A Place to Grow

Food growing courses at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Want to learn how to grow your own food? Rachel Hammond and the edge landscaping team with help from the Sheepdrove team are busy setting up demonstration and teaching market garden and polytunnel to welcome the students for our inaugural food growing course at the beginning of September – which, we are thrilled to announce, […]

Tipi Wedding Open Day

Tipi Wedding Open Day at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Don’t miss Forest Edge Tipis’ End of Season Showcase at Sheepdrove! It’s your last chance to see the tipis up and wedding ready this year! WHERE?Sunday 17th September 11am-4pm  WHEN?Sheepdrove Organic Farm up on the beautiful Lambourn Downs on the Berkshire/Oxfordshire border.  WHAT?Two tipi locationsNewly released datesView indoor ceremony spacesLocal suppliers Exciting new woodland ceremony areaView the on-site […]

August Wedding Open Evening

Tepee wedding celebration

Looking for a wedding venue with a rural-chic vibe? Our August Wedding Open Evening is on Thursday 10th August from 4-9pm. If you are dreaming of an outdoor wedding Sheepdrove is the perfect setting for a striking, magical and wildly romantic tipi wedding.  The natural canvas of wooden poles of these stunning structures offer a fabulous […]

Become a Food Grower

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In September, Sheepdrove will be hosting a free training course for new growers. Funded by North Wessex Downs AONB and Farming in Protected Landscapes, the 5-day hands-on course will be delivered by edge, a Newbury based non-profit landscape design agency specialising in sustainable food production, and takes place in the market garden and poly tunnel […]

A Walk Around the Lambourn Downs

We were really excited to take part in the third North Wessex Downs AONB Walking Festival this June. Our ramble across the network of drover’s roads, waysides and footpaths that criss cross the farm took place on the last day of the festival. Afterwards we were joined by Lambourn based archeologist Bob Brewer for an […]

Wedding Open Evening

The Oak Room at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

Looking for a wedding venue that offers a modern rustic vibe, hidden away in beautiful unspoilt countryside? Sheepdrove is hosting wedding viewings on Thursday 22nd June 6-9pm. The Oak Room at Sheepdrove is a contemporary long barn constructed with the curved timbers of a traditional cruck frame. Or, if you are considering an intimate wedding […]

North Wessex Downs Walking Festival

Sheepdrove walking trails

North Wessex Downs AONB are holding their third Walking Festival at the beginning of June and we are really excited to be taking part this year.  There is really something for everyone with 27 walks with opportunities to seek out wildlife or history, visit a working farm or simply soak up the views from the […]

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

A bee

We were thrilled to host Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Plantlife for a fascinating two day Open Farm Event at Sheepdrove. There were fascinating talks on bumblebee identification, monitoring and ecology and how to create pollinator positive habitats. We learned about Bee Steward, a computer software tool designed to help farmers and land managers to understand […]

Green Weekend in Lambourn Valley

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We are delighted to be part of the inaugural Green Weekend in the Lambourn Valley!  12.30pm Tour of Reedbed Water Filtration System and Ancient Woodland Sheepdrove Organic FarmLearn how Sheepdrove’s reed bed wetland filters all the sewage on the farm and operates with no chemicals or machinery, relying entirely on gravity to create a flow […]

Beekeepers at Sheepdrove

Members of The Natural Beekeeping Trust attend the 2023 conference at Sheepdrove Organic Farm

According to Albert Einstein, our very existence is inextricably linked to bees – he is reputed to have said: “If the bee disappears off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left.” We were immensely privileged to host the The Natural Beekeeping Trust (NBKT) for a two day […]