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Shear a Sheep Experience

Experience length:  90 mins

Ever fancied having a go at shearing a sheep?

Have a small flock and want to try shearing?

Looking for something different to add to your birthday list?

7th wedding anniversary? Celebrate with wool!

This is a great experience day for anyone and everyone whether you are a sheep-lover, smallholder or just fancy having a go at something different!

Come and join us at Aberhyddnant where Paul will talk you through how to shear your very own sheep. Begin with a step by step small group demonstration by Paul who is a very experienced shearer. This is followed by individual one-to-one hands-on training where you can do as much and get as hands-on as you would like! 

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Refreshments are available throughout the experience​.

Our shearing experiences are limited to 4 people per session this ensures that you get the best hands on shearing experience possible as well as ensuring the well-being of the sheep. The session begins with an informative chat about wool, its properties and uses before getting hands on with shearing. We run sessions at the following times : 10am and 2.30pm

Please see our Need to Know section before booking.

Take it further with our fleece to felt experiences. Shear a sheep and then handmake an item to take home. 


Looking for that perfect gift? Let them choose with our range of gift vouchers.  



Need to Know

  • You must be 16 or over to attend this experience day.

  • You must arrive 10 minutes before your experience is due to start. 

  • You must attend your given slot, we will not delay the experience. 

  • Please bring wellies or old trainers and clothes that can get dirty or overalls.

  • Photos and videos will be taken during the day so you can look back on your shearing experience, if you would prefer not to be photographed please let us know.

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult. 

  • To ensure the well-being of the sheep and the quality of the experience the group sizes are kept small therefore unfortunately we do not allow bystanders on the experience.

  • Experiences last approximately 90 minutes depending on activities. 

  • Please note that there are friendly dogs on the farm. Your own dogs are sadly not welcome for this experience due to the possible stress levels for the sheep.

  • The experience is conducted with small groups so early booking is advisable if you have a particular date in mind. 

  • Undated gift certificates are also available in our shop.  

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