Watering cans at Great Dixter, always a great photo op.

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Great Prawls Farm
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Tenterden
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Postcard from Prawls

Our diary page featuring news and photos from the farm, as well as local interest in and around Kent and East Sussex.

Looking forward to Spring & Summer gardens visits...

December 27, 2017

Kent and East Sussex have been blessed with a variety of spectacular gardens, often world famous for being the archetypal 'English Garden'. People come from far and wide to visit them, Europe, America, China and beyond - we are so lucky to have a number of them literally on our doorstep. As I write these notes, outside the wind is blowing and it carries with it flurries of sleet and snow so it's nice to think about something we can look forward to!

Watering cans at Great Dixter, always a great photo op.
Watering cans at Great Dixter, always a great photo op.

Baby Black Rhino!

March 02, 2017

A trip to Kent this year won't disappoint you, we have so much to see and do close by, a fabulous coastline to explore, historic gardens, entertainment for the children and much more besides. It's no wonder Kent was voted Europe'stop family holiday destination in 2015 by Lonely Planet. Today I've decided to pick out three local attractions our guests have enjoyed in the past and are definitely worth a visit, but honestly, I could write for a week and not cover everything that's available.

Rukuru - Baby Black Rhino at Port Lympne
Rukuru - Baby Black Rhino at Port Lympne

Christmas is a' coming...

November 08, 2016

and the goose is getting fat, not to mention the gangs of Pheasants that are currently roaming the farm! Autumn has gathered pace in the last week or so and the trees on the farm are probably now at their peak for colour. We've had a few misty mornings and a couple of frosty ones but all things considered its been perfect weather for people to enjoy a long weekend in the country. In both cottages this week, we have guests who wanted to get away from the fireworks where they live and they've thoroughly enjoyed the peace and quiet.

Our miniature Christmas Tree in Meadow last year.
Our miniature Christmas Tree in Meadow last year.

To-Whit To-Whooo

August 30, 2016

A merry note, as William Shakespeare once wrote. Barn Owls, Little Owls and Tawny Owls are all resident on the farm and are regularly being spotted by our guests, to their great enjoyment.

The Barn Owls (our absolute favourite) have had a another successful season, managing to rear two owlets in the hay barn. Late evening or very early morning are the best times to spot them hunting along the hedgerows and over the long grass. The Little Owls are also doing better than ever, such a bold and cheeky personality, it really does bring a smile to your face if you get to see them close up.

The Barn Owl, silent in flight.
The Barn Owl, silent in flight.

Lambs Ahoy!!!

April 01, 2016

It's Spring time, lambing is in full swing and our first guests of the new season have just settled in! It feels good to finally start welcoming people to the farm after what seems like a long time completing renovations, making little improvements and generally ensuring both of the cottages are spick and span. We hope everybody approves of all our hard work but most of all, enjoys their stay!

One day old twins! Everybody say awwwwww...
One day old twins! Everybody say awwwwww...

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