Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company Ltd, Galloway

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06 07 2021 10:00
Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company Ltd, Galloway
George Moore
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Austrian Count Stanislaus Czernin-Kinsky formed Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company Limited in 1991 with the purchase of Manquhill. Since then a steady growth has seen the land holding increase to over 4500 hectares (3,200 ha commercial forestry) all located within Dumfries and Galloway.


Their parent company Czernin-Kinsky Forstgut Rosenhof is a family business, located north of Freistadt in the district of Upper Austria.

Since 2009, all forest and estate management has been done in house. Today Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company Limited employs five staff members based at Cornharrow Estate, between St John’s Town of Dalry and Carsphairn. The principle of the company is to sustainably manage the forests on a primarily commercial bases with good silviculture practices in mind. The company is committed to supporting the local economy through both direct and indirect long term employment.

Topics -

  • Cornharrow – some mixed conifer thinnings / small clearfells and a designated LISS area which also incorporates some small sub 1ha clearfells to break up age class. Restocked with alternative conifers p2016.
  • Halfmark- 400 ha forest. 85 ha felled to ease windflow to windfarm – receiving rent for loss of income. Look at brash recovery.
  • Active harvesting site at Magree being worked by directly owned & operated harvesting machinery.
  • New woodland creation site – discuss ground prep.

Meet 10.00 at the estate office at Carnharrow, St John's Town of Dalry, DG7 3UG / OS: NX 667 928

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Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company Ltd, Galloway

DG7 3UG St John's Town of Dalry
Dumfries and Galloway
United Kingdom
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