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Built by Sir John Kennaway in 1837, Escot House is a Grade II listed building, surrounded by some 1,200 acres of fields and woodland near Ottery St Mary in Devon. 

“Thomas Westcott has provided us with support and advice for nearly 20 years. With the firm’s advice, together with the help of other professional advisors, we have successfully diversified and now offer corporate and leisure activities, including the popular Beautiful Days Festival, as a way of generating income to maintain the historic mansion and land.

Dale Simpson has helped us through some difficult times and through careful ‘budget and actual’ comparatives, together with cash-flow management, split between various activities of the estate, loss making or cash overflow areas have been successfully addressed resulting in a carefully managed, profitable and cash generative estate.”


ndustry: Hospitality