Location: Coniston, Cumbria, UK
A 5 mile round walk with a Blue Badge Guide, following the conservation story of Victorian pioneers, through the formation of the National Trust and the Beatrix Potter legacy, to the efforts of today's farmers, who strike a balance between food production and landscape protection. We will meet the farmer, John, and his livestock that thrive in this rugged landscape. Afterwards, we will take lunch at Yew Tree Farm, prepared by John's knowledgeable wife, Caroline, in the tea room originally set up by Beatrix Potter in the 1930's. Some local beers will be on offer to accompany the lunch.What's included:
5 mile walking tour with a Blue Badge Guide. Talk to the farmer and meet the livestock Lunch at Yew Tree FarmExtra information:
Meet outside the Ruskin Museum in Coniston at 10am. Appropriate outdoor wear necessary.Suitable for:
Families, Groups, Honeymoon, Kids, Solo travellersTags:
tour walking tour guided tour farm farming cattle cows sheep farming sheep pig breeds Cumbria Lake District Herdwick Herdwick sheep Belted Galloway Yew Tree Farm Beatrix Potter Miss Potter Victorian Farming methods Food production Landscape countryside walk Blue Badge Blue Badge Guide
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