Walby Farm Park is delighted to be approved as one of the Rare Breeds Survival Trust’s Conservation Farm Parks. This is in recognition of our work with some of the UK’s rarest breeds of farm animals.
Our “Conservation Breeding Groups” are
- * Bagot goats, which have fewer than 200 breeding females remaining
- * North Ronaldsay sheep, with fewer than 500 breeding females.
- * Other rare breeds on the farm include the critically rare Whitebred Shorthorn cattle, and the beautiful Wensleydale and Teeswater sheep with their long “dreadlocked” fleeces.
There are only 15 RBST Approved Centres in the UK, Walby Farm Park is the only one in Cumbria. The very first one was the ‘Cotswold Farm Park’, which was recognised by the RBST in 1973 and is now better known as “Adam’s Farm”.
We also have lots of other farmyard favourites with a few others who don’t like to be left out!
Let us introduce you to some of our favourite animal friends that you might want to meet when you visit us!