Understanding the food chain

One of our favourite parts of running a family farm stay. Collecting eggs for breakfast direct from our hens in the orchard, is just one of the magical parts of children having the opportunity to reconnect with nature. For more information on booking a family farm stay and the range of accommodation on offer visit … Continue reading Understanding the food chain

Green Energy Performance

Conventional power stations emit 1.106 pounds of CO2 per KW Our 8KW Solar array produced 7953 KW last year 7953 x 1.106lb of CO2 per kWh = 8796lb of CO2 emissions avoided A 30 year old tree is estimated to absorb 193lb of CO2 per year = 45.6 30 year old tree equivalent. source: https://newenglandcleanenergy.com/energymiser/2015/09/24/tree-math-2-solar-vs-trees-whats-the-carbon-trade-off/Continue reading Green Energy Performance

A Sustainable green holiday destination

Why Oaks Barn Farm Family Farm Stay is greener than the fields that surround us: ✓ Solar panels generate two thirds of our electricity used on the farm. ✓ Our electric car charge point works on an eco plus mode, only charging when solar panels are generating excess power to the farms use, so all … Continue reading A Sustainable green holiday destination

Exceeding Our Guest Expectations

This week has seen the enhanced installation of a guest 4G network linking The Granary, The Coach House and Shepherd's View to the EE 4G network. What this will mean for our guests, access to Netflix and Amazon Prime accounts, higher download speeds and full network access around the farm. Additional benefits have given the … Continue reading Exceeding Our Guest Expectations