Seeing a dedicated sheep dog moving a flock of sheep around the fields is an amazing sight. Come and learn the skills to work a sheep dog with Brian and Dunja Roberts on their traditional hill farm in the Black Mountains near Crickhowell. You will accompany Brian on his routine on the farm - checking the sheep, feeding and moving them around the fields with the help of one of the farm’s three working collies. You will learn the traditional sheep dog working... read more
Have you ever wondered how wool is made? Well, local sheep farmers will guide you through the process from shearing a sheep to spinning your own yarn on their traditional hill farm in the Brecon Beacons National Park. Watch fleece being carefully sheared from the sheep, and even have a go yourself! Help with rolling the fleece ready for it to be taken to the ‘Wool Board’.Then after some tasty cake and refreshments, you will be taught how to spin the fleece into... read more
Enjoy a fun and active day out with organic farmers Paul and Liz in the Brecon Beacons National Park, where they will be shearing the lovely Sheep Trekking Jacobs sheep and demonstrating all things woolly. 16’s and over will be able to have a go at shearing a sheep and everyone will then join in with rolling fleeces, stuffing into wool sacks, fleece washing and carding. Following a tasty soup lunch, there will then be a felt making workshop using some of the wool... read more
A ‘no holds barred’ day in the life of an organic sheep farmer in the beautiful Brecon Beacons at lambing time. We cannot promise you will witness a lambing but you will be able to help with a range of daily tasks: feeding lambs, bedding down, marking, moving and collecting eggs. You will be free to ask as many questions as you wish and Paul & Liz will be happy to talk about organic farming and their alternative energy initiatives. A tasty homemade lunch is... read more
A course for complete beginners to traditional hedge-laying and those seeking to add to woodland management or landscape gardening skills, and a great present for garden lovers and rural skill enthusiasts. Learn about local methods and traditions of hedge-laying, traditional hand tools, natural history of hedgerows whilst receiving hands on experience of laying an actual hedge within the beautiful countryside of the Brecon Beacons.
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Great presents for birthdays, anniversaries, Mother's Day, Father's Day and Christmas!