6th March 2018

Ducks, ducks and more ducks!

Ducks, ducks and more ducks! My growing obsession!
28th January 2018

Cotleigh ‘Radar’ 1987-2018

Cotleigh ‘Radar’ 1987-2018.  Sadly we have lost our beloved stallion Radar at the incredible age of 31 years.  He was the last of our Martleaves Stud […]
10th November 2017

Our African and Emden Geese are laying their eggs 3 months earlier than expected!

Our African and Emden Geese are laying their eggs 3 months earlier than expected!  Normally they lay during February so we’re very surprised to be collecting […]
26th October 2017
shih tzu

Archie the Cavalier and Max the Shih Tzu after a pamper session at Ruff Cuts Weymouth

Archie the Cavalier and Max the Shih Tzu after a pamper session at Ruff Cuts Weymouth.  Fiona has saved the day and beautified Archie and Max […]
24th October 2017

Bad Hair Day for our rare breed Polish Bantams on a rainy day here at the farm!

Bad Hair Day for our rare breed Polish Bantams on a rainy day here at the farm! Our Polly the Polish bantam is having a nightmare […]
5th August 2017
Crested incubator ducklings

Our new incubator babies being introduced to the real world!

Our new incubator babies being introduced to the real world! Our new incubator babies being introduced to the real world!  As an experiment my brother Bruce […]
22nd July 2017

Max and Gracie enjoying a play date! Shih-Tzu & Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

Max and Gracie enjoying a play date! Shih-Tzu and Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen Both, males and females should be of similar size, […]
17th June 2017

Alpaca shearing here at the farm around 9.30am today! Not for the faint hearted. They squeal!

Alpaca shearing here at the farm around 9.30am today! Not for the faint hearted. They squeal! Come and see them turn from a wooley jumper into […]
21st April 2017
Archie, our resident Cavalier king Charles Spaniel

Archie, our resident Cavalier King Charles Spaniel welcoming guests

Archie, our resident Cavalier King Charles Spaniel welcoming guests to the B&B yesterday. He loves lots of attention but at 10 years old is rather deaf! Archie, […]
10th April 2017
Max after his pamper sessiom

Max our adorable Shih-Tzu after his pamper session earlier today at Barkingham Palace

Max our adorable Shih-Tzu after his pamper session earlier today at Barkingham Palace near Weymouth. Max could be mistaken for a teddy bear. His temperament is perfect. […]
31st March 2017
Hayley & James

Appreciating the British things in life. Blog from a daughter.

Appreciating the British things in life. Blog from a daughter. My husband James and I have just returned from 132 days backpacking in South East Asia […]
26th March 2017
Rosie the English Setter came to stay at the B&B

Rosie the English Setter came to stay at the B&B

Rosie the English Setter came to stay at the B&B.  Just 22 months old, Rosie took her owners Judy & Michael off for an 18 mile […]
20th March 2017
Best selfie ever! Pet pig George posed happily with Hayley.

Best selfie ever! Pet pig George posed happily with Hayley

Best selfie ever! Pet pig George posed happily with Hayley.  He loves having his photo taken.  George must be the most photographed pig ever! With James […]
13th March 2017
cubs

Weymouth South Cubs came to visit the farm

The Cubs came to visit the farm in force.   Weymouth South Cubs came to visit the farm last week and for many of them it […]
4th December 2016
Golden Pheasant

Our Golden Pheasant

Our beautiful ornamental pheasants on the terrace earlier today. Smaller than a pheasant, the male Golden Pheasant is very brightly coloured with a yellow crown and […]
18th November 2016
Pheasants Behaving Badly

Pheasants Behaving Badly…

Why does our beautiful Lady Amherst's pheasant constantly circle and hiss at our other pheasants, male & female?
18th October 2016
Pot belly Pig

Our Pet Pigs

Wake UP George! Come ON! We're supposed to be the main attraction at the B&B!
12th October 2016
African Geese

African Geese

The 2 new African Geese have settled in well.
12th October 2016
Cavalier King Charles

Our King Charles

Archie our Cavalier King Charles taking a well earned nap at the B&B
20th July 2016
Protecting the Little Tern

Protecting the Little Tern

RSPB volunteers staying with us and doing a great job protecting the Little Tern on Chesil Beach.