The Barefoot Shepherdess at Rohan

Alison O’Neill The Barefoot Shepherdess visited Rohan Ambleside 

Alison O’Neill, is a working shepherdess at her Shacklabank Farm, near Sedbergh. “I walk barefoot as often as I can in all weathers and on all terrains from soft green moss in the woods to cold mountain streams across muddy fields or knee deep in wild flower hay meadows. They say home is where the heart is and mine is on The Howgill Fells there soft velvet sides and stunning views in all directions call to me time and time again”.

A day in the life of a shepherdess and the challenges of running a modern day farm.

Alison’s connection with Rohan and the fusion between Traditional and Performance clothing.

Inspirational stories – Alison’s book that she is working on with photographer Ian Lawson.

Rohan Ambleside


Rohan Heritage

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