Beau with his splints to help him walk while his tendons grow
We started planting the orchards in the paddocks surrounding the house in 2006. It’s taken a lot of time and hard work, but we now have over 400 fruit trees, 80 citrus trees, a variety of berries and nuts and a large vegetable plot producing seasonal favourites such as fennel, beetroot, garlic and artichokes. This […]
Sunday morning at Vale Hill, Smeaton, 5 new half brothers & sisters soaking up some morning sunshine. Progeny are from a purebred British White bull, Colonel Jnr 66X, Texas USA.
Our latest Highland calf born last night with a lot of help from us. His leg was twisted and he needed our help, lucky he is alive.
Vale Hill farm is split over two locations. The orchards and vegetable plots are located at Vale Hill, Ullina while the cattle and sheep are just down the road at Woodhouse Hill. We brought Vale Hill in 2005 which included the ruins of the original 1860’s homestead. After a massive building project, we restored the old […]
Here is our Executive Chef, David Willcocks at The Argus Dining Room using some of our Hampshire Downs lamb earlier this year. In a recent interview David said: “It’s a pleasure being able to work with such fresh ingredients direct from our farm, it is also great for skills like butchery. Here is our Head […]
We recently had Billy Law and Ewan Bell visit the farm to take a food photography masterclass. Check out Billy Law’s blog post on his tour of the farm http://atablefortwo.com.au/2013/03/deliciously-daylesford
Spring is transforming the orchards at Vale Hill farm! These Apricot trees will be full of fruit by December/January, ready for some sweet summer desserts at The Argus