Archive of: July, 2015


    Visit the Beautiful Gardens of Cornwall

    By Louise Conway / 21 July 2015 / Family Fun / Around the farm / Active & Outdoors / Places to Visit /
    Visit the Beautiful Gardens of Cornwall

    Cornwall is home to a variety of stunning gardens. Due to the location Cornwall’s plants benefit from the warm Gulf Stream, which makes it home to an amazing array of more unusual and pretty flowers, plants and trees. Some small, some world famous, every garden has it’s own unique appeal and Cornish twist. Below are some of our favourites, in no particular order.

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    Sheep Shearing

    By Louise Conway / 13 July 2015 / Family Fun / Around the farm /
    Sheep Shearing

    As the heat wave approached, we knew it was time to have the Coombe Farm “flock” sheared. They had never been fully sheared as last year they were lambs, so they had very very woolly coats and were struggling in the heat.

    We were lucky the world champion, a guy from New Zealand, who lives locally, agreed to take on the task. As we are a very small set up, it was a fairly low key but much needed event. Matt, who shears thousands upon thousands of sheep per year stopped by after work with his shears, and half an hour later they were done.

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