Today, Thoresby Estate is home to a number of thriving businesses, which help ensure the Estate’s survival. It’s a wonderful place to spend a relaxing day enjoying the beautiful surroundings.

The Pierrepont family has owned Thoresby Estate since the end of the 16th century. The family takes a full and active part in the management of the many Estate enterprises, which keep Thoresby well maintained, enabling it to survive for the next generation and remain open to visitors to come and enjoy everything the Estate has to offer.



Estate History

Established in 1633 by Robert Pierrepont, the 1st Earl of Kingston upon Hull, Thoresby has a long history.

Residential Lettings

Close to the A1 and A614, Thoresby is a wonderful place to live with superb countryside, forests and parkland.

Commercial Lettings

Thoresby Park is a beautiful and tranquil place for expanding or new businesses to be based.

Thoresby Woodfuels

Thoresby provides top quality woodchip biomass, sustainably sourced from our Sherwood Forest timber.


Thoresby farms 3,400 hectares and look after 130 Longhorn cattle and 250 Hebridean sheep across the Estate.

Jobs and Volunteering

Thoresby Estate currently employs 50 people in our tranquil, rural setting. Our latest vacancies will be posted here.

The Thoresby Charitable Trust

Established in 1978, the trust allocates grants to local charities.

Perlethorpe Village Hall and Social Club

Open for a drink in the garden, community events and even private party bookings.

Thoresby’s Green Policy

Thoresby are continuously looking for ways to improve on green credentials and explore more ways to achieve energy efficiency goals.