Entries by Jennifer

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 — […]

A trek with BBC Radio Scotland Out of Doors

The BBC kindly got in touch to come and feature the Alpacas on the excellent BBC Radio Scotland Out of Doors show which aired on 22nd February! We were very humbled to be featured on such a great show and had a brilliant time with the BBC, even getting down on the sand with the […]

The alpacas supporting Fox Trail Winter Running Series

We were so pleased to support the Fox Trail Scotland, Winter Running series for their Nocturnal Ultra event. Everyone was prepped to be on the lookout for our special alpacas out marshalling and manning the aid stations. 😀 Runners bobbed through the John Muir Alpacas site and right on through our giant tipi tents!  We […]

Berty at the Borders Wedding Show

Look how much fun Berty had at the Borders Wedding Show recently! It was a cold day and the coffee flask broke en-route, but it didn’t stop Berty having a blast as you can see! He’s got a warm fleece and he’s not much of a coffee drinker anyway 🤣🦙❤️ We attended the show as we are […]

How the alpacas keep cool in summer

What do the alpacas like to do when it’s hot out? Take a long cold shower of course! This is Cocoa Bean who, along with her pal Honey Bun just love to be sprayed with lots of cold water on hot summer days 😀 #hotneck #alpacasofinstagram #johnmuiralpacas #sunnydunny #johnmuirway #tourismscotland #wildlife

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 special fairy gear for the day and show off their shiny wings! And what a day it was, they […]