Herdwick Fell Gather

Contact

Name: Keswick

Phone: 07853268365

Email: caroline@thefarmernetwork.co.uk

Website:

Address

Cumbria
Keswick
CA12

Price Notes

Free event

Direction

Take jct 40 from the M6 onto the A66 from Penrith to Keswick.

Details

Herdwick Fell Gather – Sunday 17th June, Nook Farm, Rosthwaite, CA12 5XB

The Herdwick Sheep Breeders’ Association and the Farmer Network are holding a Fell Gather event inviting members of the public to meet the shepherds and the sheep that have shaped the Lake District’s World Heritage landscape over generations.
The event, which will be held on Sunday 17th June 2018 at Nook Farm, Rosthwaite, will give visitors the opportunity to have a guided tour of this traditional Lake District hill farm. There will also be talks explaining the different Cumbrian sheep breeds, demonstrations of sheep dog handling, shearing, dry stone walling and preparing Herdwick sheep for sale.
The event will take place from 11am to 3.30pm and is free of charge. All welcome but dogs on leads please.
For more information, please contact The Farmer Network on: Tel: 01768 868615 or E mail: info@thefarmernetwork.co.uk
This event has been part funded by Cumbria Community Foundation through the Farmer Network’s Farming Education project.
 

Event Details

Start Date End Date Times
17/06/2018 17/06/2018 11am -3:30pm