Category Archives: More About Us

Paddocks communal coach house

Not exactly a snappy blog title. Yes a large upgrade project completed to ensure that the coach house can provide groups with their own large communal cooking, dining and lounge area. Also created a new dedicated barbecue area, but that … Continue reading

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Rural venue for conferences and meetings

A question we often hear on answering our phones is “I am looking for a rural venue for a conference or meeting are you really rural” This is an easy yes. Paddocks is a great rural venue for conferences and … Continue reading

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Holiday At Paddocks

We have been repeatedly asked if Paddocks is open to holiday guests. So we have decided for a few weeks across the year to make the cottages and apartments available for adult only holidays with the focus being upon offering … Continue reading

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paddocks update

March, fantastic. Lambs, calves, foals, chicks, kids – life! With life comes death. Lost an older cow and her orphaned but cheeky calf (n0 37) soon found contentment poaching milk off another cow. Cows will not let another calf near … Continue reading

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The BBC at Paddocks Ross On Wye

If any of you watched BBC2 “How safe are Britain’s Roads” 9pm 31st October you would have got a glimpse of Paddocks  as Frank was being interviewed re road safety – his profession and obsession. Yup Professor Frank McKenna is a globally recognized expert … Continue reading

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farm update

Yes the hand reared reindeer are alive, strong and gorgeous. They now take on the role of looking after other young on site. Nuzzling up to the pygmy goats and calming the newly weaned incredibly small Falabella foal. Despite the pretty poor … Continue reading

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Paddocks Update

Hand reared Reindeer calves doing great can almost see them growing. They are consuming litres of single cream a week with honey added. They are getting so greedy on the bottle that following each feed i now have to burp them patting … Continue reading

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Surprises @ Paddocks Ross On Wye

Okay back from holiday (allowed ourselves a week away, any more would be too much). Now have to try and get the site ready for a surprise retirement party weekend for Frank. Retiring this year from his Professor ship at … Continue reading

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Falabella Fun @ Paddocks

Our small April 2012 born falabella is a real character and will be sadly missed when he finds his new home. Here he is playing below – runs with the reindeer, lambs and geese. Exceptionally friendly came up to me and … Continue reading

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Reindeer calving – Born to die

Oh heck. The time and emotional investment in these little reindeer calves is huge. The two hand reared calves are now approaching 3 and 4 weeks of age and had death scares with both of them. This morning the little … Continue reading

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