 2020

Following a surprise inheritance Robert and Amanda Parker moved to Lancashire. 35 years later they launched as a venue and haven’t looked back since. We talk to Amanda. Sometimes inheritance can be a surprise, and […]

Gisburne Park estate
Entrepreneurs Chat

Guy Hindley

2nd September 2020

Born with “the hunger to succeed” Guy Hindley, owner of Gisburne Park estate, dove headfirst into diversifying his wedding and park lodge business into events with the UK’s first socially distanced festival. Returning to his […]

West Lexham farmhouse
Entrepreneurs Chat

Edmund Colville

8th April 2020

With a passion for re-connecting people and rebuilding communities, Edmund Colville is transforming West Lexham into what he hopes will become a “spiritual Soho Farmhouse”. Having studied sustainable architecture at the Centre for Alternate Technology […]

Huts at The Roost
Entrepreneurs Chat

Kris and Darrel Morgans

25th February 2020

How brothers Kris and Darrel Morgans created The Roost Merthyr Tydfil, a purpose built haven for hikers, bikers and lovers of the outdoors, in their childhood stomping ground. With the growing market for activity tourism […]

Sheena and Jamie Corry
Entrepreneurs Chat

Sheena and Jamie Corry

28th January 2020

The Forge and The Wild Bushcraft Company come together at a site in Corwen to offer guests a true taste of the good life. Husband and wife team Sheena and Jamie Corry run two successful […]

The 'painted castle' wall
Entrepreneurs Chat

David Boyle

10th January 2020

Known as the ‘painted castle’, Kelburn and its estate is a multi-faceted business. Along with a country park, it operates as a venue, glampsite, and hosts seasonal attractions including a summer festival. But diversification isn’t […]

Peacock standing by North Shire holiday home
Entrepreneurs Chat

Carol Cavendish

10th November 2019

Along with plenty of determination, it is a passion for fantasy fiction that conjured up North Shire, a magical world in the heart of North Yorkshire. Carol knew from a young age that she was […]

Glamping hideout at Kudhva retreat, Cornwall
Entrepreneurs Chat

Entrepreneur’s Chat: Louise Middleton

4th April 2019

Louise Middleton is both the artistic and entrepreneurial force behind Kudhva, a wild retreat on the Cornish coast which is home to four architecturally acclaimed ‘hideouts’ and the world’s first waterfall powered off-grid pub. A […]

Entrepreneur Kerry Roy
Entrepreneurs Chat

Entrepreneur’s Chat: Kerry Roy

7th March 2019

Meet Kerry Roy, an incredible force of nature and a true fire starter when it comes to business. Tally Wade reports. From the age of 10 Kerry Roy knew she would run her own business […]

Interior of glamping hut
Entrepreneurs Chat

Entrepreneur’s Chat: James Lynch

12th February 2019

Meet James Lynch, who together with his family has created a business turning over £2million in a remote spot on the Ceredigion coast. Louise Creasy investigates. “Sometimes what you want is right in front of […]

Family standing at Inshriach House
Entrepreneurs Chat

Walter Micklethwait

26th January 2019

In the second of our series on outdoor hospitality entrepreneurs, we meet Walter Micklethwait, who has turned his family’s country estate into an eco-friendly quirky retreat and function venue. Louise Creasy reports. Inshriach House was […]