The couple have enjoyed having “the immediate grounds to ourselves, and watching our beautiful rhododendron beds come into flower”. They are keen to welcome visitors to the house again as soon as possible. “We have so much space to make things safe for our guests, and the castle really is at its best when it’s busy with people enjoying the comfort of our home,” he adds.
Sir Jack is still involved in the running of both house and estate. “I’ve got a very good general manager … the three of us run it on a day-to-day basis, and my wife