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Training Alpacas & Alpaca Care

Whether you are prospective, new or experienced owners of alpacas, we run different courses suited to you.

We are the only alpaca farm in the UK to offer a comprehensive range of courses designed to help you achieve your goals and ambitions.

Most of our workshops are held on a regular basis and the dates are shown below.  Our events are usually run even if it is wet, as we have purpose built, under cover facilities.

We deliberately limit the number of participants on our courses in order to create a relaxed and informal atmosphere, where everyone gets plenty of hands on experience with the alpacas, and also has the opportunity to ask those all important questions.

We provide information sheets throughout the day for you to take home.

All our courses and workshops include refreshments and special diets can be catered for.

Gift Vouchers are available for any of our courses – Just phone us to discuss your requirements.

Alpaca Encounter

Alpaca Encounter at Pure AlpacasAlpaca encounters are great fun, meeting our different groups of alpacas who will come to see you. We provide feed for people who would like to hand feed our alpacas.

We accept Encounters on a completely “ad-hoc” basis- Just ring to arrange.

£10 per person. Under 8’s free


Alpaca Experience

Alpaca Experience at Pure AlpacasWhy not spend half a day with our alpacas and us? We will show you all the basic needs of alpacas, and how to herd and handle them.

To finish, we halter some of our alpacas for a short stroll, giving you some great photo opportunities!

A real opportunity for you to get close and personal to find out whether alpacas are part of your future.

£25 per person - £40 per couple.

The following dates are available:

Alpaca Care Day

Alpaca CareThere is, of course, more to alpacas than meets the eye and so we designed this for those who want to know more. The day covers topics from how to choose the right alpacas for you, the pitfalls and signs of ill health through to what routine care is required, what medications are commonly used, their nutritional needs as well as a myriad of useful facts.

Our objective is to show you how to look after alpacas and provide you with the confidence to do so.

£40 per person - £70 per couple.

The following dates are available:

Fleece and Fibre

A practical course on how to assess the quality of a fleece both on and off the alpaca.

We will lead you through how to your select fleeces for shows or processing and how to skirt them for a successful outcome. To end, a range of ideas as to what you might like to do with your fleece.

We happily supply fleeces to skirt but why not bring yours?

Our objective is to help you understand why fleece traits are important and to show you how to skirt your fleeces.

£40 per person - £70 per couple.

The following dates are available:

Shearing

Alpaca ShearingThe ability to shear your own alpacas brings benefits to both you and your alpacas. This course offers a mix of both classroom and hands on learning.  We aim to have you shearing by the end of the workshop.

The objective of the day is to give you the knowledge and confidence to shear your own alpacas safely.

Because of the nature of the course numbers are limited so please book early.

The following dates are available:

Cost £100.00 per person plus VAT.