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High Yewdale Farm in Cumbria

There is huge affection, both locally and nationally, for this small family run fell farm and the beautiful environment in which it is located.

It is an affection that we thought was shared by the National Trust, particularly as this was the farm that the National Trust selected for a visit by Her Majesty the Queen when she last came to Coniston in 1985;

It would be wrong not to give friends of the farm, as well as National Trust members, the opportunity to retain this way of life as Beatrix Potter intended.

It is very encouraging to see that the National Trust has changed its position on Stonehenge (see Save Stonehenge.org) and is now actually fighting hard to ensure Stonehenge gets the future it deserves. They are to be congratulated on this and similar consideration should now be given to Beatrix Potter's bequest..

If you are a member of the National Trust, please be sure to mention your membership when you write or email to Fiona Reynolds CBE in support of High Yewdale

Fiona Reynolds
Director General
National Trust
36 Queen Anne's Gate
London SW1H 9AS
United Kingdom
Fax: From UK: 0207-222-5097
From overseas: International code +44 207-222-5097

Email: Fiona Reynolds CBE

Some of the arguments that may have slipped the notice of the National Trust