The Wheler Foundation




The Wheler Foundation owns two landed Estates: The Ledston Estate in West Yorkshire and The Otterden Estate in Kent.

The Ledston Estate

The Ledston Estate is situated within the M1 (west), A1 (east) and M62 (south) triangle.
The Estate's proximity to these major roads provides excellent local, regional and national access.
Ledston Estate comprises approximately 1235 hectares (3050 acres) of mixed farmland, woodland, parkland, historic gardens, wetlands and residential and commercial properties.
The two villages of Ledston and Ledsham are located within the Estate's boundary. Within the Estate is the Grade 1 Listed Ledston Hall which is the principal building on the Estate.
The Hall is located in Ledston, 5 miles north of Castleford and 8 miles west of Leeds in West Yorkshire.
Ledston Hall grounds and gardens are open to the public from May to August, Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm.

We do request that you treat the area with respect and bear in mind that the Hall is also a private residence.

Download the Ledston Estate area plan

The Otterden Estate

The Otterden Estate is situated approximately 8 miles from Faversham and 10 miles from Ashford in Kent.
The Estate is equidistant between the M2 (North) and the M20 (South).
The Estate comprises approximately 735 hectares (1815 Acres) on the North Downs with a number of mixed farming enterprises, although livestock features heavily.
Approximately 220 hectares of the Estate is woodland, together with a number of residential lets and parkland.

The principal residence on the Estate is Otterden Place which is a private residence.

Download the Otterden Estate area plan




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