David and Sheila Thomlinson were among the early enthusiasts of the Limousin breed, founding their Beeches Limousin herd in 1978. David has been auctioning pedigree Limousins for Harrison & Hetherington, Carlisle for more than two decades.
Since founding the Beeches Limousin herd in 1978,
both David and Sheila Thomlinson have been greatly involved in the promotion
of the Limousin breed.
David has been auctioning pedigree Limousins for Harrison & Hetherington, Carlisle for more than two decades and is a former chairman of the North West Limousin Cattle Breeders Association.
Sheila was elected vice-chairman of the club in February 2004 after having
previously been its secretary for 17 years during which time membership expanded
The herd has participated in North West Limousin Cattle Breeders events and in 1998 won both champion and reserve in the annual heifer Derby with Beeches Marble and Beeches Myrrh respectively. The Beeches herd has also been placed on numerous occasions in the annual herd competition.
The Beeches herd has enjoyed success in the ring at shows in the region. Both David and Sheila are official judges for the British Limousin Cattle Society.
Visitors to Park View are always welcome to see the Beeches herd in its natural environment. A selection of bulls and incalf and maiden heifers are always available for sale privately.