Suppliers Wales

Welsh Mountain ewes

Welsh Mountain ewes

The suppliers listed here are based in Wales, but many supply across the UK (see each entry offering Mail Order).

See our buying guide for advice on what to look for when buying mutton.

Organic suppliers are indentified thus:


A. J. Pugh Butchers

Available by: Mail Order & Butchers Shop
www.ajpughbutchers.co.uk      01547 520786  
Harry Tuffins, Whitehall Supermarket, Knighton, Powys. LD7 1DA   Contact: Tom Pugh
Traditional Butchers offering locally sourced quality meat from two shops in Welsh Borders and online. Range includes mutton and home-made sausages.
Breed: Purebred Shropshire
Ewes or Wethers: ewes      Age: 3 years     Hanging period: 10+ days
Season available: all year round     Cuts or boxes: both
Other outlet: 46 Church St, Bishops’ Castle, Shropshire SY9 5AE

Aran Lamb

Available by: Mail Order & Farm or Shops
Mutton awards: Wales True Taste Awards
www.aran-lamb.co.uk      01678 540603/07799 576031    
Cwmonnen Farm, Llanuwchllyn, Nr Bala, Gwynedd LL23 7UG     Contacts: Maldwyn and Margaret Thomas
Award-winning farm in north Wales producing Welsh Mountain lamb and mutton.
Breed: Welsh Mountain
Ewes or Wethers: ewes      Age: 3 years +     Hanging period: 14 days
Season available: year-round     Cuts or Boxes: boxes

Daphne’s Original Welsh Lamb

Available by: Mail Order
www.daphnesoriginalwelshlamb.co.uk      01745 813552    
Rose Hill Cottage, Henllan, Denbigh LL16 5BA     Contact: Daphne Tilley
Family-run farm, locally slaughtered, delivered straight from the Welsh Hills
Breed: Beulah Mules; Beltex Texel Mules
Ewes or Wethers: ewes      Age: 2 years +     Hanging period: 21 days
Season available: winter to late-spring     Cuts or Boxes: cuts
Other Outlets: orders by telephone, some areas of London delivered by own transport, otherwise
courier.

Penrhiw Farm

Organic
Available by: Mail Order & Farm or Shops
Mutton awards: Highly Commended, Wales True Taste Awards
01449 412949    
Penrhiw Farm, Trelewis, Treharris CF46 6TA     Contact: Celia Thomas
This family-run organic hill farm above the Taf Bargoed Valley, rears its own mutton, lamb and Aberdeen Angus beef.
Breed: South Wales Mountain (Nelson)
Ewes or Wethers: ewes      Age: 2-8 years     Hanging period: 14 days
Season available: September to June     Cuts or Boxes: cuts
Other Outlets: Available from farmers’ markets at Usk, Riverside and Rhiwbina in Cardiff, and from the butcher’s shop in Treharris “Cig Mynydd Cymru”.

Rhug Estate

Organic
Available by: Mail Order & Farm Shop
www.rhug.co.uk      01490 413000     
Rhug Estate, Corwen, Denbighshire LL21 0EH
Contacts: Mr Jon Edwards, Rhug Estate (Retail Manager)/ Charlotte (sales)
Large farm shop and comprehensive mail order range from estate in North Wales; also supply wholesale.
Breed: various breeds
Ewes or Wethers: ewes      Age: 2 years +     Hanging period: 7 days
Season available: Sept, Oct, Feb & March     Cuts or Boxes: both
Other Outlets: wholesale

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Slade Farm Organics

Organic
Available by: Mail Order, Local Delivery & Farm Shop
Mutton awards: Great Taste Awards 2012 for leg of mutton
www.sladefarmorganics.com      01656 880048   
Pitcot Farm, Wick Road, St Bride’s Major, Bridgend CF32 0TF     Contact: Polly Davies
All meat is from home-grown animals. Wide range including mutton.
Breed: Romney & Romney cross
Ewes or Wethers: mostly ewes      Age: 18 months +      Hanging period: 14 days +
Season available: year-round     Cuts or Boxes: cuts

Treberfedd

Organic
Available by: Mail Order & Farm or Shops
www.treberfedd.co.uk      01570 470 672   
Dihewyd, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 7NW     Contact: Jack Cockburn (Farm Manager)
Sells mutton from own Llanwenog breed sheep.
Breed: Llanwenog
Ewes or Wethers: both       Age: 2-3½ years     Hanging period: 14 days
Season available: October to May      Cuts or Boxes: both; boxes delivered locally
Other Outlets: Organic Fresh Food Company, Lampeter

 

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