Herdwick on the menu

In the second half of May Brasserie Latem serves Westerplas Herdwick ('Latem lamb ').

Now and then Vooruit café Ghent serves Herdwick meat. Check the menu for this seasonal product.

Places to stay in Cumbria, we recommend

B&B High Lodore Farm, Borrowdale, Keswick, Cumbria (CA12 5UY) – tel. 0044 (0)17687 77221

B&B Nook Farm, Rosthwaite Borrowdale, Cumbria (CA12 5XB) – tel. 0044 (0)17687 77677

Crookabeck Farm, Patterdale, Penrith, Cumbria (CA11 0NP) – tel. 0044 (0) 17684 82742

Lakes Yurts at Seathwaite, Borrowdale next to the farm of the Edmundson family

Books & articles

The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District by James Rebanks

Herdwick Common by David Ellison

Geoff Brown, 2009, Herdwicks - Herdwick Sheep and the English Lake District, Hayloft Publishing LTD, Cumbria.

J. Segers & D. De Prins, 2011, We Love Lamb - 50 lamsrecepten, Linkeroever Uitgevers NV, Antwerpen.

Genetic Distinctiveness of the HerdwickSheep Breed and Two Other Locally Adapted Hill Breeds of the UK.