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The 100 Tree Cragend Challenge Cragend Farm’s new project for 2021 is to plant 10 Trees of 10 Varieties to commemorate 10 years of our journey to restore Cragend for future generations.  We have invested in the trees, their plant pots, which will be their homes until they are planted out, and their species passports. The timber ‘parkland’ stakes we use are hand-made. Plea ...

Sanctuary This beautiful scene is our farm in January with a sprinkling of snow. We offer sanctuary, rest and recuperation to those who are in need and are looking forward to offering our bed and Breakfast rooms and our self catering holiday cottage as soon as allowed. A rural farm, located near the Northumbrian coast, we look forward to welcoming guests in 2021. ...

Award Winning Accommodation again for 2020 at Cragend Grange B&B. We would like to thank everyone who visited in us in 2020. Their reviews have meant that we retain our amazing track record of being an exceptional holiday accommodation provider. It was a very short season due to the Covid-19  Pandemic  and we maintained our high standards and still managed to make eve ...

Celebrate 2021 We are celebrating a Decade of being part of Cragend Farm history this year and hope to celebrate with many photos and updates on our progress. Watch this space! ...

Just a short note to say that our dear friend and neighbour Margaret Straughan passed away on 31st December New Years Eve 2020 after a brave battle with cancer. She has been a major part of our lives since we bought Cragend Farm in 2010 and was a vital part of piecing together the history of the farm. She was a kind and jolly neighbour, sharing recipes and thoughts for the da ...

Cattle Update: Our rare breed cattle are a tough breed and winter outside. They are hardy but nonetheless they still like a treat from time to time.   Living outside is a healthier option for them, despite the rain and cold, and we check them regularly to make sure they are fine. See our short video here or on youtube about them noshing from the buckets. They respond well t ...

Christmas may almost be here with the thought of a restful time and a few days off for many. However, Farming is a 365 days a year profession and we have to feed all our animals as well as care for their needs.   £10 buys a bag of feed or bedding. You can use our 'Crowdfunder Cragend Farm' via google or apply for a sponsorship form.   Avian flu has been headlined rece ...

Cragend Farm, Cragend Grange and East Cottage have all received super reviews this year and we want to thank everyone who has come to stay  with us, and given us these wonderful testimonies. Booking is now available for 2021. Thank you! ...

Competition winners:   The names of our new heifers are:   Lady Margaret of Armstrong Christmas Cracker   We thank everyone who entered and pledged. ...

Win the chance to name our Rare Breed calf! We are pleased to announce to all our supporters that we need you to get your thinking caps on! Can you help us name the two new calves we have had this year for their registration papers? This name will appear on their Pedigree Certificate and the winners will receive a copy of this by post plus a photo of your chosen calf Eve ...