News and Accolades

News from around Yew Tree Farm and the surrounding area.

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When Can I See Lambs?

When Can I See Lambs?

The overriding query we have is - When’s the best time to see lambs or bottle feed one? There is a short answer and a long answer. I will give both 🙂 Short Answer: Between late May and mid June. We don’t often have any lambs to bottle feed. Long Answer: We begin...

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Cumbrian hill farm to appear on BBC Countryfile

Cumbrian hill farm to appear on BBC Countryfile

A Lake District farm is set to appear in BBC’s flagship countryside show Countryfile on Sunday 15th August at 6.30pm. Yew Tree Farm, Coniston, run by Jon & Jo Watson is set to take centre stage, as presenters Charlotte Smith and Steve Brown take a look round the...

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Miss Potter

Miss Potter

MISS POTTER is an enchanting love story inspired by the life of Beatrix Potter - the most successful children’s author of all time. Set in London and the Lake District in 1902, the film stars Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger as Beatrix Potter, and charts the...

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