Hardwick and the working farm

Suffolk cross lamb at Hardwick

Hardwick is not just a place of history and beauty, it also is home to tenant farmers. Their livestock includes a variety of cattle and sheep that surround the fields at Hardwick.

It's springtime at Hardwick and we're welcoming new life where lambs have been born at the farm. Our tenant farmers rear a variety of sheep including White Faced Woodland, Jacob, Mule and Texel cross.

Suffolk cross lamb at Hardwick
Suffolk cross lamb at Hardwick
Suffolk cross lamb at Hardwick

The lorn horn cattle that surround the drive wil be a familiar memory to those who have visited Hardwick before. The farmer also rear different varieties of cattle including Stabiliser cross and Angus cross.

Hardwick's resident herd of longhorn cattle enjoy the new spring grass
A longhorn cow in the Park at Hardwick
Hardwick's resident herd of longhorn cattle enjoy the new spring grass