Slower maturing lambs in their second summer (sometimes known as hoggets)
We believe this is the best you can get – slowly matured, full of good flavour and size.
This half a lamb box generally contains:-
January/February through to June/July/Aug
(insulated box for delivery £8 extra - any delivery charges extra)
Our lambs graze the wildflower meadows and surrounding pastures here at Troutsdale Farm all summer, reaching maturity in the autumn.
This half a lamb box generally contains:-
Available: July – December
(insulated box for delivery £8 - any delivery charges extra)
We sell boxes of fresh lamb (choose from 1/2 lamb or full lamb) ready for the oven or freezer.
Fully prepared by professional local butcher.
Our tasty boxes can include a range of popular joints or mince.
The Shropshire breed of lamb we feel is special - we find it succulent, tasty and renowned for its quality and traditional flavour.
This is one of the oldest breeds in the country - and not available to buy generally- we feel you really are getting something special!
We are members of the Shropshire Sheep Breed Association where our pedigree flock is registered.
We sell prime quality Shropshire lamb produced from our own flock and reared on our own pastures on the South West Edge of the Peak District National Park.
Our lamb is available as:-
If you are interested in ordering, please send us a message via the enquiry form on the Contact Us page - or if you would like to be put on our mailing list for noticfication of when our lamb will be available.
If you coming to stay with us in our holiday cottages and would like purchase some locally sourced lamb from the Peak District home with you - then please let us know, and we will see if we can arrange for some to be ready for you to take home.
Any lamb purchased really helps support this traditional special breed of sheep, and has helped to get the breed out of Rare Breed Status to Tradional Breed Status with the Rare Breed Survival Trust - and this is very much appreciated to support our wonderful flock of special Shropshire Breed Sheep - Thank you.
A few recipes to try using our lamb - we will keep adding to the list!
From quick and easy seasonal recipes from some of the best chefs designed to spice up your everyday menu, to helpful hints on which cuts to choose when you're at the butchers' counter, it's all here!
You can also learn about the vital role that sustainable sheep farming plays in the economy by supporting rural communities across England, Ireland and France.
Mary Berry's Lamb Shank with English Vegetables - as seen on her new BBC programme (2015) 'Absolute Favourites'
Curried pulled lamb - This meltingly tender shoulder of lamb can be cooked in stages over a few days - serve as the centrepiece for an Indian feast for friends
Jamie Oliver lamb recipes - over 49 recipes for you to try with some of your Troutsdale Lamb - enjoy!
In Series 9 Episode 10, 28 November 2016, Marcus Wareing makes a delicious Hot Lamb Sandwich with a Pea and Mint Salsa using Lamb Neck - a great idea for this cut of meat.
Follow the clip for the recipe here http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04j8zkk
Leek ST13 8TJ
Tel 01538 300101
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Click below for LATEST NEWS & OFFERS from Troutsdale Farm and the Leek area.
MARCH OFFER! MOTHERS DAY SPECIALS 2017
Treat Mum in March - she is worth it!
For any remaining March breaks we will include cream tea on arrival - so you can just arrive and treat mum - you'll just need to put the kettle on for her! (Please request when booking).
Enjoy the SNOWDROP SEASON DURING FEBRUARY into MARCH -
3 SPECTACULAR SNOWDROP WALKS nearby
In the month of February the first signs of spring can be enjoyed with the lengthening days and spectacular walks in the area.
We are fortunate to be centrally located between 3 nationally renowned areas in this country for magnificent snowdrops displays that are within easy reach and offer some of the most lovely walks that you can do in this area.
For Weekend, Midweek or week breaks
Various MIDWEEK BREAKS available - Not tied to school hols or working week? - Checkout our excellent midweek break rates (with 4 nights for the price of 3)
SPRING BREAKS - Get together with family and friends in this lovely part of the Peak District ..... and explore....
check our live availability calendar
- We can accommodate week breaks, weekend breaks and midweek breaks.
- There really is so much to see and do in this lovely area to keep all the family entertained - see our 'out and about' page
We are 'Lambing Live' from the end of February/March and Aprill!
Hopefully lots of lovely lambs skipping round for our guests to enjoy in MARCH/APRIL/MAY/JUNE - come and meet the flock and the new arrivals - very welcome to try your hand at bottle feeding!!
Many of you have already met 'Evie & her flock' - dont forget if you can't make it this year you can keep upto date with what's happening on her Facebook page 'Evie's flock at Troutsdale Farm'
New for 2017! RHS Chatsworth Flower Show
7-11 June 2017
For the first time in more than a decade, the RHS Royal Horticultural Society) is embarking on a new show locally "with a style and content unlike any of its existing events" with "cutting edge design in the heart of Derbyshire"
Chatsworth is just a lovely 40 minutes drive over stunning Peak District countryside from our cottages - so be sure to to book your tickets during your stay with us, or find out more here
From 2014 to 2018 ... Peak District communities and attractions are staging events, exhibitions and talks to commemorate and remember the lives of those who lived, fought and died in the First
World War and the Second World War.
Visit the Peak District area and join in this global commemoration. See more....
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CHECK OUT THE LOVELY LOCAL COUNTRYSIDE HERE IN THIS VIDEO... (can be enlarged once you start to play)
Harvesting Video at Troutsdale Farm ...