James Rebanks 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. The Shepherd’s Life is his first book.

Books in order of publication:

The Shepherd’s Life: A People’s History of the Lake District – 2015

The Illustrated Herdwick Shepherd – 2015

English Pastoral: An Inheritance – 2020