Dalesman competition 2021 – win a £300 McNair gift voucher

This April we’ve teamed up with The Dalesman to bring you a competition that gives you a chance to win a £300 McNair Gift Voucher. If you’re not familiar with this Yorkshire institution, it was founded in 1939 to celebrate the county’s countryside and people. Over the years great writers such as J.B. Priestley and […]

Art, light and creativity – Moonshine 2021

When McNair set up shop in Slawit, Yorkshire over 8 years ago, we’d never heard of Moonraking –  a festival steeped in legend with magical lanterns, storytelling and music to relieve the winter gloom of February. Usually there’s a procession with hundreds of people and thousands of visitors. The whole village would throw open its […]

European shipping – it’s NOT farewell, so long, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye

Map of Europe

We’re finally getting to grips with the changes brought about by Brexit – and what it means for our customers in the EU. Over the last few weeks, shipping to Europe has been a little less straight-forward than usual, but we have a plan to make it better. Read on to find out what’s changed, […]

And the process begins again… shearing the flock for our Provenance Merino


It’s unbelievable to think that a year has passed since we embarked on our Provenance Ag adventure with Paul Simons and his team at Glencoe. We have finally started sewing in earnest this month and we think you’ll love the new shirts. And so the cycle starts all over again. Shearing has just finished and […]

‘Of nature, not against it’ photo competition – 2020

McNair photo competition winning entry, January 2020

Thanks to everyone who has entered our ‘Of nature, not against it’ competition in 2019. We weren’t sure if we should change the competition for 2020, but have decided that since so many of you have continued to send entries, we are running the competition again in 2020. Good luck! Inspired by our ethos –  […]