National Allotment Day!

National Allotment Week is here!

Who knew National Allotment Week was even a thing? Well, we didn’t but anything that encourages people to get outside and garden, we are 100 % on board with! Allotments are a great way for people who don’t have outdoor space at home to become green-fingered and grow all sorts of fruit and vegetables. There …

hanging basket full of flowers hanging against a stone wall

How to make your own gorgeous natural hanging basket

Now’s the time to be making the garden gorgeous but it’s not possible to get all the plants and things that we need. Have you ever tried making your own hanging basket? I’ve tried rejuvenating previous years’ ones by tucking in new plants and trimming away old ones, but usually resort to buying new professionally …

sheep wool insulation illustrated by a model of a house wrapped in a cosy red scarf and grey bobble hat

Sheep Wool Insulation

We’re delighted to add a range of excellent sheep wool insulation products to our range. Wool is a remarkable natural material with a range of properties depending on how you process it and where you apply it. Having wool around the home makes it a healthier and more enjoyable environment. Wool actually purifies the air. …

Operation wool involves loading 16 tonnes of Herdwick wool using a forklift truck onto 4 lorries

Operation Wool Goes Large!

We have completed our second year of our wool sourcing project ‘Operation Wool’! We collected about 16 tonnes of Herdwick wool (yes you read that correctly – 16 TONNES) directly from Cumbrian farms which will be used to create our wonderful draught excluders over the next year. Last year was our first year of Operation …

A Plant pot containing Chimney Sheeps felt shillies along with tree bark sheeps wool and rocks

Chimney Sheep Press 2019

Sally on a quest to help save the planet- Cockermouth environmentalist takes over field to give it back to nature   A huge article in our local Times and Star – All about our brand new field! The seven acre field which is located in Bassenthwaite is going to serve as a wildlife haven in …

Herdwick ewe and lamb at Crummockwater

Chimney Sheep Press 2018

2018 was a quiet year for press – but a record year for sales ! With stock flying off the shelves even in the summer season it’s not surprising there was little time for articles and interviews! Whats the best way to block up our chimney ? A little plug in a Guardian article about …

Sally Phillips owner of Chimney Sheep with dangling Chimney Sheep 12" Rounds behind her

Chimney Sheep Press 2017

After record sales in 2017 the Chimney Sheep name was becoming more and more well known. The company was looking to expand this year and further increase its sales and product range. Ahead of the Herd! A full page spread in Fires and Fireplaces magazine featured the Chimney Sheep. The article presented the Chimney Sheep …

Cartoon Sheep looking at the chimney - almost as if he's thinking of putting a Chimey Sheep up there!

Chimney Sheep Press 2016

After a brilliant year of winning multiple awards- 2016 was a quieter year news wise . But it was a year of record sales, and our first international publication! Hot Tips for Smart Saving Saga magazine wrote a small feature on great money saving ideas – Chimney Sheep was mentioned here as a good investment …

A cold winter home - showing a large covering of snow with a picteresque background into some fields also covered in snow.

Chimney Sheep Press 2015

2015 was a year of celebrating our growth as a business- after our Business Boost and Grand Designs success the Chimney Sheep name was out there and sales were increasing at a record rate! Country Homes and Interiors – Meet a country character Country Homes and Interiors – one of our first Nationwide Magazine mentions! …