Welsh Farm – Doladron Farm
Doladron Farm is located in Meifod, Wales. The small village of Meifod is located in the River Vyrnwy valley near WelshPool.
The main holding has been in the Bennett family since the 1930s. It has been passed down through generations and is now on the 4th generation of farmers. The farm has grown significantly since the 1930s. Each additional holding has been added to the farm, starting with the Upper Hall Farm in the 1950’s and then Doladron Farm, which was bought in 1995.
The Bennett family, of Doladron Farm, farm just over 1,000 acres. The farm now has 140 organic dairy cows, followers 8 Welsh Part-Bred horses, 5 sheep dogs, 64,000 laying hens, 4 Sheep flocks – 250 Hill Cheviots ewes and followers, 550 Lleyn eyes and followers, Blue Faced Leicester ewes and followers, 150 Texel ewes and followers.
English Farm – Scaife Hall Farm
Scaife Hall is a working hill farm is located in the Washburn Valley, in the Nidderdale AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural beauty) which is on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North Yorkshire.
Scaife Hall Farm is home to a beautiful B&B. The B&B location is peaceful and picturesque and an ideal place in which you can relax away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Awake to the moorland views, the birds singing, the fresh clean Yorkshire air and start the day with an award winning Yorkshire Farmhouse Breakfast
On the farm Chris and Christine keep a flock of Swaledale, Mule & Blue Faced Leicester sheep which lamb from around mid March until the end of April. Sally & Meg, their Border Collies, are an essential part of Chris’s farm team. They also run a herd of Belted Galloways, a hardy native breed of cattle.
The farm has some beautiful waymarked walks which you can enjoy round the Reservoirs of Fewston, Swinsty and Thruscross and maps can be found on the Yorkshire Water website.