Abandoned Hobbiton from “Lord Of The Rings” taken over by sheep

The Lord of the Rings movies are well known all over the world, and so is the village Hobbiton where the Hobbits in the trilogy were living.The beautiful little houses surrounded by amazing nature were located in Matamata in New Zealand during filming, and they still are.

Now the Hobbit houses are used by a farm nearby. More precisely their sheep have moved into the village where they are using the hobbit houses. Nowadays you can get a tour around in Hobbiton to see the famous Hobbit cabins and also pet the lambs.

Speaking of sheep, in Scotland a farmer has painted his sheep in bright colors to “spice things up”.


  1. Er, cough, hello? Is this thing on?
    The set is in New Zealand: 4 million people and 40 million sheep. Its a sheep FARM, hence the SHEEP…

  2. Whats brilliant is in a few hundred years, people will come over this and think, “Gawd, people years ago were alot smaller.”


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