Let the Romance begin……

5th February 2015 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

I have to say I am biased…Born and bred in Northumberland  I love this place with a pashion….The people, the breathtaking skies, wide open spaces, clean fresh air, country pubs and long lazy walks. Ok it gets cold but that’s an excuse to put the fire on ! Beautiful architecture, the honeyed hews of Northumbrian sandstone, fat hedges brimming with wildlife, catching a glimpse of a white tip of an owls wing at night, birdsong from my bedroom window,our very own rare breed Dexter steak, chips, a farm fresh fried egg and a glass of red….I could go on and on ….

BUT the point of all this was to say …. Why not steal yourself  away to this hidden Jem . For our Valentines Special we are offering a bottle of fizz and some chocolates for you and your loved one to share if you book a break here at Southlands Farm Cottages…..If you want we will even have the fire on ready for your arrival… you just have to ask…..So go on let the Romance begin……..

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Studio Open

26th August 2014 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

At last my art studio is finished and I am in it and painting! It is wonderful to have my own space instead of having canvas around the house.Exciting… Read the full post

Goat’s eggs

22nd March 2014 | Charles' Rants, Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

Eighteen months a go we were given two Kune Kune pigs, sounds good so far, but the deal was that we had to take two Pygmy goats as well. It turned out that Ozzy and Woody were both castrated males so the only thing they could be good for was meat, but that really wasn’t ... Read the full post

Blowing the electricity bills away.

13th March 2014 | Charles' Rants, Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

Just over a year ago we erected a  Bergey wind turbine to provide electricity for the workshop, house and cottages. And I can now report that it has been everything that we had hoped and more. Thanks to Mike Seeley of  Inherent Energy and his team for a fantastic job.   Read the full post

Spring comes early

10th March 2014 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

So here we are not halfway through March and spring is really happening. Buds are opening, bats are flying, daisies are flowering, the grass is starting to grow and the pond is a soup of frogspawn while insects and birdsong fill the air. For me this is the very best time of year, I love ... Read the full post

Meet the new Babies!

13th February 2014 | Southlands Farm News | 1 Comment

  Here at Southlands Farm our Labrador and Sporting Lucas girls have been busy producing puppies! Firstly Widget had four puppies then Gasket had eight excactly a week later. As you can imagine life has been rather busy with 12 puppies on the farm! Now we are down to two as all the others have Read the full post

Alfies new house!

16th October 2013 | Dee's Diary, Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

Alfie our little Shetland pony has moved into his new house. He now has Woody and Ozzie the goats and the chickens for company! I think he is enjoying having friends and it is lovely having him nearer the house. Read the full post

Dexter Beef hits the big time!

9th July 2013 | Dee's Diary, Food, Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

  Raymond Blanc:How to cook well tonight 8 pm BBC2 and what’s on the menu as the finest of meats DEXTER BEEF….what more can I say except come and get yours here at Southlands Farm shop ! X Read the full post

Our First Rare Breed Dexter Beef Boxes!

20th May 2013 | Southlands Farm News | No Comments Yet

A very big THANK YOU to all those who have purchased our first Rare Breed DEXTER BEEF BOXES. They were so well received we decided to sent off one more so there is the opportunity for four more beef boxes to be purchased. The boxes will arrive back fresh this Friday and can be delivered ... Read the full post

Citroen HA van

16th May 2013 | Charles' Rants | 3 Comments

Anybody out there an H van nut, or knows someone who is? We need to find a new home for this piece of classic art. There is most of another set of panels and the motor was good. Any ideas please email Charles. Read the full post

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