Innovations to improve sustainability in the sheep and goat sector

General information

An iSAGE training course and an iSAGE workshop

will be held at the: Wood Hall Hotel & Spa, Trip Lane, Linton, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS22 4JA

The training course aimed at early career scientists and technologists from the industry (pre and post farm gate), advisors and trainers/students will be held from 14.00h on the 3nd December to the evening of the 4th December. There will be a visit to Yorkshire Dairy Goats on the morning of the 5th December.

The workshop, which will take the form of a round table discussion, will start at lunchtime on the 5th December. and will end at lunchtime 6th December.  There will be an optional visit to Yorkshire Dairy Goats on the morning of the 5th December.

There are no registration fees for this event. So please register early to secure a place.

You can register for the training course here

Please note that the maximum number of participants is 30.
Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be accepted on a first come basis.

You can register for the workshop here

Please note that the maximum number of participants is 45. Please register early to gain a place.

Early career scientists, researchers, advisers and technologists from North and North Western Europe can apply for funds to support their attendance at the training course and subsequent workshop. You can find more information on the application form.


The Wood Hall hotel has offered a special iSAGE package of £99 for Bed and Breakfast. To stay at the hotel please find the link below for delegates to use to book the special rate.

For alternative accommodation in the area – The Mercure Hotel, Wetherby, Days Inn Wetherby, The Swan and Talbot or Snowdrop Cottage.

Note that delegates are responsible for booking and paying their own hotel bills.


Hotel address: Trip Lane, Linton, West Yorkshire, LS22 4JA

Sat nav postcode: LS22 4JA

Telephone number: 0845 072 7564 or 01937 587 271


You will find Wood Hall Hotel & Spa perched high on a hill amidst 100 acres of rolling Yorkshire countryside. The hotel is situated in Linton just a short drive from Wetherby with ample free parking.

Please consult the hotel website below for further information.

Taxis can be hired from the train station (Harrogate) or airport (Leeds/ Bradford).

On the morning of the 5th December there will be a visit to Yorkshire Dairy Goats. Please note that for Biosecurity reasons all delegates are requested to take the bus that will be provided by the hotel.