Fernhill Fleece

Fernhill Fleece is a fibre business nested in Fernhill Farm, a holistic eco-farm that sits atop the Mendip Hills, a limestone plateau rising hundreds of feet over the Somerset Levels and Moors. Jen and Andy’s large flock of hardy, native breed sheep is selectively bred to be multi- purpose – providing fine, naturally colourful fibre […]

Homegrown at Hampen

The Handy family have been farming arable and livestock at Lower Hampen farm Homegrown at Hampen – South West England Fibreshed for over 220 years. Clive and Lydia Handy are the 7th generation custodians of this 330 acre farm nestled high up in the Cotswold AONB – a magical patchwork of small fields bounded by […]

Middle Campscott Farm

Tucked away on the north Devon coast is Middle Campscott, a characterful, homely farm of 90 acres that for the past few decades has kept one of the UK’s few flocks of triple purpose sheep. For first generation farmers Lawrence and Karen the strength and viability in their farm is in diversity over intensity of […]

The Rushlade Wool Company

For many designers wool means merino, and merino means New Zealand or Australia. But Rushlade is one of few farms in the UK producing merino yarns commercially. Initially a traditional hill farm focussing on commercial meat breeds, a chance encounter at the local livestock market led to second generation farmers Jessica and husband Russ developing […]

Woodchester Yarns

Woodchester yarns and fleece are exclusively produced from the flock of Cotswold sheep that graze the Woodchester House Estate, an eighteenth century house and arboretum in a valley south of Stroud. The estate consists of a mixture of native woodland and old pasture, springs and streams. The land is organically certified with the grazing managed for […]

Dark Sky Alpacas

Dark Sky Alpacas is an alpaca breeding and fibre business nestled into the edge of Bodmin Moor in North Cornwall. The name was inspired by the moor’s status as an International Dark Sky Park and, in addition to the wonderful night skies, Wendy and Tom feel lucky to live in a such a beautiful place […]

Tamarisk Farm

A farm like no other – Tamarisk Farm is more than just breathtaking, situated as it is on Dorset’s dramatic Jurassic coastline – it is also a unique combination of old and new, traditional and modern. ‘Fundamentally organic’ since before certification existed, this 600-acre family farm grows cereal crops and livestock in a mixed rotational […]


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