James Rebanks

James Rebanks is the author of The Shepherd’s View and the New York Times best-selling memoir The Shepherd’s Life. He runs a family-owned farm in the Lake District in northern England. A graduate of Oxford University, James works as an expert advisor to UNESCO on sustainable tourism. He uses his popular Twitter feed (@herdyshepherd1) to share updates on the shepherding year.

In his own words: “Maybe people will value my book in years to come…but I’m not too worried about that. For me the hope is that someone stands on my fell with a flock of Herdwick sheep, and feels the love I feel for this place. There are some things bigger than a man’s life.”

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