Meet the small team that take care of our Farm.

Farm Manager
Bob Day
Bob has been with us for over 30 years and under his attentive eye the farm has continued to prosper and thrive. Originally a farmer’s son from nearby Mickleton in Teesdale, Bob studied at Newton Rigg Agricultural College where he completed the course as top student. Following Newton Rigg he came to us as a shepherd and has been here ever since.

Farm Worker and Dry Stone Waller
Stephen Balmer
Steve started working for us at the age of 14 when he worked alongside his father, George. Steve now drives the cattle and sheep to the abattoir each week and also works hard to keep the dry stone walls maintained and in good repair.

Head Shepherd/Stockman
Jay Elliott
Jay joined us 4 years ago as a young man with a passion for farming. He is continuing to develop his skills over the years, learning all aspects of the business.

Shepherd/ Stockman and Forester
Connor Hyde
Connor recently joined us and has a passion for farming and is learning quickly. He brings with him valuable forestry skills.