GC66 Duncan Nelless, Thistleyhaugh Farm, Northumberland

Thistleyhaugh is a 540 ha organic family farm situated in the Coquet valley and has been in the family for over 100 years. The farm is now managed by Duncan Nelless and his brother Angus. They run a herd of 160 organic Aberdeen Angus and Hereford suckler cows along with a flock of 2000 lleyn ewes. Both are based on producing beef and lamb from pasture alone.