Isle of Mull Self Catering Holiday Home Sleeps 10
Penmore House offers modern facilities in a stone house full of character,
set in its own beautiful surroundings.
In the business of Self Catering Tourism for more than 30 years.
Committed to, and consistently striving to, provide visitors with the very best Self Catering Holiday home experience.
The farm at Penmore runs a flock of around 100 North Country Cheviot sheep, with an Agri-Environment plan in place which ensures a suitable habitat for invertebrates primarily aimed at marsh fritillary, narrow bordered bee hawk moth, transparent burnet moth, slender scotch burnet moth, brown hare and skylark.
Scanning time, this is when we scan the ewes to find out which ones are expecting singles or twin lambs. This helps us manage our feeding in the weeks leading up to lambing time
Feeding time pre-lambing, feeding for the growing lamb / lambs.
Mid April and everything goes crazy for a few weeks. A welcome assistant at lambing time.
A busy time of year, feeding an orphan lamb. Visitors get roped in too.
Spring work continues, harrowing dead bracken and mole hills.
Marking time for the lambs
June is a lovely time of year on Mull, this is the time to see the day flying burnet moths, narrow bordered bee hawk moth, transparent burnet moth, slender scotch burnet moth, brown hare and skylark.
Weeding out ragwort on the hill with a couple of helpers.
The farm is busy, but there is always time to stop and meet the wildlife.
An Archaeology dig to reveal an ancient Corn kiln
The tups go out with the ewes in November – feeding time with help from a ‘Flat Stanley’
Tree planting wind breaks and shelter