Farming at Lower Winskill.
Lower Winskill is an upland farm with hay meadows, limestone pastures and dry stone walls.
It is home to a flock of lambing sheep. In autumn and winter the pastures are grazed by highland cattle.
- Lambing time at Lower Winskill (3.15Mb .pdf)
- Hay time at Lower Winskill (1.2Mb .pdf)
- The Field Studies Council have reproduced a useful article describing farming in the area in the 1960s. Available here (2.23Mb .pdf)
Below you will find a gallery with some pictures of farming at Lower Winskill. If you rest your mouse over a picture it will give you a description of that picture. Click any of the pictures for a closer view.