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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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Residentials

Shallowford farm has been hosting residential visits to Dartmoor for over 40 years. Staying away from home is a huge step for some young people but within the small group in a family based farmhouse, with much care and sensitivity, they overcome their anxiety and feel so proud of themselves.

A days visit is wonderful but staying overnight at the farm provides a richer more extensive experience for the young people. It presents additional challenges and develops their character further as they watch the stars, share a room, listen to stories around the fire and play games together without any gadgets! Staying for 2 night is even better as their confidence grows, their learning and appreciation develop.

The old farmhouse dates back to the medieval times and provides a wonderful atmospheric experience. The huge granite fireplace, beamed dining room and granite floors lead up to four bedrooms and two bathrooms. The accommodation provides 16
bed spaces.

 

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