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Dales Discoveries

The Wensleydale Farmer's Experience

  • Location Wensleydale
  • Price from £55.00


A fun and engaging hands-on experience in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.

For a true Wensleydale experience, try out life as a farmer on the Swinithwaite Estate. Start the day with a traditional, hearty English breakfast of fresh local produce in our on-site café, then spend the day taking a close look at traditional drystone walls, feeding the animals, gathering sheep and learning about sheep are farmed. As part of the experience you will help feed the Highland cattle and the South Devon beef herd as well as help to move the stock depending on the time of year. Farm experiences always differ to include seasonal activities on the farm, and can be tailored to different requests.

Highlights include:
  • Experience stunning views in Wensleydale in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
  • The chance to experience life as a farmer!

  • Learn about sheep and the importance of farming to our economy and the sustainable process of farm-to-plate.
  • Feeding Highland cattle and our rare breed pigs.

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Luxury Accommodation

If you would like to stay with us on-site alongside your farm experience, we offer accommodation in six luxury yurts and a couples temple folly, all with their own private hot-tub!

    What's included

  • Food Each farm experience includes either breakfast (for morning experiences) or afternoon tea (for afternoon experiences) at our on-site café

    What you'll need

  • Warm Clothing
  • Waterproofs
  • Other Sturdy shoes (waterproof is best!)


Custom Policy

All our terms and conditions are available on our website here.




The Wensleydale Experience

The Wensleydale Experience is the experience provider for The Wensleydale Farmer's Experience