The Estate has 106 hectares of conifer and broadleaf woodlands grown for commercial timber production and local amenity.
Of the 106 hectares of woodland 56% is Sitka Spruce, 11% is Sycamore, 7% is other conifers (mostly Douglas Fir and Norway Spruce) and 26% is mixed broadleaves (mostly Oak, Beech and Birch).
The conifers are managed for clear felling at 30 to 35 years with this timber selling principally for construction. Thinnings are taken go into the pulp wood, pallet wood and fuelwood markets.
The broadleaves are managed for clear felling at approximately 80 to 90 years with thinnings going in to a variety of markets.
Sales of timber are mostly on a standing basis.
Dormont has a good stock of firewood sold as
- Ready chopped into firewood logs in bags for collection
- As limbs or individual trees
Please contact the Estate Office for further details. Tel: 01387 840 222