My Flower Year

With snow falling outside and the ground frozen and white it’s fun to look back at last year and see how the gardening year of 2020 began and then flourished.…

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First year as a Bee Keeper
Mark checks on his bee hive

First year as a Bee Keeper

While we all hunker down for winter in our lockdown world, spare a thought for the honey bees who do the same every year to stay warm and alive. During…

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Unpacking 2020
Treacle and Bosky

Unpacking 2020

Last year was extraordinary; no one could have expected what hapenned. Without doubt, it has been a time of worry and sadness and a year we will never forget. However,…

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Why Bewl Rookery

We named our B&B after the rookery opposite. The rooks gather in the trees on the edge of our field in the evenings on their way home to their nests,…

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A year in review

While the days are still short and the sun tries desperately to beat the rain and the clouds it is fun to look back and remember Spring and Summer last…

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Meet our alpacas
Alpacas at Bewl Rookery

Meet our alpacas

Our ten alpacas range in age from 8 months to 17 years old and they all have individual characters. We have 5 Huacaya and 5 Suri alpacas. Meet the Bewl…

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Alpacas at Bewl Rookery

It was more than ten years ago when I first met alpacas. I was working at the Royal Melbourne Show in Victoria, Australia and one of my jobs was to…

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A year in review
Home-grown produce for guests to enjoy

A year in review

As the cold of winter settles in and we wake each morning to a frosty garden and weather forecasters predicting snow it is fun to warm ourselves up with some…

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Planting for the future
100 mixed trees planted in November to create a copse in the corner of our field

Planting for the future

I have always treasured time walking in woods and enjoying the escape, the peace, and watching and hearing nature everywhere: kicking through the thick fallen leaves in autumn; smelling the…

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Bewl Rookery Jambusting
A collection of homemade jams from our orchard and hedgerow fruits.

Bewl Rookery Jambusting

As I was tidying up the Oak Room after our guests left I noticed one of the books on the shelf called ‘Jambusters’ written by Julie Summers and about the…

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