News and Events

Filling Up for winter!

August 25th, 2014

Bees and Butterflies buisy filling up on the last of the nectar Winters coming,Ugh!!!Tortoise Shell Butterfly Bumble Bee

Baby Swallows have fledged!

August 24th, 2014

Managed to catch the baby Swallows before they departed, amazing how they can fly as soon as they leave the nest!!!Baby Swallow 2014Swallows have fledged

Baby Swallows

August 22nd, 2014

It has been a good summer here at Holebrook for the Swallows, they have managed two clutches, this is the last nest about to fledge, little do they know of the journey they will soon embark on. We wish them well and look forward to they`re return next year!!!!Swallows

T Litter.

August 4th, 2014

From Womb mates, to bosom pals!!

First glimpses of our new puppies just a few hours old born to Mocha (CH Tickbern Never say Never) x Tickbern Over the Moon (Jake) 3 girls 2 boys.T litter 4 8 2014

Summer Flowers

June 25th, 2014

It`s now summer at Holebrook and the flowers keep coming, Foxgloves, Thistle and Orchids, such a beautiful time of year!!Orchids Thistle flowers foxgloves

Hay Making at Holebrook 2014

June 20th, 2014

That time again, fair weather over the past week has allowed us to crack on with haylage and hay making. The kids ( Jake & Mel pictured) have supervised the cut, while Eve, at ten years old still manages to get on top of quality control. The start of the fifth day saw fields of round bales, (a bumper crop) ground drying, a chance to get them in to the barns and by 8pm job done!!!Kids supervising the hay cut Eve carries out quality control Early start two fields to go Long shadows long day last one


Misty`s new colt

May 30th, 2014

A new skewbald colt born at midnight to Misty Morning of Catchpool, mother and son doing well. He will be known as Tickners Rockin Robin.Misty`s new colt 2 Misty`s new colt

Springtime at Holebrook

May 13th, 2014

Spring is always a beautiful time of year at Holebrook and 2014 is no exception, wild flowers are glorious, and the new buds bursting, birds nesting, hay fields full of grass, dogs at last are almost mud free!! Mother nature at her best!!!!!2014 kids in the hay field 2014 bluebells 2014 bracken unfolding 2014 buttercups 2014 dandilion 2014 fish pond wakens 2014 fresh spring grass 2014 gorse 2014 hay fields 2014 honeysuckle 2014 Jakey boy clearing rocks 2014 Jakey boy luvin the sun 2014 Melly belle 2014 Miss-Chief 2014 new beach leaves 2014 nothin like a roll in the hay field 2014 primrose 2014 puppy River 2014 spring water 2014 the mighty oak 2014 whisteria & roses 2014 wood violets 2014apple blossom 2014Jakey boy in the hay meadow 2014stitchwart


April 15th, 2014

Had a very successful Crufts 2014 with Team Tickbern, CH Tickbern Miss-Chief (Mel) 1st open bitch CC and reserve best of breed, CH Tickbern Never say Never (Mocha) 2nd open bitch, Tickbern Over the Moon (Jake) 2nd limit dog, Tickbern Ridin` High (Fred) 1st special yearling dog. Huge thanks to judge Mrs Jackie Green for thinking so highly of our dogs and to everyone who sent messages of congratulations.   tickbern advert crufts 2014

Virginia USA

April 14th, 2014

Just back from the Bernese specialty in Hampton Virginia USA, huge congratulations to all the winners, but also a huge congratulations to the combined clubs for an amazing show. Penny and I had just the best time, thank you to all the Berner folk who made us so welcome and we look forward to staying in touch with new found friends.