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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

  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

  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

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

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 …


“Try Something New” – A Summer at the Farm for Families from Battersea

One of the “Values” that we ask the young people to engage with whilst at the farm is to “Try Something New”. Well what a great time 6 young families had. Sleeping in a tent – The tents were up …


Achieving something big – together!

Having been granted planning permission last September The Shallowford Trust is now undertaking a big project to convert the granite barns to provide better residential facilities, disabled access and learning facilities. We have made good progress towards raising the funds …


Joint Youth Club Programme

Four youth clubs joined together to bring a group of young people from different parts of the community to the farm. It was the first residential of this kind and proved to be a really valuable experience all round, sharing …


Sculpting Workshop and More

During an adult group from Providence House they enjoyed a great workshop generously provided by Richard Austin – https://www.sculptureworkshop.co.uk/– during which they all produced a wonderful “head” under his expertise and tutoring. They also enjoyed harvesting from the veg patch, …


New Entrance To The Farm

Following the new animal barn last winter we have been blessed to have Paul Edworthy and his team finishing off the driveway, re-establishing the stone walls on either side. Such skill, its great to watch them at work. We are …


Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made

John 1:3

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