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A New Warden at Shallowford

A New Warden at Shallowford

I’m sitting at my desk fully intending to write an amusing and informative article –  but it’s far too easy to ‘lift my eyes to the quiet hills’ and watch the clouds scudding through a blue sky. The birds are …

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Will goes up before the Judge

Will goes up before the Judge

  Dear all, We finally got Will up before the judge! Well done to Johnny for setting in up, and who knows where it may lead. Useful too to see how relatively straightforward such an outreach exercise is. For the …

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Changes at Shallowford

Changes at Shallowford

  Having worked at Shallowford for many years now I have seen several changes but all for the good. Shallowford has always been, and still is, a place where you can find God in the centre of all things, a …

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City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

City to Farm Sponsored Cycle 2019

It’s going to be a tough ride. Between 25-29 August 2019, up to 12 friends and supporters of the Shallowford Trust and Providence House Youth Club will cycle the 250 miles from Battersea to Dartmoor. We’re not asking you to …

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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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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 …


By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established;

Prov 24 v.3

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