Welcome to Hidden Valley farm, home of smallholding courses, butchery classes, farm experience days, meat boxes, rear a pig, and tales of a happy self sufficient good life.
NEW FOR 2022
Build your own course: Cherry pick the bits from all our courses that most interest you and we will build the course for you - available for two to six people. Contact us on 07870 724 042 for a chat. or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW for Summer 2022
WILD CAMPING by our river for a limited number of nights for people attending our courses. Bring your own tent but we will provide a BBQ, fire pit with your first sack of wood free; solar shower tent and composting loo tent, passing piglets and goats. Farm produce also available to purchase. Only one group at a time so no crowds. Not suitable for children under 12 or dogs. £25 per night for two people. Additional people by arrangement.
So exciting, Simon's new book
As seen on Ben Fogle's New Lives in the Wild UK revisited, on channel 5, 16th March 2021
Change your life with one of our courses
Live a smallholding life - complete immersion, 1 & 2 day courses
Good life experience - dip in and have some fun, 1 day course
Butchery course - learn how to butcher meat, cure bacon, make sausages, hams and tasty bits all from scratch, 1 & 2 day courses
Pig keeping - listening and understanding the needs of pigs and your part in their lives, 1 day course
Rear a pig - let us rear your pig for you here on our farm
Chickens - eggs and meat, what you need to know, 1 day course
Bread, butter and self sufficiency - scared of additives and processed food, we'll show you how to make it yourself, 1 day course
GIFT CERTIFICATES AVAILABLE
All courses are hands on, bespoke and individual to you, we don't put groups of people together so it's just you, us and the smallholding. That way we can concentrate on the things you want to do.
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