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March 2019 Farm Round Up

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As February rolled into March, the weather continued to confuse. There were warm sunny days where the pigs were turning over their water troughs to make wallows, frosty mornings with ice to break, sunny, showery days and full-on rain with strong winds – good old British weather – giving us plenty to talk about. But […]

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February 2019 Farm Round Up

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Snowy February – that’s a sentence I can understand and we kicked off the month with a really heavy fall – a real blanket came down and covered the farm. It looked beautiful, was not too cold and didn’t last long, thank goodness – no repeat of last year’s Beast of the East. As always, […]

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The Chalk Barn is a Winner

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Thrilled to pick up an award for the Chalk Barn cottage on the Farm. It received a Silver in the Self-Catering category at the South West Tourism Awards 2018-19. We were delighted to be short-listed and then stunned to receive the Silver – seems we must be doing something right. Thanks to all our guests […]

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January 2019 Farm Round Up

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After a crazy busy Christmas and New Year, the dust settled and we had a lovely review from our cottage guests over the festive season – always nice to get feedback!  If you fancy a luxury break-away this Spring, check out some photos and availability HERE. The Guinea Fowl aren’t so keen on the super cold […]

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2018 Farm Round Up Summary

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The dust has settled on the festive season and it is time to reflect on the year just gone. As regular readers know, the weather always figures in my Farm Round Ups and the annual summary would not be complete without a quick overview. What a year of extremes it was in 2018. The winter […]

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October 2018 Farm Round Up

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The days may be getting shorter and British Summer Time ended last week but so far so good – the Autumn weather has been behaving itself very well. After our year of weather extremes so far – the wettest winter, the Beast from the East plus the Heatwave Summer – I’m happy to report that […]

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September 2018 Farm Round Up

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A glorious start to autumn, piglets galore, lots of visitors to the farm – it’s been a great month! The 10 lovely little Large Black piglets presented to us by Frosty at the end of August have proved to be a huge time drain, and many great photo opportunities. They grow so fast and are […]

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August 2018 Farm Round Up

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What a great summer – yes, some extremes, but one to remember, mostly for the sunshine!  The heat and sun have meant early crops for many, including some fabulous blackberries coming in our hedgerows and windfall apples arriving by the bucketload from friends and neighbours.  The pigs LOVE them!  The grass is finally growing again thanks […]