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Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

Looking ahead – the Cycle Ride is coming up!!!

It is going to be a very busy year for the team with many more groups coming to enjoy the farm, learn from the animals and immerse themselves in the wild spaces around us. Please do keep an eye on …

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Mums and Daughters enjoy the farm

Ten of them came and spent a wonderful few days of quality time with each other. As well as working with the animals and walking on the moors, there were many deep discussions around relationships and the meaning of True …

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Wonderful Work Party

A select few came once again and blessed us all here at the farm with energy, enthusiasm and muscle power! As always the list of tasks was long but they stuck at it and produced plenty of fire wood stacked …

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Let it Snow, let it snow

For 5 days at the end of January we hunkered down and enjoyed that wonderful silence that comes with the snow. It was so beautiful, so quiet and so annoying!!! It must be my age – love it for a …

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Praise the Lord for New Beginnings

It is difficult to believe that the decision shared with the Trustees last September is about to be fulfilled.It is all very surreal, with only a few weeks left here at Shallowford after 5 exciting years. It is a decision …

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The Shallowford Nativity

The Shallowford Nativity will be on Sunday 6th December at 6.30pm, there’s free entry with hot food and drinks will be for sale after the performance. Do come and join us for this special event!


Please send a “Letter of Support for Shallowford Farm”

The plans are now in the hands of the Dartmoor National Park! We have submitted carefully considered, sensitive and meticulously thought out plans to develop the old buildings to provide accommodation and an education facility, along with new farm buildings …


The Shallowford Trust Needs Your Help

So many of you are so generous in your support for the work here at the farm. This next year is going to be a real challenge as we prepare to extend the work to touch the lives of more …


Widecombe Fair

September began with the great event of WIDECOMBE FAIR and what a day it was. This was definitely the year of the volunteer. So many people came to help us run the café in the old Church House and archery …


Paul is Moving On

We are so grateful to Paul, Evie and Archie for all their support, loyalty and hard work at Shallowford over the years. They have touched the lives of so many young people. Paul has inspired many youngsters who were without …


More things are Wrought by Prayer than this World Dreams Of

Our next prayer meeting is on Thursday 26th November. There is SO much to pray for, give thanks for and to celebrate. We pray for the concerns of the Trust and Providence House; visions for the future; the past and …


Poetry from the Forest

We ran along the crunchy, squidgy paths Slithering and slipping on the bumpy damp soil. The golden sunshine shimmered through the emerald leaves As the stream gurgled by. Zafari, Sachelle, Dillon, and Serena   Spider in his web, waiting in …


Kingsbridge CofE Primary School

A wonderful group of 10 children brought their teachers, Mrs. Rawlinson and Mrs. Elliot, to enjoy the farm! The children searched, found, fed and watered all the animals. They followed a trail using new farm maps, collecting pictures of animal …


Nativity at the Farm on Sunday 6th December

We will be keeping up the tradition of re-enacting the wonderful events around the birth of Jesus. This will be staged at the farm, in the courtyard, stables, fields and cold air of a winters evening, creating a wonderful atmosphere …


Happy Christmas

As I write this – in October – it seems very strange to offer you this greeting. However for most of you it will be our only opportunity and we really do hope and pray that this coming Christmas will …


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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