Nice to be seeing ewe – Spring lambs delight youngsters in half term

Lamb cuddling at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm
Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Lamb cuddling at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: Archant

Lambs of all ‘sheeps’ and sizes are among the more adorable clues that a new season is under way in Suffolk this half term.

Half term fun with spring lambs at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Half term fun with spring lambs at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: Archant

Families have been flocking to Baylham House Rare Breeds Farm for hands-on cuddling sessions with the fluffy fledglings since it opened its doors for the new season at the weekend.

Lamb cuddling at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Lamb cuddling at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: Archant

Dozens of youngsters from Suffolk and beyond relished the opportunity for a snuggle or two as warmer weather drew bumper crowds to the attraction.

Adorable first signs of spring at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE

Adorable first signs of spring at Baylham Rare Breeds Farm Picture: RACHEL EDGE - Credit: Archant

The newborn lambs – which are welcoming visitors until the half term celebrations draw to a close on Sunday – are not the only signs that spring is on its way.

Spring is in bloom, as snowdrops blossom at Hedingham Castle. Picture: Ella Wilkinson

Spring is in bloom, as snowdrops blossom at Hedingham Castle. Picture: Ella Wilkinson - Credit: Archant

Snowdrops are already starting to bloom across Suffolk – the iconic white plants often signal a change in seasons, as they tend to grow in dry and mild weather, though they can cope with frost and rain.

Hedingham Castle has been covered in a blanket of snowdrops in recent weeks Picture: Ella Wilkinson

Hedingham Castle has been covered in a blanket of snowdrops in recent weeks Picture: Ella Wilkinson - Credit: Archant


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The striking flowers have been spotted springing up in the grounds of Hedingham Castle in recent weeks.

Send your spring-themed photos to imagecurators@archant.co.uk

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