It is now a working Tudor farm where you can have a go at hearth cooking, breadmaking, woodcutting and caring for the animals - there are Bagot goats, English Longhorn cattle, Tamworth pigs, Cotswold sheep
and working horses.
Explore our nature trail and track down our rare breed of farm animals including the majestic Longhorn cattle, Cotswold sheep
and Gloucester Old Spot Pigs.
Visiting kids are invited to try on Tudor clothes including bonnets and breeches, watch a falconry display and see rare breeds like Cotswold sheep
and Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs.
It is something of a mystery that the Cotswold sheep
industry passed Winchcombe by.
COTSWOLD BREEDERS ASSOCIATION-Rare Cotswold Sheep
, Tony Kaminski, Registrar, PO Box 441, Manchester, MD 21102.
, which Mary Arden's father would almost certainly have kept on his farm.
In the fields there are Longhorn cattle, Cotswold sheep
and lambs and Gloucester Old Spot pigs to spot.
There is a glimpse of the church spire and the unchanged village scene of old stone houses, and over the garden wall, through an arched gateway, the safe grazing of Cotswold sheep
"There are prizewinning longhorn cattle, some of which have just calved, there are Cotswold sheep
, Gloucester Old Spot pigs, chicken and geese, a couple of oxen, plus donkeys which give rides to the children.
They are the first new animals to arrive at the farm since the foot and mouth outbreak, and have been making friends with 27 Cotswold sheep
, 20 English Longhorn cows, six Dorking hens, four Old English Game Fowl, four geese and two turkeys.
Offering quality, healthy heritage registered breeding stock: Cotswold sheep
, white & colored; Jacob sheep; Highland cattle.
Several fellow COUNTRYSIDERS have written to me asking about Cotswold sheep
. One common question was "How can I make money with purebred sheep?" Since many readers keep sheep, it occurred to me that this info might also help homesteaders make a little better return on their investment in purebred sheep.