Washfold Farm was established by Frank Metcalfe in 1940. At that time
the farm consisted of a dairy herd, numbering 20 cows.
Today David, Brian and Philip Metcalfe, Frank’s grandson’s, along with
their father John and mother Thora, have 900 pedigree Holstein cows and
900 sheep on their 2,100 acre Washfold farm and adjacent farms.
David, Brian and Philip run the farms and are involved in Agricultural and
The most recent addition to Metcalfe Farms has been a commercial &
automotive repair business, which deals with all types of vehicles.