Category National Trust

26/12/16 – Minehead Harriers

Boxing Day 2016 and rather than do what we would have preferred (stay home with our families and friends enjoying festivities) we couldn’t, knowing that 250 + hunts across the country would be out looking for foxes and other animals to kill. So we went to see the Minehead Harriers who were found at the […]

26/11/16 -Minehead Harriers

An interesting day out in West Somerset on the Holnicote Estate to visit the Minehead Harriers, just to see if they were abiding by their code of conduct. The evidence suggests not quite, as we were heading towards the sound of the hounds in cry above Hawkcombe Ridge, a fox broke heading straight for us….worst […]

16/11/16 and 19/11/16 – Minehead Harriers and Axe Vale Harriers

Whilst the weather has changed to something more seasonally appropriate over the past week or so , other things remain the same such as the pretence to trail hunt by many hunts despite the continual presence of equipped terriermen! We paid another brief midweek visit to the Minehead Harriers, who we are told, via the […]

05/11/16 and 09/11/16 – West Somerset Beagles, West Somerset Hunt and Minehead Harriers

05/11/16 – West Somerset Beagles and West Somerset Hunt The 5th of November was a day of firsts for us, on our first proper foray back into the heart of the west somerset badger cull zone….it was a frustrating day in some respects but not a complete loss. Whilst on our way to what we […]

March 2016 – Minehead Harriers Update

We have reached the end of the 2015/2016 fox hunting season – many thanks to the sabs who have given their time and energy to the group this season and to all those who support us in whatever capacity. We will continue to be out and about over the spring and summer, preparing for the […]

March 2016 News Round-Up

We are now nearing the end of the hunting season, but still remain active in our countryside (despite the lack of updates over the last couple of weeks, we have been out locally and joined forces with Devon County Hunt Sabs and South Devon Animal Rights – hit reports to follow: you can see the […]

Update 11/02/2016: Minehead Harriers

Our main news this week is that there has been confirmation that the National Trust Holnicote Estate have suspended the annual licence for the Minehead Harriers to trail hunt on their land. This is due to numerous breaches of the licence. We believe these breaches have included illegal hunting (chasing and killing a fox, digging […]