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Sheep and Cattle Farm Tours.

 Book a farm tour at Benlea where you can learn about our farming operation. Only one hours drive from Christchurch in the Canterbury Foothills.

Romney Ewes on Benlea.

A mob of ewes travels along the back road to the Snowy Peak block.

Ewes and lambs in the Spring





Wander through the one acre garden around the house and enjoy home baking for morning or afternoon tea.
Available as bus tours, personalised small group tours or garden only tours.


Villa 231

Villa 231

Benlea Cottage

Benlea Cottage


Experience staying on our working farm at Benlea Cottage – holiday house style accommodation in the Canterbury foothills or try a bit of luxury at neighbouring Terrace Downs Resort at Villa 231 (Sorry – Villa 231 currently unavailable).



The autumn colours of maple leaves.

The autumn colours of maple leaves.

Street Festival, La Paz, Bolivia

Street Festival, La Paz, Bolivia.

Some photographs simply for you to enjoy.

Taken on the farm, in the garden, around New Zealand and in various countries on our travels.

There are many more on my Flickr page as well.