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Teesdale Alpacas

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Fantastic day Alpaca Trekking

Fantastic experience, Doug & Sam are a lovely couple, very knowledgable about their Alpacas, The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Juliewetherell
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Trimdon Grange, United Kingdom
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Amazing!

We had a great afternoon! Doug and Sam were so friendly, so welcoming and very informative! We were... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2019
Lizspeaks94
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Advance Booking Required : We are a working Alpaca Farm and run Alpaca Treks throughout the year subject to the Great British Weather! We can tailor a trek to suit and can arrange special Treks and Visits - Just ask and we'll see what we can do...more
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| Jock House Barn, Boldron, Barnard Castle DL12 9SP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic experience, Doug & Sam are a lovely couple, very knowledgable about their Alpacas, The Trekking was amazing all over their land then down to the river. Not rushed very laid back & value for money. Couldn’t recommend this amazing experience The Alpacas & Llamas...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Doug_C_v, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Julie for your comments. We really enjoyed having you all here and chatting to you. Look forward to seeing some or all of you again soon - keep an eye on our facebook page for our births !! I hope you both have a...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

We had a great afternoon! Doug and Sam were so friendly, so welcoming and very informative! We were introduced by name to several alpacas, walked 4 of them and hand fed them. The whole experience was very personal and laid back. It's obvious that all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Doug_C_v, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Thanks for your lovely review ! We enjoyed meeting you all and introducing you to our little gang....and we were lucky with some nice weather which is a great bonus at this time of year ! Look forward to seeing you again perhaps when it's...More

Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Alpaca trekking was on my bucket list and after reading the reviews on here I decided to arrange it with Teesdale Alpacas. It was easy to book, a reasonable price and the owner (Doug) was very friendly and welcoming so I would definitely recommend it....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2019

So glad you had a nice time and it was lovely chatting to you - hope to welcome you back perhaps in the future - maybe when we get our new llamas trained up ;-) Thanks Doug.

Reviewed October 10, 2018

Fantastic outing with a very knowledgeable guide! It was our pleasure to be walked by these beautiful, unique and full of personality Alpacas. I now have a new found love, respect and knowledge about Alpaca's. I thoroughly enjoyed our morning excursion. Doug was compassionate about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded October 13, 2018

Thanks Theresa for your lovely review. We are so happy you enjoyed your visit - I think you timed it well as the weather has definitely turned now !! We hope to welcome you back sometime for another visit. All the best, Doug, Sam and...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Myself and 7 friends attended an Alpaca trek on a Saturday afternoon. The trek was fantastic - Doug and Sam were incredibly friendly and answered all of our many, many questions about the Alpacas! The best thing about it was there was no rush; no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

So glad you had a nice time - We enjoyed talking to you all and we do like to keep it nice and relaxed. All the best, Doug, Sam and the 'paca gang :-)

Reviewed September 24, 2018

I took my husband for the Alpaca trek for his 30th birthday and we couldn't have been happier. The Alpacas are clearly happy little chappies and love human interaction. Sam and Doug clearly love their Alpacas and know everything about each individual animal and all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks very much for the lovely review - we both enjoyed chatting with you and sharing a little time with the alpacas - I hope the rest of your break went well and hope to see you back again sometime perhaps. BR Doug, Sam and...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Visited Teesdale Alpacas on a Saturday Morning with my friend and Sam was looking after us. She is so friendly and gives you loads of information about the alpacas! Not only did we get to walk with an alpaca but we got to go into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

It was lovely to meet you both and thank you for the kind review. We are very happy that you had a great time. Alpacas are the just the best! Hopefully we will meet again :)

Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited today with family! Was amazing! Everyone was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The alpacas were amazing and friendly. Great family day out! Would definitely return.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you for the lovely review. Hope to see you again sometime :)

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We took our granddaughter for a walk with Doug’s alpacas. This was our first introduction to these wonderful animals. Before we began the walk Doug gave us some background information about them. Their likes and dislikes and also instructions on the best way to handle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Very many thanks for such a great review....I'll have to think about adding in a cautionary note or something about my humour !! We do like to have a very personal approach to our visits and it's great to get enthusiastic feedback. We look forward...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Today we visited Teesdale Alpacas, we were greeted by Doug who owns the Alpacas. We walked 2 of the alpacas with our grandson holding an extra lead on mine. Absolutely fantastic, highly recommended.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Doug S, Owner at Teesdale Alpacas, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Glad you all enjoyed your visit Michelle. Many thanks, Doug.

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Gillian H
September 11, 2018|
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Response from Doug S | Property representative |
Farm visits are £10 per person (Min 2) and Alpaca Walks are £20 per person (again min 2) - Gift vouchers are also available for £40 - which are for two people to come for a walk. Thanks, Doug
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