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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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News Archive

Kevin the Ram

To keep the breeding stock of sheep interesting and providing great opportunities for the young people we have welcomed Kevin the Whitefaced Dartmoor into the farm. He has been haltered led before and used to the show ring, so we …


A new Barn at the farm

We are looking forward to being able to move the animals into a new barn for this winter. It is under construction and looking good. In the process we have unearthed an unknown bronze-age roundhouse that has been carefully mapped, …


A Lung for the City Experience

We enjoyed a great group of eight young people over half term. They really entered into the four days of experiences in and around the farm with much enthusiasm. They helped Will move and weigh 400+ sheep in preparation for …


Widecombe Fair

This seems such a long time ago now but the memories of the day still brings a smile. The weather was kind, the food was scrumptious and the team of volunteers was superb. In all there were 37 volunteers serving …


An October work party

A select group from Providence House came to help us for a weekend in October. As always they worked tirelessly, shifting wood into the store ready for the winter, clearing obstructions from the leat in the marsh to assist with …


And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.

Gen 1:24

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