Matson Ground Farm is made up of 500ha of land, of which about 350ha is grazing land. The farm is registered as organic and certified by Organic Farmers and Growers.
Our sheep flock is made up of 700 ewes and we have 40 suckler cows.
All land is managed under a Countryside Stewardship Agreement with DEFRA. We have recently received funding through the RDPE-funded LEADER project for assistance in the purchase of mobile sheep handling equipment.
We welcome school visits. To arrange a visit please email us.
There are three SSSIs on our land. The scientific interest relates to floral species associated with wetlands, upland mires and unimproved pastures.
We produce organic store and fat lambs, and organic store and fat beef. For sales of stock please phone 015394 40880 or send us an email
We keep records of the weather - see latest figures
More about organic farming : Cumbria Organics
Our environmental policy (pdf download)