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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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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.

 

And God said, “Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.” And it was so.

Gen 1:24

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Registered office: East Shallowford Farm, Widecombe in the Moor, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ13 7PW
Charity number: 1105186 Company no: 4430825