Wool Week!

Operation Wool: The Third Edition

Last week, we completed our annual wool sourcing project Operation Wool, for the third year running, collecting a record breaking 20 tonnes of Herdwick wool from around Cumbria! That’s up four tonnes from last year! If you aren’t sure what Operation Wool is, let us explain… We need wool to create our bestselling chimney draught …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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