The Scottish Fairy Festival with winged alpacas!

On the 8th June the alpacas we were lucky enough to be invited to the very 1st Scottish Fairy Festival, at Archerfield Walled Garden 🧚‍♂️🧚‍♂️🧚‍♂️ Of course the boys couldn't resist the invitation to get into their…

Our 1st baby cria is here!

Our 1st baby is here! He arrived in heavy rain so we’ll call him Storm. #firstcria #babyalpaca #toocute #johnmuiralpacas

May the 4th be with you!

Having a very special and quite handsome alpaca on our team called Chewpaca (aka Chewy) we felt it was only appropriate to wish you a happy Star Wars day and say, May the 4th be with you! Chewy is just a young alpaca at only 1 year old, but…

The teepees at John Muir Alpacas

It's been a long time in the making but we've finally done it and built amazing teepees at John Muir Alpacas! These beautiful tents nestle in among the scenery are in-keeping with our commitment for creating a sustainable business at John Muir…

Watch our video!

Here is a short video we made of the alpacas settling in at their lovely new home, and enjoying some of their first walks around the beautiful countryside.

Glasshouse Wedding!

We were asked by bride to be Juliette, if the alpacas would make a special appearance at the Glasshouse in Edinburgh, to surprise her wedding guests. This would involve them going up in a lift to the lawned deck on the roof of the Playhouse!…

LEADER funding approval

We are thrilled to be able to announce the opening of John Muir Alpacas! Thanks to the lovely folks at Tyne-Esk LEADER who have lent their support for this wonderful and rewarding project in the form of setup advise and a grant! Our alpaca…

Bridge training!

We're really getting the hang of this trekking business now! There's not much that fazes the boy on our walks, except for the odd barking dog and their irrational fear of bridges! So I've had them all in bridge training for the last few months.…

Shearing Day!

We had great fun learning how to shear our alpacas today, it's not as easy as it looks though! I'm a trained hair stylist so it goes without saying, I'm a dab hand with a pair of clippers and my husbands new job is to hold the alpacas still,…

Here comes the summer!

Finally Dunbar is living up to it's sunny reputation. The boys are loving the change in weather and enjoying sunny afternoon trips out and visits to the beach. #AlpacasInTraining #SunnyDunny