Your Hosts The Family…
Your hosts run and present all the events at the farm.
Three generations of the Wood family currently live and work at Ledard a 300 acre working sheep farm with Loch frontage. They also have great passion in hosting you at their unique historical venue the Scottish way!
Fergus and Gregor (Father and son) your hosts run and present all the events at the farm.
This will be a memorable experience in a truly exclusive setting.
Fergus: The father
Is a hill farmer having a close connection with traditional music. He is the founder, manager and a player in The Kinlochard Ceilidh Band, one of the top traditional dance bands in Scotland.
The Kinlochard Ceilidh Band have played all over the World in Asia, Africa, Australasia and North America.
Fergus saw service with the British Army (Royal Highland Fusiliers) for over 22 years, finishing with the rank of Major and the Territorial Decoration. Fergus and his wife, Francesca manage the Scottish Sheepdog School which is based at Ledard Farm, Kinlochard.
Gregor: The son
Growing up at Ledard in a farming background Gregor was also a former Royal Military Policeman and served with the armed forces overseas for 6 years. He is recognized as one of the finest presenters of Burns poetry and is an expert on Rob Roy and the weapons of the Highland clans with experience as a re-enactor. Gregor has a love of Scottish music and plays the Great Highland and Scottish small bagpipes.
Both father and son have an intense pride and passion about Ledard and its history, which they have pleasure in passing on to their guests.