Entries by Jennifer

Alpacas bring joy to Leuchie House Respite Centre

Guess who made a surprise appearance at Leuchie House, our favourite respite centre near North Berwick? That’s right, it was the alpacas from John Muir Alpacas near Dunbar! We had the pleasure of visiting this wonderful charity that offers short stays and breaks for those with neurological conditions, and let us tell you, it was […]

Intergenerational event to promote wellbeing

At John Muir Alpacas near Dunbar, a very special day unfolded as we welcomed nearly 60 adult and young carers for a remarkable intergenerational experience. This event, organised jointly by East Lothian Council’s Young Carers Service and Carers of East Lothian, aimed to promote positive wellbeing and understanding among carers of different age groups. Together, […]

Welcome to the herd Luna and Aurora!

In August we welcomed 2 little beautiful girls into the world, Luna & Aurora. Mum’s Astrid and Dani are doing amazing being mums again! They are both fitting in great with the rest of the herd. See some pictures of the girls below and book in for a visit to come and meet them!

The alpacas were special guests to this lovely wedding!

The alpacas were lucky to be invited to this amazing wedding on site – where they had a great time in the sun and enjoyed meeting & mingling with all the guests! Please see some pictures below of this great day… Congrats guys! #johnmuiralpacas #johnmuirtipis #tipiweddingscotland #alpacasinbowties 

Ouzo and friends had a visit to Haddington Care Home

Back in April our lovely little pal Ouzo and his friends had a brilliant visit to Haddington Care Home and loved meeting the residents! 🦙🥕🥰 Alpacas make amazing #therapets with their gentle and inquisitive nature. Check out the video on Instagram! #ouzothealpaca #johnmuiralpacas #haddingtoncarehome #cuteanimals #surialpaca #alpacasofinstagram  

Another girl! Welcome to the World Evie

Another girl! Welcome to the World Evie A bit of a dramatic entrance here, being delivered at night, getting stuck and needed the kiss of life! Never mind you’re here now safe and sound and bonding well with mother Astrid. See a video of her below    

Travellers Choice Award – TripAdvisor 2020!

After taking out more than one thousand treks since launching, we were honoured to hear TripAdvisor awarded us a Travellers Choice Award! Not long after such a historic worldwide health crisis, that caused us and most of the country to close, what a welcome surprise and an amazing boost to receive when emerging from a […]

Gifts and merchandise now available!

  NEW! John Muir Alpacas – Online gift shop Hi everyone! With all their amazing visitors on lockdown due to coronavirus, the alpacas needed a wee creative project to keep them going and happy while they can’t see all you lovely people! They decided that laughter has the power to help heal the World — […]