ON THE FARM
"So nice to be back again.
As usual we have really enjoyed our stay in your little corner of the world, and
hope to be back next year."
Baxter, our West Highland White Terrier, joined us as a pup in October 2005.
He loves everything around the farm. At times, we joke that Baxter
is really a new breed of dog, The West Highland Grey !
Maverick our German Shepherd is always ready for a
game with our visitors.
Our new cat is Ernie.
He gets his name from friends who passed him onto us, their surname being
Ernie spends his days in our barn and is a great mouser.
For those who like to relax in front of a nice log fire, logs
free from the yard.
times for the cows and sheep are approximately 8-30am and 4-30 pm. Visitors
|Blizzard, our resident Brahms cockerel .
|Blizzard's assistant overseeing lambing
One of our visitors at
John with Maverick
at feeding, time.
Great Edstone village is in the background.
As well as the interest of the working farm with sheep and poultry to be enjoyed,
there is private
on the property on the River Dove, a wildlife pond and a riverside walk.
Some of our visitors have reported seeing Otters on our part of the river.
They are known to be breeding very close by, and are being monitored by The
are using the wildlife area and deer have been seen regularly on our
Many forms of other wildlife can be seen such as hares, and birds such as owls,
curlews, oyster catchers, pheasants, etc are regular visitors here.
If you are lucky, you might spot Tony, our resident Tawny Owl. You'll
certainly hear him calling to his girlfriend (his "bird").
it's raining he calls "Too wet to wooo !"
They raised a family of 2 chicks again on our farm in 2009.
and visit us. We all look forward to meeting (and entertaining) you!
info at cowldyke-farm.co.uk