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
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….
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!
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.
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
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
It’s been such a long time since I wrote a post; we have been so busy here at Treeside! We have been making further preparations for attending Leeds Armley Mills Wool Festival by buying gazebos and paste tables, making up signs for people to find us, and making rather interesting things to sell as mementos… Continue reading Wool Festival Preparations
This weekend was the first sunny weekend of Spring for us in Yorkshire and as such, we thought the boys deserved a break from the barn and let them out for some much appreciated sunshine! At first Kimbo was bouncing around like a spring lamb..... Then Bomber thought it would be great to have a… Continue reading First Spring day
Wellington was one of the original four alpacas to join Treeside Alpacas back in 2005. He is cream/white with the most brilliant of topknots as can be seen in his photos below; he always seems to look down his nose at you, but thats just to see out from under his topknot! Before the alpacas… Continue reading Wellington: the bootiful one!
At Treeside Alpacas, we often find the end of a hard week can be best spent with the Alpacas. Walking them across our trek and spending time with them can be very therapeutic. In recent years, Alpacas have become part of Animal-Assisted Therapy (AAT) which is where a trained animal can be used as part… Continue reading Alpacas as Therapy