Author Archives: Suzanne Benson
Both approx 10 to 11 yrs old. Very friendly, brilliant with people and children, kind and gentle. Both halter up very well and could go for short walks as pets, but not for sale as trekking animals as they can … Continue reading
Billie Jones said “I came on your llama trek last week and had a fantastic time I just wanted to share this video I made of my day with you! And happy birthday to Noodle!” Thank you for sharing this … Continue reading
Holly was born on the farm in 2014 to Lucy. She is very confident and of a very sweet nature, and enjoys a fuss. Holly was not happy when she got a new baby sister (Poppy), as she is now … Continue reading
Armani is a lovely middle aged llama who still likes to party! He has big buck teeth and shows some very funny looks which has everybody in stitches! In the herd he is happy go lucky and doesn’t get bothered … Continue reading
Socks is a feisty fella, he has some really mean looks towards his alpaca buddies as if to say, ‘watch it, I’m not to be messed with’! Being all black, (bar his two perfectly white socks up to his front … Continue reading
Yogi was born on the farm in September 2014, son of Lilly our Feisty lady llama. Yogi is not the most intelligent llama shall we say, he is short of a few brain cells, and he struggles with some of … Continue reading
Born here on the farm in August 2014, Woody is just a gorgeous little chap (taking after mum Rosebud!!). He is very confident, with a very sweet, calm nature. Chester is Woody’s uncle and Woody is luckily taking right after … Continue reading
Mischievous Little Dec is always up to tricks. If there is any ‘miss-behaving ‘ going on in the field, Dec is usually there! He is quite a chucky alpaca who loves his food, so we have to carefully watch his … Continue reading
What a sweet little guy Ant is. Very confident now he’s grown up a little and not much phases him. He loves to still follow Dec about the field but also tries to team up a little more with the … Continue reading
Gary is extremely handsome, and he knows it! He is cool, calm and confident, nothing seems to phase him! Gary is quite a laid back chap and doesn’t like to cause conflict within the herd, he would rather spend his … Continue reading
These two are quite the double act! They are extremely inquisitive and love to explore new things and have a good nosy! Ant is a little more outgoing than Dec, but his caring nature encourages Dec to feel safe and … Continue reading
Quite a while ago now, we were asked to supply some llamas for a peruvian themed fashion shoot. All of our boys are gorgeous, but we knew just the llamas for the job…who better to use than Oscar, Chester and … Continue reading
We thought we would post a little update on the infamous Freddie. If you have already met Freddie at our farm then you will know what he is like, but for everyone who hasn’t….Freddie is a VERY naughty llama, and … Continue reading
We have some new arrivals here at Kiln Farm! Gary, Ant and Dec are our new alpacas, who we intend to train to trek. Gary is 2 years old and is extremely beautiful. He is a friendly boy, and is … Continue reading
Harry & Chester were yet again the center of attention, but this time right in the middle of Leeds City centre on a very busy Saturday afternoon! We were hired to attend a wedding as a complete surprise for the … Continue reading
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This Summer has been full of social events for our cheif llama ‘Harry’. In July he was invited to the Harrogate International Centre where he was then invited to inspect the No.36 Bus! They asked Harry if he would like … Continue reading
Well after a few months running with the boys and causing havoc, Echo is finally removed from the ‘boys field’ and back with his precious ladies, Lucy, Rosebud and Lily. We must say the boys are not sorry to see … Continue reading
Our llamas really can sing! ‘As if’ I hear you say! Llamas communicate through humming to one another and will also talk to us humans through vocals. They all have different tones for different moods. Over the years we have … Continue reading
This weekend’s customers received a little more entertainment than usual on the Farm. As we prepared a large trekking group to go out on Sunday, Bertie (our most intelligent llama)! whom had been in the field all day with some … Continue reading
Our Stud Male ‘Echo’ is in detention!! With the lady llamas being quite frisky in the Summer evenings, our Echo seems to be determined to find a way to get closer to them. The other afternoon he couldn’t retain himself … Continue reading
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Nidderdale Llamas have teamed up with the National Trust at Brimham Rocks. Not only do we have treks but we also have mini treks through the school holidays. The National Trust site of amazing rock formations, views for 40 miles … Continue reading
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An introduction to the Camelid family, learn all about their origin, history, uses and behaviour, plus get to know their individual personalities. Meet the llamas and alpacas, stroking, handling as well as photo opportunities.
An experience designed for families with children (7-10 years old).This is a fun & educational experience with lots of photo opportunities, meeting and stroking the llamas and alpacas, learn the differences between them, plus some funny facts about them and … Continue reading
This is real trekking! After meeting up at the farm and an initial talk on the day about handling the llamas, we set off for this fantastic natural site where you can see unusual rock formations dating back over 300 … Continue reading
A Half Day Trek along tracks, fields and quiet country roads, stopping in a wooded area for beverages on route all carried by your llama! Then returning to the farm for a delicious homemade buffet.
After an introduction to the llamas and alpacas and selecting the most appropriate llama or alpaca for your personality! we run through how to handle them out trekking.
How do you solve a problem like Tobie? Tobie is a real character, but it is hard to explain. He seems to be confused about everything. He is extremely kind natured, innocent and curious but lacks any common sense! His … Continue reading
Rosebud can be rather meek and mild, but she also can have a bit of an attitude! She is always challenging Lilly to be chief of the females and loves to follow you around inspecting everything you do if you … Continue reading
Lucy just loves babies. She simply can’t leave them alone, which makes her perfect for her job as a mummy. She is mum to Holly and Poppy and has done a very good job. She also likes to help other … Continue reading
Lilly is in charge of the girls, it’s her way or no way! She is known on this farm as Queen Lilly. We don’t trek with our females so Lilly’s job is to raise some beautiful babies! She is mum … Continue reading
Echo is our ex stud male, he retired from his job this year (2017) after completing his job for the year and hopefully has 4 cria on the way for next year! He has made way for a new younger … Continue reading
Bertie is highly intelligent (always one step ahead of us humans!) but tends to over-analyse things then worry about them. He needs a caring handler who can give him that confidence boost and really look after him on a trek. … Continue reading
Noodle is just about through his teenage years and some days earns himself the nickname ‘Naughty Noodle’. Not that he is badly behaved as such, he just likes to push the boundaries and be as cheeky as possible! If Noodle … Continue reading
Little Chester is perfect in every way, he’s cuddly, cute, and extremely well behaved. He is always willing to please and will do almost anything you ask him to meaning he is a real all rounder! Chester does everything from … Continue reading
Ike likes to be in the spotlight of everyone’s attention, he likes to show off and act like he is better than everyone else. He will use any opportunity to make himself taller than the other llamas, challenging them, however … Continue reading
Morgan is extremely snooty and turns his nose up at anything less than high quality. We think if he was a human he would wear bow-ties, go to the opera and only ever shop at M&S. Morgan is a true … Continue reading