The Farm

Haye Farm remains a working farm having been in the family for over fifty years. The black and white timber framed farmhouse is grade II listed; it sits at the entrance to the farmyard with its surrounding collection of farm buildings both old and new. The 50 acres of grassland comprises grazed pasture, orchard and hay meadow. The land is in a Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS) agreement with land management targeting wildlife and habitat improvement

The farm has both a pedigree herd of DEXTER CATTLE and flock of WILTSHIRE HORN SHEEP. These rare native British breeds graze the pasture and orchards and assist in work to improve the conservation value of the grassland

Haye Farm has traditional standard fruit orchards of apple, pear, plum and cherry. The orchards have been extensively replanted as part of the CSS agreement mainly with old and local varieties. The orchard fruit is sold in season and apple/pear juice is for sale throughout the year

Educational access is also funded through the CSS allowing school groups the opportunity to visit and tour the farm without charge. It gives children an insight into life on the farm and provides an opportunity to find out where their food comes from. Enquiries are welcome from any school wishing to do a farm visit