A cosy cottage for couples or families to enjoy the farm
Kate Humble is a writer and presenter. Her most recent television credits include The Wonder of Dogs (BBC2 2013), Airport Live (BBC2 2013), Wild Shepherdess, (BBC2 2013), The Secret Life of the Sun (BBC2 2013), Volcano Live (BBC2 2012) Orbit: Earth’s Extraordinary Journey (BBC2 2012), The Spice Trail (BBC2, 2011) Lambing Live (BBC2 2010 and 2011) Who Do You Think You Are? (BBC2, 2009) The Frankincense Trail (BBC2, 2009) and the long running popular wildlife series Springwatch and Autumnwatch. She has just started filming a new series of Lambing Live which will be broadcast in March 2014.
Last year saw the launch of Humble by Nature. Based on a working farm in Monmouthshire, Kate and her husband Ludo run courses in food, rural skills and animal husbandry. Her book about the farm, ‘Humble by Nature: Life, lambs and a dog called Badger’, was published in the spring of 2013.
She has travelled extensively, including in 2009 to a remote region of Afghanistan. She has written for a number of publications including The Telegraph, The Times, The Independent, Travel Africa and Wanderlust and had a regular column in the Saturday Telegraph about her farm. In 2011 she co-authored ‘Watching Waterbirds’ with Martin McGill to raise funds for The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, of which she is vice-president.
In 2004 she set up www.stuffyourrucksack.com, a website dedicated to helping travellers give support to the world’s poorest communities.
She is a qualified commercial diver and is the second woman ever to be appointed President of the RSPB. She lives in Wales with her husband Ludo, her dogs Badger and Bella, a hive of bees and various other hoofed, furred and feathered livestock.