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City to Farm 2019 – Help Us Meet Our Target

City to Farm 2019 – Help Us Meet Our Target

10 riders will be cycling from Providence House to East Shallowford Farm between 25-29th August 2019. We are raising funds to help continue the vital work of these 2 amazing charities. Please give generously by clicking here. Or by clicking the …

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Wonderful Summer

Wonderful Summer

As the schools planned for their end of year activities, Shallowford provided the magic that would carry them through the summer and beyond. To different age groups, Shallowford provides different things. However, the magic tends to fall into one of …

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Thank you to our Amazing Volunteers

Thank you to our Amazing Volunteers

The summer has continued with many groups, day visitors, amazing volunteers (Big Hannah has worked miracles to keep us neat and tidy whilst entertaining and myriad of small people), whilst Small Hannah re-arranged the chirping chicks which are growing at …

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History Revealed

History Revealed

The Caravan was not the only historic entity to vanish over the weekend. So did one of the stables once built by Malcolm (then a young lad from Battersea, now a trustee living in Plymouth). This project has exposed a …

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Bins for Food, Bins for Muck

Bins for Food, Bins for Muck

In between our core business, Will Dracup has been busy making sure we remain efficient and up to quality agricultural standards. With help from a local building firm, two bins were moulded from cement, to hold the pig muck and …

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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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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
Charity number: 1105186 Company no: 4430825