Lambing on Loch Lomond

The Lennox Family will be opening up their shed doors for you to experience lambing first hand and find out what 'This Farming Life' is all about!

Lambing on Loch Lomond

About Lambing on Loch Lomond

You might remember them from season 1 of The hit BBC 2 "This Farming life'.

They have been farming on Loch Lomond side since the 1750's and are into their 10th generation farming the land.

They are offering a few different events over the 3 week lambing period.
Short Weekend sessions, Lambing After school clubs, Half Day experience and a full day lambing course.

Lambing After School Club

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4.30pm to 6.30pm
15 Spaces Available per day
4 ½ years + (under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult)
£15 per person

Come and see our little lambs!

Lambing is such a wonderful time of year and what's better than coming along and seeing you’re little or bigger ones having a cuddle with our fluffy lambs. This 2 hour session allows you to visit our shed and see what lambing is all about.

During your time in the shed you will hopefully witness a live birth, we would love to guarantee this but for obvious reasons we can’t. You will get to see all the sheep getting fed and any lambs that require hand feeding.

There will be plenty of time to handle young lambs and ask questions.

Come along and enjoy an exciting and education after school clubs with a difference!!!

Lambing Weekend Sessions

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These are 1 hour and 30 min sessions.
2pm to 3.30pm or 4pm to 5.30pm
15 Spaces Available per session
under 16's must be accompanied by a paying adult
£10 per person

~~New to our Lambing Experiences at Shantron Farm~~

Due to high levels of demand we are now offering weekend sessions

The weekend sessions are open to all ages, but it is recomended that under 1 year olds don't attend (but if they must, they do not need a ticket and there is no charge for them)

Lambing is such a wonderful time of year and what's better than coming along, visit our shed and see what lambing is all about. There is always lots going on and you will get to see what we get up to.

During your time in the shed you will hopefully witness a live birth, we would love to guarantee this but for obvious reasons we can’t. You may get to see all the sheep getting fed and any lambs that require hand feeding.

There will be plenty of time to handle young lambs and ask questions.

Come along and enjoy a fun, exciting, education and fluffy weekend session.

Full Day Lambing Course

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Sat 27th April
10.30am to 5pm
8 Spaces Available per day
13 years + (under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult)
£95 per person

Come and experience life on a Scottish hill sheep farm at the busiest time of year…….Lambing time!

You will join the Lennox family, Bobby, Anne, Kay and Dougie (as seen on TV – BBC2 – “This Farming Life”), get hands-on learning through a typical farming day, experience all about the different aspects of lambing.

The informal, action packed day will include the theory of the full breeding cycle, caring for pregnant sheep, recognising labour, common problems and taking part in the everyday tasks at lambing time.

We have approximately 1500 ewes here at Shantron and you should experience at least one live birth during the day (but as with any animal, nothing can be guaranteed). If births do happen during the day, you will have the opportunity to get really hands-on.

This experience is suitable for complete beginners – no previous stock handling experience is required – with a keen interest into what really happens at lambing time. It is also an informative course for sheep keepers with smaller flocks and limited experience who are looking to learn more about lambing time.

There will also be plenty time in the day to handle young lambs, and feed any lambs that require hand feeding.

Included in your full day Lambing Course experience will be a home cooked farmhouse lunch cooked by Anne.

Spaces are limited with only 8 places available on each day, this ensures that you get the best hands on lambing experience possible as well as ensuring the well-being of the sheep.

Half Day Lambing Experience

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Sat 27th April
2pm to 5pm
8 Spaces Available per day
13 years + (under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult)
£50 per person

Get hands on at Lambing time!

This is a wonderful opportunity to spend a few hours in our lambing shed. You

will be able to get involved and help Bobby in the sheds within a typical daily routine in the lambing shed. Feeding sheep, bedding the pens, feeding any lambs that require hand feeding, moving the mothers and their lambs to the fields, walking the fields to check on the sheep and monitoring the sheep.

During your time in the shed you will hopefully witness a live birth, we would love to guarantee this but for obvious reasons we can’t. There will however be plenty of time to handle young lambs and share in this rare opportunity to be up close and hand on with this half day experience.


Directions/Finding us
If you want to use google maps. Just type Shantron Farm B&B you should be able to click that and it will take you directly to our farm. Alternativly follow these directions.
Traveling North, turn left onto the A817 for 400 meters then turn left into the Farm. (we are 4 miles south of Luss)

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Lambing on Loch Lomond are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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