North Rode, Congleton, Cheshire.
CW12 2PF.
Telephone: (+44) (0) 1260 223569
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What time do you get up? Depends what is planned for the day -anytime between 5am and 8am.
  2. What animals do you have? Beef cattle, sheep, goats and hens.
  3. What do you feed your animals? Silage, hay, grass, straw and corn. Sometimes waste bread, potatoes, fodder beet and grains.
  4. What is your favourite animal on the farm? I like the cows the best.
  5. Do you enjoy looking after the animals? Yes.
  6. What was the first animal you had? A cow.
  7. How old were you when you first started farming? As soon as I could walk.
  8. Do you think you will always be a farmer? Yes
  9. If you could turn back the clock would you still be a farmer? Yes
  10. What do you like to do in your spare time? I like fishing if I have the time.
  11. Do you go on holiday? If so – who looks after the farm? Yes – we have friends and relations who look after the farm.
  12. Did you train at college to be a farmer? My mum enrolled me at college but it didn’t last long – I preferred to go to the markets.
  13. Are you a vegetarian? No
  14. What is the worst thing about being a farmer? The paper work.
  15. Have you any pets? Yes – one dog.
  16. What time do you go to bed? Usually about 11pm.
  17. Do you work on Christmas Day? Yes – the animals still need to be fed!

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A fantastic farm stay

The breakfast was the best we have had for a very long time, there was plenty of choice and it was full of flavour. A fantastic farm stay

A “true” vacation away from the city

My boyfriend and I absolutely loved this place. I’m almost afraid to give it such a good review, for fear that we won’t have a place to stay on our next vacation. It is truly a working farm and the farm animals are just outside the house you stay in. When we first arrived, Sheila […]

To be tasted to be believed

“Our second stay at Yew Tree. Sheila and Malcolm really made us feel at home. The marmalade at breakfast had to be tasted to be believed- delicious.Hope to return very soon.” Nick

Definitely stay here again

“The room was very clean, well equipped and very comfortable. There was a great selection at breakfast, very tasty too. Yew Tree is a peaceful retreat with stunning views of the local countryside. We would definitely stay here again and would totally recommend.” Claire

Breakfast was excellent

“Real farmhouse B & B. The bed was the most comfortable I have ever slept on. Breakfast was excellent with a wide choice including homemade jam and marmalade”……. Jacky

lots of wildlife

“Sheila, our host, made us very welcome on arrival, tea and the most amazing cake. Breakfast was excellent. The bedroom was very comfortable. Views over the adjoining fields were fantastic. I had a walk through the woods to the lake and saw lots of wildlife. I hope to return again. “ Marion

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