This month has been one of the busiest we've had here at Treeside! Not only has our website and Social Media attracted more visitors than ever, we've had a great number of visitors to the farm to join us for treks. We are so happy so many of you could join us! In the month… Continue reading April 2019
Macmillan Coffee Morning!
We cannot tell you how grateful we are for all of the support our lovely followers, family and friends showed us today! We had a thoroughly enjoyable coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and raised a whopping £241.61! Thank you all so very much and we look forward to having one again soon!
Near, far, wherever you are….
We have been to so many different events this year in our local area and a little further afield. We have enjoyed taking part in such a varied style of days including a wool festival, Yorkshire day, village galas and local festivals. We just love seeing excited faces and eager chatter about our Alpacas! Looking… Continue reading Near, far, wherever you are….
Treks are the best!
Trek? What's a trek? When we as Treeside Alpacas, try to explain what we do here, we get any number of questions. What's a trek? Where do you do treks? How many Alpacas do you have? People pay to walk them? That last one is particularly interesting; why do people pay to walk our Alpacas?… Continue reading Treks are the best!
So squishy: Part 2
Our last blog post described the characteristics an Alpaca’s fleece has and how it lends itself to being used for many crafts. Now you have you learnt these irresistible qualities, what can you do with the fleece you have purchased from us? We have sold carded and washed fleece at our events, which is ready… Continue reading So squishy: Part 2
Many a knitter, crocheter, spinner lust over the soft and silky fleece of Alpacas, and even more so once they learn of its fineness, thermal qualities and excellent durability despite how lightweight the fleece is! It has an amazing lustre (sheen/shine) that attracts many of us to buying jumpers, blankets, scarves all through craft fairs,… Continue reading So squishy!
There is always plenty to do here at Treeside; whether its barn and paddock maintenance, animal health checks or paperwork, there are many jobs involved with keeping Alpacas or any animal. For example; But in return they provide us with wonderfully funny moments and times of relaxation and affection, for which we are forever grateful.
Return to blogging
Hello everyone We have had many new followers on both Facebook and Instagram lately so we thought we would take the time to re-introduce ourselves and welcome everyone to our new blog. Our names are Nigel and Rosanne, and along with many members of our family we have been running Treeside Alpacas for 12 years.… Continue reading Return to blogging
A sad goodbye
Today we have some sad news about one of our dear Alpacas. It is with deep sadness we say goodbye to Wellington, one of our oldest and friendliest Alpacas, after a short illness. Wellington was a truly sweet Alpaca and we find comfort in remembering our fondest memories of him. Goodbye Wellington, you will be… Continue reading A sad goodbye
Wool Festival 2016
So it has been over two weeks since we have attended the Wool Festival at Armley Mills, and we have so much to tell you! First of all the festival was a cracking success; we had so many visitors to the stall and they all wanted to know more about our adorable Alpacas, which I… Continue reading Wool Festival 2016