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
MOTHERS DAY SPECIALS WEEKENDS 2018
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).
The family can book the cottage, includes all beds made up for arrival, 2 towels each, basics like tea, coffee sugar, dishwasher tablets, washing up liquid, bin liners, etc etc - all the things that mums 'have to think about' when going away!!.......... so the family can just book the cottage for a treat and mum just has to pack a few clothes!!
We have got lovely panoramic views over Peak District countryside, doorstep walks, some great local pubs to take her out for a bit of lunch, cosy log fire to return to (with basket of logs included), a local pub will even delivery takeaway off the 'specials board', and we also have a private chef that will come in and cook as well. Oh.... and major supermarkets will do a food delivery also .... so she does not even have to think of that!!
Just trying to make it easier for a family treat mum getaway!!
Leek ST13 8TJ
Tel 01538 300101
To make a reservation now, you can also use our online form.
Click below for LATEST NEWS & OFFERS from Troutsdale Farm and the Leek area.
Old Shire Stables Cottage Special Rates - SAVE 10% on selected remaining March 2018 dates ..... or save 20% for just 2 people sharing 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom
* Go underground with a cavern walk *Cycle along the traffic free Manifold Track *Take a walk in the glorious Peak District *Enjoy 'lambing live' with us on the farm! * Eat out at good local pubs * Enjoy the nearby Spa *Get cosy with our real log fire .... *Spend time with family and friends ...
EASTER AT TROUTSDALE FARM 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'
SUMMER HOLIDAYS at Troutsdale Farm! Family BBQ's, glorious Peak District views ... AND an area with so much to do - keep everyone entertained - Get together with family and friends in this lovely part of the Peak District ..... and explore....
- Check our live availability calendar for both cottages
- 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
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)
"We very much enjoyed our stay. The cottage is so very comfortable, with lovely views. The welcoming sponge cake was very much appreciated. This is our second stay and we will be back again next year"
"Lovely cottage, lovely area, lovely holiday! Thank you"
Find out what our guests say about us in our guestbook
CHECK OUT THE LOVELY LOCAL COUNTRYSIDE HERE IN THIS VIDEO... (can be enlarged once you start to play)
Harvesting Video at Troutsdale Farm ...