Author Archives: Julia McDade

What a beautiful place

This May / June has been stunning here in the West Webburn valley. The bluebells were in fine form decorating the rich green carpet with huge swathes of iridescent blue, accompanied by that wonderful deep sweet aroma.  Allowing the bluebells …

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Future Events

Once the Country Fair has been enjoyed by all, we will be looking towards the Family Week in August. Many families from Battersea will be joining us for the second week in August, camping for 4 nights, enjoying the wide …

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Country Fair Coming Soon   

By popular demand the Country Fair is being organised again for Saturday, July 25th 2015 starting at 12 noon, food and BBQ all day, finishing at 5pm This year there will be a Family Dog Show in the front field …

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Testing Team Time

It is hard – to work as a team – especially when you are young, enthusiastic and determined! The boys came ready for a challenge and boy did they get one, quite a few in fact! The team games set …

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What Wonderful Wet Women

The age range was huge ( 27 – 78) and the backgrounds varied, yet they all came from Battersea to the farm with a common goal – to immerse themselves in the beauty of Dartmoor – and it rained!!!!! It …

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Work Party – is this possible?

The April Work Party  to East Shallowford Farm aimed to produce luxury chicken accommodation.  One run would have been great but three!!!! Great reflections from the team of craftsmen that came to help us – Thanks to them all Phil …

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Shallowford Springing to Life

Paul has been really busy this spring – first the piglets, then the calves followed by the lambs. The visitors have all been amazed, marvelling at the cycle of life – and death.   There have been difficult times but …

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The Calves are Coming

Well we know that spring is here at Shallowford as the calves have arrived. All are looking good and we now wait to send them out onto the fields once the grass begins to grow.

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February Visitors Farm Reflections

February Girls Transition Group to East Shallowford Farm The Group: The girl’s ages ranged from 11-13 years. Three had been before, but for the others it was a fresh adventure. We call this the girl’s transition group. They are part …

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What?!

  Something for you to think about…..       Something – or someone(?) – to smile about….    

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