Kelvin Fletcher and his wife Liz have bought a 120-acre farm in the Peak District National Park and are attempting to bring it back to its former glory, despite having no farming experience. In a significant milestone for the rookie farmers, they buy their first livestock – a flock of rare breed Cotswold sheep. It’s shearing season, and Kelvin wants to find out if he can make a quick return on his investment by selling their fleeces. Unfortunately, nothing is as straightforward as he hopes. He and Liz manage to contaminate the freshly shorn fleeces with farmyard muck, and with a wool buyer visiting imminently, they face a desperate struggle to get them ready for sale.