Worming Sheep

Oliver and his friends from Writtle College are home for the weekend worming the sheep! Hope Tom, Dick and Harry (the Rams) have done their part!

December 17th, 2015|Categories: Sheep|Tags: , , |

First Frost of the Year

Christmas is coming fast! We have had the first severe frost of the year today. Winter at last! Beef and lamb can be supplied to Heckingham Manor from our farm. Please email us before your arrival. We have had a superb summer and this picture of a barn owl from [...]

November 25th, 2015|Categories: Catering, Heckingham Manor, Meat Sales|Tags: , , , |

Wonderful Summer

What a great summer we are having. There have been such lovely families at the Manor this month. The farm walk has been very popular and Nick enjoys talking about the great wildlife around here and what we do on the farm to help feed the birds in the winter.

August 31st, 2015|Categories: Farm, Heckingham Manor|Tags: , |

Improvements for the next season

Heckingham Manor has had an additional shower added to the main bathroom, please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment! The new French property near Bergerac has been completed and a discount of £100 for bookings before the 1st of April is offered.  It sleeps 14 people.

March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Bergerac, Heckingham Manor|

Our lovely foals

These are our lovely foals, stable names Bugs and Bunnie! By Billy Um Bongo and Billy Congo. Bunnie was a premature foal. She is growing well and has made up for it!    

October 29th, 2014|Categories: Horses|Tags: |

In lamb ewes for sale

In lamb ewes for sale,  Texel x  scanned  in lamb to Charollais.   Approximately 35 ewes, will split.  Please call 01508 548079 for details.

February 19th, 2014|Categories: Sheep|Tags: , , , |

Autumn at the holiday cottages

With the summer extending into October, the excellent weather was enjoyed by all.  We would like to hear about places you have eaten at around our holiday cottages, particularly your view of their price and quality of food.  Loddon Swan has been enjoyed by many  (a little pricey but worth [...]

November 30th, 2013|Categories: Heckingham Hall, Heckingham Manor, Hellington Hall, Holiday cottages|

August at the holiday cottages

August has flown by with the weather being as good as it could be!    The pool was enjoyed by all.   All the holiday cottages were fully booked.   We have numerous bookings for 2014 so to avoid disappointment please do book well in advance. We want to make your stay as [...]

September 11th, 2013|Categories: Holiday cottages|Tags: , , |

July on the Farm

July started with a farm walk for 22 people.    This was followed by a high tea  on the lawn  in front of the Hall.  Everyone enjoyed looking at the sheep and cattle.  A lovely sunny day and a good time was had by all.  More fat lambs were sold.   Barley [...]

August 12th, 2013|Categories: Catering, Farm, Red Poll Cattle|Tags: , , , , , , |

June on the farm

  Cattle are settled at grass although grass growth still appears slow.   15 new Red Poll heifers arrived from Sally and Ed Turner's, Seahawk herd.   These young heifers will be put to the Red Poll bull next month. Sheep shearing took place at the start of June with the contractors [...]

July 12th, 2013|Categories: Farm, Red Poll Cattle, Sheep|Tags: , , , |

May on the farm

The farm is looking as well as could be expected.  Although amazingly it is in need of some rain!   All the cattle are out at grass which is a great relief for myself and them.   On the 23rd May, I headed to Malvern for the National Beef Association's Beef Expo [...]

June 12th, 2013|Categories: Farm, Livestock|Tags: , , , , |
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