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Explorers walk: sheep shearing

Walk to one of the oldest farms in the area and watch the sheep being sheared for the summer.

  • Booking essential
  • Free event

Join us on a walk to a local farm and learn how and why sheep need to be sheared. Distance: 3 miles I Duration: 2.5 hours (approx.)

Times

The basics

Booking details

Call 0344 249 1895 40 spaces available.

Suitability

Children welcome.

Meeting point

Meet at the Marsden Moor Office (HD7 6DH).

What to bring and wear

Please bring wellies if you have them and dress appropriately for the weather.

Accessibility

There may be some slightly muddy and steep paths, with some uneven sections. Worksheets/ID guides will be in English.

Other

No dogs please.

Contact info

Marsden Moor Estate Office

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