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Don’t miss it – The Shallowford Farmyard Nativity

This will take place on Sunday 9thDecember at the farm, among the animals. The gates open at 3pm with the story starting at 4pm. It will be outside in the fields and the courtyard so wrap up warm and stay …


Changes at the Farm

After 5 years at the farm and 30 years in Outdoor Education, Debbie has decided to retire at the end of March 2019. “This has been the hardest decision I have ever made” as she will miss the amazing people …


Widecombe Fair

What an amazing day and a superb team. There were 37 volunteers involved before, during and after the day making the Shallowford Café a great place at the fair to get quality food and drink. Thank you so much to …


St Budeaux Baptist church youth group

A great group stayed at the farm for a wonderful, if wet, weekend. On the Saturday they helped Will with the sheep, they were challenged with a trust trail and then we all built dens in the woods to try …


The Providence House Junior youth group

  What an amazing time they had over half term. They worked with the sheep, walked on the open moor, hunted for crabs at the beach and ate for England! They met with Ben Holt of the Rock Pool Project …


Johnny’s amazing cycle ride

He rode the equivalent of: to the top of Snowdon, Ben Nevis and Scafel Pike – all on top of each other – and down again over 5 days. He raised over £1700 to bring a group of 10 young …


The Results of Your Fundraising

When you donate to any kind of charity, it’s often you never know the results of the money you donated. Johnny Walker’s recent sponsored cycle from his home in Bovey Tracey to his work in Exeter every day for a …


Johnny’s Cycle Challenge Diary

Here is Johnny’s day by day diary of his trek between Bovey Tracey and Exeter everyday last week. Day 1 – Monday 17th September Misty, damp and drizzly morning, but warm and mild. Reminded me of my Dartmoor Hill running …


CYCLING CHALLENGE – SEPT 2018

OVER 5 CONSECUTIVE DAYS, I PLAN TO CYCLE BETWEEN HOME (BOVEY TRACEY) AND WORK (EXETER) THE CHALLENGE: The total distance cycled will be 150 miles, 65 miles is uphill, with 3550m equivalent vertical ascent, and I still need to work …


Widecombe Fair: Tuesday 11th September

It’s Widecombe Fair and if you fancy a great day out come and join us. We are running the café in the main Church House as usual with a well-oiled team but we could do with a few extras to …


The wild animals honour me, the jackals and the owls, because I provide water in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland, to give drink to my people, my chosen,

Isaiah 43:20

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The Shallowford Trust – A charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in England & Wales
Registered office: East Shallowford Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7PW
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