Jack’s Lambing Diary

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Jack and his parents have just returned home after their week long holiday in Meadow View.  Jack is farming mad and would like to be a shepherd when he grows up, so when we said that Jack could help us this Autumn during our first lambing stint, the family jumped at the chance!  Jack joined… Read more »

February Half Term Fun

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What an action packed week our guests have had during the recent February Half Term! We enjoyed a variety of weather, from cold and dry to wet and windy!  All our guests were invited to par-take in our activities of Falconry, Pond Dipping, Woodland Fun and Archery and a new activity, exclusive to February half… Read more »

Visit from BBC Countryfile

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We were visited by the BBC Countryfile team during December whilst they filmed a piece about life on a Cornish farm at Christmas. It was very exciting for all of us, but particularly the Hawkey children who couldn’t believe they were actually going to be on TV! Adam joined Andrew in one of our fields… Read more »

The Hawkey Story at Penpont Farm – Celebrating 100 years

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Penpont Farm in Chapel Amble, North Cornwall has been in the Hawkey family for four generations. The farm has seen many changes since the family first arrived in 1915, including a sizeable holiday cottage complex.  Today Andrew, Janice and their two eldest sons, Shaun and Oliver, run the business which has diversified into holiday accommodation… Read more »