How to Hatch Chicken Eggs

We’re hatching chicks! The chickens have been a major focal feature for Low Nest over the last 12 months. With plenty of space we decided to get a couple more chickens, but instead of just buying point of lay 14 week old chickens we fancied a challenge; hatching...

The Old Milking Parlour

  I’ve milked many a cow in those two studios. Little known fact – should the need arise you could fit 2 cows side by side in the bathrooms with room between to get in to milk them. It’s true. The old ‘Byre’ (posh name milking...

How to Climb Coniston Old Man

The Old Man of Coniston is a real special mountain. It’s easy to navigate and riddled with slate mining ruins to explore. Distance: 12km Time: 5 hours Activity Level: Strenuous Navigation Level: Medium Path condition: Good, some loose slate then steps followed...

Opening of the Low Nest Farm Honesty Box

We love our chickens, particularly the fresh eggs. However as they produce 6 eggs a day, even when we’re at full capacity we never need that many. So we’re proud to announce the opening of the Low Nest Farm Honesty Box. While romantic sounding all we did...