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10 Lambing Experiences on Scottish Farms

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Lambing experiences are a brilliant way for every member of the family to enjoy the countryside. Here are some of our favourite Scottish farms where you can meet new lambs and their mums, maybe even feed and pet new lambs and speak to the famer about life on the farm at lambing time - how do they care for all those sheep and lambs and what happens when the lambs need a little bit of extra care and attention?

All Scottish lambing experiences book up quickly so read on 👀


Wheelchair Accessible Experiences in Fife ...

Bellevue Farm, Arran

At The Rings & Ring Farm Experiences in Fife, their lambing tours with wheelchair accessibility are very popular. Bookings can be made via their website. The arrival of 370 lambs has already begun and accessible lambing tours run until 16th March. The farm has Scotch Mule, Texel Cross, Suffolk Cross, Cheviots and is expecting some cross lambs.

At Davochfin Farm, Dornoch, lambing begins on 8th March where the Smith family are expecting 200 lambs from their 100 Texel and Mule ewes. You can book to visit the new lambs and their mums in the lambing shed on the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th March on the Davochfin Farm website.

At Solsgirth Home Farm, they start lambing mid-March and you can visit for a lambing experience on weekdays from Monday 25th March to Friday 12th April. Solsgirth is expecting 185 lambs from 120 Mule Cross sheep.

Lots of varieties of sheep to meet ...

Newton Farm, Angus

Not far from Glasgow at Kilmacolm Farm Tours, Wendy and James will welcome over 630 lambs to their farm from their flock of 420 North Country Cheviot ewes. Members of the public can take a tour to meet the new lambs at Kilmacolm from 29th March to 21st April.

About 250 lambs will be born at Newton Farm Holidays & Tours in Angus this year from 160 ewes of several different breeds - including Blue texel, Beltex, Zwartble, Suffolk cross, Lleyn, Cheviot and Mules. Farmer Lou and her team will be on hand to help you spot the difference with daily tours starting around 30th March.

From 31st March, Bellevue Farm, Arran, is expecting 360 lambs to be born from their 200 Beltex and Mule Ewes. The Currie family and their team look forward to welcoming visitors to their lambing experience, also from the 31st March and you’ll find full information and dates on their website.

More lambs to come in April & beyond!

Lennox of Lomond, Argyll

In the Scottish Borders, Farmer Fenwick and the Jacksons at Jedburgh family care for 800 sheep including Texel and Beltex. Their lambing experiences are known to sell out quickly, and take place from 1st April until June!

Incheoch Farm in Perthshire, will be opening up their lambing shed twice daily for visits from 6th to 14th April. At the McGowans farm, they breed sheep for other farmers so they have a huge flock of over 1100, both Texel and Llwyn, and they estimate that they’ll have 1870 new lambs during March and the end of April.

Carmont Valley Livestock near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire, is opening the doors to their lambing shed and welcoming visitors to meet new lambs on the farm from 16th to 24th April. The Robertsons look forward to welcoming 200 lambs from their 120 Lleyn & Texel ewes.

And on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, at Lennox of Lomond, 1100 Blackface Ewes are expected to produce 1000 lambs between 23rd April to 5th May. Join the Lennox clan for visits to the lambing shed, starting from 23rd April.  

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