Blackthorn Blog

29/04/2009 - Aprils been and gone

Well its been another busy month. Lambing has been and gone with no major traumas although we deliberately kept the numbers low this year because of having to finish the lodges. All the lodges are now open and we had our quality in tourism assessment last Friday. We were awarded four stars we we were very pleased with. We are also now officially, family friendly, walker friendly, bike friendly and pet friendly. and all the appropriate logos will so be added to the site.

We've won The Shires Magazine Rural Retreat of the year 2009 award for which we get a cup and certificate.

Today we've had a farm walk with the North Yorkshire FWAG (Farm Wildlife Advisory Group) the weather turned out brilliant and we had a very pleasant afternoon taking them round the willow plantations and showing them some of the wildlife ponds.

The day got off to an interesting start when we lost all the power to the electic sockets during the night after some ferreting around I found the cause of the trouble Meg our youngest labrador had decided to shorten the electric lead on one of the freezers

 

 

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Mike and Rita Corrigan, Blackthorn Gate, Eastfields Farm, Nunthorpe, Nr Stokesley, North Yorkshire TS7 0PB
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