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Pure Bluefaced Leicester Washed and Combed Tops

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Combed pure Bluefaced Leicester Tops.  Washed and combed in Yorkshire.  Absolutely no added fibres.

A rare opportunity to buy pure Bluefaced Leicester professionally combed Tops.  From my Bluefaced Leicester sheep raised here on our farm -  sent to Yorkshire for professional washing and combing.  Incredibly soft, very clean and totally genuine.

I wanted to add a personal note here about the increase in price for the Bluefaced Leicester compared to the Wensleydale:
We shear our sheep once a year.  A Bluefaced Leicester, good strong healthy sheep, will give us approx 1.5kg of fleece before skirting and washing.  After washing and combing this will reduce to approx 0.7kg and of course incur high charges for the professional scouring.  Its just not economic to produce this luxury product.   However, we have Bluefaced Leicester washed and combed to add to some of our Wensleydale wool so we ask for a limited amount back to the farm so that we can offer this very premium product for sale while stocks last. 



You may not have used pure Bluefaced Leicester Tops before as the majority are blended with other Longwools and so I am sure you will be delighted with the quality of this product.  These combed Tops will dye beautifully, the exceptional lustre produces clear, bright colours.  

 

Our sheep are in prime condition, with their nutrition closely monitored to avoid any wool-breaks. As you can imagine, opting for professional shearers, weighing the sheep monthly and feeding every lamb twice daily for the first year, is an expensive task.

This means we are unable to offer large discounts but we will try and offer some discounts on larger orders.

Put simply - happy sheep give the best fleeces and therefore the best yarn and cutting corners gives average ones! These values are behind everything we do.

 

And finally, my website may not give you the best postage option for larger quantities.  I will always refund any postage difference or send you a pro-forma invoice in advance.

Delivery Information

 UK Shipping

 UK Shipping - £2.90 on all second class orders within mainland UK at small parcel, 1.9kg or less. 

UK Shipping - £3.40 on all first class orders within mainland UK at small parcel, 0.9kg or less OR £5.50 at small parcel, 1.9kg or less.

UK Shipping - £6.50 via Hermes for all other orders within mainland UK.

Washed fleece and dyed fleece are made to your order.  Once you place your order we will let you know if there is any delay in shipping although we do hope to despatch with a day of you placing your order.  There are certain times of the year when this may not be possible such as lambing or during woolly events that we attend. 

International Shipping

We always try to keep our costs to a minimum.  We usually use Royal Mail International Standard, which does not include Tracked and Signed.  We are given a proof of postage which includes your address details and the weight of your parcel, but you do not sign for your parcel and it is not tracked.  This service is cost effective and usually very reliable.  However, we cannot accept responsibility for your goods once they have left the UK with this service.

If you would prefer your order to be sent International Tracked & Signed then please select this option.  Your order will be fully tracked with signature on delivery and online confirmation.   

Please see the table below for prices and compensation details:

 

Weight including packaging

Europe

(Standard)

Europe

(Tracked and

Signed)

USA/Canada and Rest of World

(Standard)

USA/Canada and Rest of World

(Tracked and Signed)

250g

£4.10

£8.60

(£50 compensation)

£4.45

£9.25

(£50 compensation)

500g

£5.80

£10.15

(£50 compensation)

£8.05

£12.50

(£50 compensation)

1kg

£8.60

£12.50

(£50 compensation)

£13.30

£17.30

(£50 compensation)

1.5kg

£11.10

£17.15

(£250 compensation)

£16.50

£22.40

(£250 compensation)

2kg

£13.45

£19.10

(£250 compensation)

£19.65

£24.95

(£250 compensation)

 

For orders over 2kg please contact us for shipping charges.  We like to use the most cost effective carriers and this can change on a daily basis.  We regularly post 5kg + parcels around the world but we prefer to get the best current cost effective quote for you.

Shipping times

We try to despatch your order as soon as possible after receiving it - usually the next working day.  However, we are a working farm and occasionally unforeseen problems can occur – and we would always deal with any animal welfare issues first.  Should this happen we will post your parcel the next working day.

 

Royal Mail states the following on their website: https://www.royalmail.com/personal/international-delivery/international-standard

UK – first class – next working day

UK – second class - - up to three working days

UK – Hermes – two working days

International Standard

Europe – 3 to 5 working days

USA/Canada and Rest of the World – 5 to 7 working days

International Tracked and signed

Western Europe – within two to three working days

Eastern Europe – within three to four working days

USA/Canada and Rest of the World – within six to seven working days

If, for any reason, you are not happy with your purchase from our farm or need to exchange an item, please post it back to us.  Should you require any advice please contact us on +44 7762 787836 or email us at homefarmwensleydales@gmail.com.

If posting your return to us, please re-package your goods carefully and use the Royal Mail's Recorded Signed For™ or similar service to send your items as we cannot be held responsible for items lost in the post. Please enclose a covering letter outlining the nature of the return.

For International returns, please mark your parcel as "returned goods" otherwise it may get held up at customs which will cause your refund to be delayed.

All Returns should be posted to:

Home Farm Wensleydales
Home Farm
Arlescote
Oxfordshire 
OX17 1DQ

You have the right to cancel your order at any point up to 14 days after full receipt of the goods providing you contact us stating your desire to do so (email homefarmwensleydales@gmail.com  or call +44 7762 787836)  You will be refunded the cost of the goods but unless the item is faulty we will not be able to refund your postage. 

Combed pure Bluefaced Leicester Tops.  Washed and combed in Yorkshire.  Absolutely no added fibres.

A rare opportunity to buy pure Bluefaced Leicester professionally combed Tops.  From my Bluefaced Leicester sheep raised here on our farm -  sent to Yorkshire for professional washing and combing.  Incredibly soft, very clean and totally genuine.

I wanted to add a personal note here about the increase in price for the Bluefaced Leicester compared to the Wensleydale:
We shear our sheep once a year.  A Bluefaced Leicester, good strong healthy sheep, will give us approx 1.5kg of fleece before skirting and washing.  After washing and combing this will reduce to approx 0.7kg and of course incur high charges for the professional scouring.  Its just not economic to produce this luxury product.   However, we have Bluefaced Leicester washed and combed to add to some of our Wensleydale wool so we ask for a limited amount back to the farm so that we can offer this very premium product for sale while stocks last. 



You may not have used pure Bluefaced Leicester Tops before as the majority are blended with other Longwools and so I am sure you will be delighted with the quality of this product.  These combed Tops will dye beautifully, the exceptional lustre produces clear, bright colours.  

 

Our sheep are in prime condition, with their nutrition closely monitored to avoid any wool-breaks. As you can imagine, opting for professional shearers, weighing the sheep monthly and feeding every lamb twice daily for the first year, is an expensive task.

This means we are unable to offer large discounts but we will try and offer some discounts on larger orders.

Put simply - happy sheep give the best fleeces and therefore the best yarn and cutting corners gives average ones! These values are behind everything we do.

 

And finally, my website may not give you the best postage option for larger quantities.  I will always refund any postage difference or send you a pro-forma invoice in advance.

Delivery Information

 UK Shipping

 UK Shipping - £2.90 on all second class orders within mainland UK at small parcel, 1.9kg or less. 

UK Shipping - £3.40 on all first class orders within mainland UK at small parcel, 0.9kg or less OR £5.50 at small parcel, 1.9kg or less.

UK Shipping - £6.50 via Hermes for all other orders within mainland UK.

Washed fleece and dyed fleece are made to your order.  Once you place your order we will let you know if there is any delay in shipping although we do hope to despatch with a day of you placing your order.  There are certain times of the year when this may not be possible such as lambing or during woolly events that we attend. 

International Shipping

We always try to keep our costs to a minimum.  We usually use Royal Mail International Standard, which does not include Tracked and Signed.  We are given a proof of postage which includes your address details and the weight of your parcel, but you do not sign for your parcel and it is not tracked.  This service is cost effective and usually very reliable.  However, we cannot accept responsibility for your goods once they have left the UK with this service.

If you would prefer your order to be sent International Tracked & Signed then please select this option.  Your order will be fully tracked with signature on delivery and online confirmation.   

Please see the table below for prices and compensation details:

 

Weight including packaging

Europe

(Standard)

Europe

(Tracked and

Signed)

USA/Canada and Rest of World

(Standard)

USA/Canada and Rest of World

(Tracked and Signed)

250g

£4.10

£8.60

(£50 compensation)

£4.45

£9.25

(£50 compensation)

500g

£5.80

£10.15

(£50 compensation)

£8.05

£12.50

(£50 compensation)

1kg

£8.60

£12.50

(£50 compensation)

£13.30

£17.30

(£50 compensation)

1.5kg

£11.10

£17.15

(£250 compensation)

£16.50

£22.40

(£250 compensation)

2kg

£13.45

£19.10

(£250 compensation)

£19.65

£24.95

(£250 compensation)

 

For orders over 2kg please contact us for shipping charges.  We like to use the most cost effective carriers and this can change on a daily basis.  We regularly post 5kg + parcels around the world but we prefer to get the best current cost effective quote for you.

Shipping times

We try to despatch your order as soon as possible after receiving it - usually the next working day.  However, we are a working farm and occasionally unforeseen problems can occur – and we would always deal with any animal welfare issues first.  Should this happen we will post your parcel the next working day.

 

Royal Mail states the following on their website: https://www.royalmail.com/personal/international-delivery/international-standard

UK – first class – next working day

UK – second class - - up to three working days

UK – Hermes – two working days

International Standard

Europe – 3 to 5 working days

USA/Canada and Rest of the World – 5 to 7 working days

International Tracked and signed

Western Europe – within two to three working days

Eastern Europe – within three to four working days

USA/Canada and Rest of the World – within six to seven working days

If, for any reason, you are not happy with your purchase from our farm or need to exchange an item, please post it back to us.  Should you require any advice please contact us on +44 7762 787836 or email us at homefarmwensleydales@gmail.com.

If posting your return to us, please re-package your goods carefully and use the Royal Mail's Recorded Signed For™ or similar service to send your items as we cannot be held responsible for items lost in the post. Please enclose a covering letter outlining the nature of the return.

For International returns, please mark your parcel as "returned goods" otherwise it may get held up at customs which will cause your refund to be delayed.

All Returns should be posted to:

Home Farm Wensleydales
Home Farm
Arlescote
Oxfordshire 
OX17 1DQ

You have the right to cancel your order at any point up to 14 days after full receipt of the goods providing you contact us stating your desire to do so (email homefarmwensleydales@gmail.com  or call +44 7762 787836)  You will be refunded the cost of the goods but unless the item is faulty we will not be able to refund your postage.