Courses at Nethergill Farm

Held in our Farmhouse Field Centre – a large versatile space with floor to ceiling windows, overlooking the fells and hay meadows.

View of the farm from across the dale

Underfloor heated flagstone floor and wood burner keep everywhere nice and toasty. By using 'Bertha' our biomass boiler and sourcing timber from within the National Park we minimise our carbon footprint.

With a digital whiteboard, microscopes, webcams taking in the wildlife on the farm, comfy seating, and plenty of tables, the field centre has everything you need for an engaging and inspiring learning environment. 

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Field sessions - held across the farm, taking in the inspirational landscape across 400 acres of hill farm.

Series of Wild Workshops - day courses to be run in conjunction with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, subjects to include wild flower identification, peat restoration management, riparian activities and photography.
Cost depending on which course between £80 and £95 for the day 10am to 4pm including sandwich lunch and cakes, tea and coffee (all homemade).

To book or for more details please contact Fiona on 01756 761126
Please bring wellies and waterproof clothing.

National Meadows Celebration Day 2019

Hay meadow with wild flowers

Saturday 6th July 2019
10am - 4pm
Teeming with wildlife and a riot of colour, flower rich hay meadows are truly special.
Discover what’s being done to protect and restore these precious places, and find out how you can help. This event is part of National Meadows Day, which aims to highlight the importance of hay meadows and their conservation, to ensure their safety for future generations. Nethergill Eco Farm is the ideal venue to immerse yourself in the natural world and learn about conservation farming. 

The Nethergill Nature Barn will be open as usual on the day and visitors are welcome to walk round the hay meadows on the signposted track created around the edge of the meadow.
Tea, coffee and homemade cakes and flapjack will be available on a serve yourself honesty system.
Lots of information about hay meadows will be displayed in the Nature Barn along with a huge collection of nature items
Original artwork and prints for sale. 

The National Meadows Day coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Dales Way Association.  The long distance footpath which passes through Nethergill.  to celebrate this inspirational walk there will be lots of information on display in the Nature Barn.

Homemade refreshments available - or bring a picnic.

Location: Nethergill Farm, Oughtershaw, Buckden, BD23 5JS.

Age: All (accompanied children)

Booking: Advisable

Cost: Free, but donations to YDMT welcome

T: 01756 761126, 07854 602060

E: fiona.clark@nethergill.co.uk