• Idyllic farm cottages

    A welcome relief from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

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  • Stunning location

    Within easy reach of everything Keswick has to offer.

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  • Family fun

    Experience the Lake District on a working hill farm.

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Herdwick sheep at Fornside Farm

The Farm

Fornside Farm is a family-run Lakeland hill farm. We mostly farm Herdwick sheep and cover 75 acres of beautiful countryside.

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Herdwick lamb meat available to buy

Herdwick Lamb

We sell seasonal, well hung Herdwick lamb with unmatched flavour. Professionally butchered and delivered to your door.

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Wool products made from our own sheep

Wool Products

We make and sell a wide range of woollen products working mainly in wool from our own sheep here at Fornside Farm.

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Fornside Farm in St John's in the Vale


We are located in St John’s in the Vale, a peaceful valley running from Threlkeld towards Thirlmere, about 4 miles east of Keswick.

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