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Welcome to the Cragend Farm blog, where we try to keep you up to date with what is going on on the farm. There are also historical entries cataloguing what has happened in the past.
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This is Bonnie, a beautiful 2 year old sheepdog from Wirlsworth in Derbyshire who came to stay with her owners Nick and Heidi in June.  She had previously been in an accident where her jaw was broken by a cow that kicked her, but she is now fully recovered and back to being her wonderful self again. During their visit they went to Keilder Forest, Warksworth Castle and Amble ...

Our thanks go to The Rothbury Highland Pipe band for sending Donna Scott out on a very rainy Thursday evening to come and play the pipes for our beacon lighting in honour of the Queens Platinum Jubilee. Despite the rain it was a momentous occasion, with Prosecco and canapes for those in attendance, and despite the rain we all had a great time, including the cows who joined in ...

This is Libby a rescue Newfoundland who came to visit us with her owners last week.  She was a gentle giant and was so good all through her stay. A new breed to add to our Rogues Gallery of wonderful dogs who are brought by their owners on holiday ere. ...

Brilliant news so far, that we have 3 bull calves born this week. ...

Lambing has started and although we have had some rain the weather is warm, and on the whole they are doing well. We have had plenty of twins and a few triplets. ...

Things to do this Summer:   Call the Midwife! Tours at Cragend Farm have started with unexpected new  information coming to light on the very first day, when Eileen Telfer and her daughter Justine, told the amazing story of her great-grandfather.   Joseph Gall, lived at ‘Craghead’ a small dwelling on the south side of the River Coquet opposite Cragend Farm. He worked for L ...

New arrivals fr April are 3 bagot goat kids. Two billys and a doe. ...

This is Cassie an 18 week old Labrador who came  to visit last week with her owners. She was such a good girl, and loved running about the farm and fields. We would like to thank her owners for taking  this great photo of her for our Rogues Gallery! Dog friendly accommodation has its perks and we absolutely loved having her stay with us. ...

Shaun Renwick is owner of Cragend Farm; a working rare-breeds farm, country holiday destination, and plantation wood of just over 40 acres in Northumberland.   In 2012 over 1000 mixed deciduous trees, including alder, rowan, beech and oak were planted, and a Scots Pine stand of 10 new trees was planted in 2019 dedicated to the loved ones of people who live, and holiday in The ...

Hidden Gem in the heart of Northumberland Stay in The Armstrong Wing=, and Super King Size bed with ensuite bath and shower room. Dog friendly, with country walks and near the beach and plenty of open spaces to enjoy. Self-catering accommodation also available. ...