Adopt an Alpaca

Welcome to Barnacre Alpacas run by Debbie and Paul Rippon. We're originally townies with office jobs from the housing estates of Nottingham and the biggest animal we'd looked after was a cat from the RSPCA. We moved to Northumberland in 2006 when Paul "accidentally" took a job here. So Debbie "accidentally" quit hers and we got our first 3 alpacas. After a lot of learning, help and hard work we have built a farm from scratch and now have around 300 alpacas! We breed and have for sale friendly champion alpacas in Northumberland and also use the fleeces of our alpacas to make beautiful hand made knitwear which you can buy at our online shop or at our alpaca farm. Whether you're an established breeder, a newcomer or just an interested visitor, we'd like to invite you to come along and see our herd, by appointment please, and find out more about why we love alpacas!


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