The last of this summer's open events is to take place on 6th September at Durslade Farm, Dropping Lane, Bruton, Somerset a 1000-acre mixed farming estate consisting of beef, sheep, pig and goat enterprises. The Fullblood Wagyu herd sits alongside an 80-head suckler herd and together they supply all the meat used in its Roth Bar & Grill. Farm Manager, Paul Dovey, will accompany visitors on a tour of the farm which will be followed by a presentation by the Roth Bar & Grill’s Head Chef Steve Horrell.

Here are a few more details about the day from Paul:

After registration at 10am we will board the farms people trailer and head towards Roundhill farm where we will look at Wagyu cows, bull and calves, winter housing and winter feeds and cropping.

We will then board the trailer and return to Durslade farm where we will then walk on foot through Wagyu cross animals and Angus and Hereford cattle, we will walk through a legume and herb rich sward  with mixed grazing, cattle and lambs.

We will then head onto the hill, standing above the leyline between Glastonbury and Stonehenge, we will see our sssi ancient woodland and our natural spring that feeds the cattle water troughs , if time we will visit the rare breed pigs that live in the woods,

We will then walk down the hill into the vineyard where we will have a brief tour. The trailer will be waiting for us to take us back to the restaurant.

There we will have lunch , head chef Steve Horrell will talk about the qualities of Wagyu (followed by Mike's talk)

After lunch, guests are free to leave or visit the art gallery and flower gardens.

These events will be of interest to farmers, butchers and the hospitality sector and will cover production, cooking and sourcing of Wagyu beef. Wagyu is a breed on the march so please come and join us at this Open Day.

Please email to register your attendance and we look forward to seeing you in Somerset.