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Meet the Veterinary Surgeons

Sabine Boye

Sabine Boye MRCVS

Sabine grew up in Zimbabwe and followed her parents into the veterinary profession, even studying at the same university in Germany. Sabine came to Rowcliffe House on work placement during her final year and decided to come back when she qualified in 2000.

She lives with her husband and son on their beef and sheep farm. Sabine enjoys open water swimming and can frequently be found speeding across Lake Ullswater. 


Sarah Lester

Sarah Lester BVetMed CertSAS MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Sarah graduated from The Royal Veterinary College, and has worked in small animal practice in Stevenage and Leeds. She completed a surgical residency at the University of Edinburgh for four years and has a strong interest in all surgical cases.

Sarah joined us here at Rowcliffe House in 2011 and works purely on the small animal side of the practice. In her spare time Sarah can be found cycling, running and playing in the outdoors.


Ashley Cotton BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Ashley joined Rowcliffe House Vets in September 2016 after graduating from Bristol University. She has a particular interest in sheep medicine, flock health and small animal medicine.

In her spare time Ashley enjoys walking in the fells with her dogs Ruby and Norman.


Ginny Hartop MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

We welcomed Ginny into the Rowcliffe House team in December 2020. Ginny graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2012 and has worked at numerous practices across the UK and NZ during her career.

In 2017 Ginny gained the prestigious Certificate of Advanced Veterinary Practitioner, with a specialism in cattle. In her spare time Ginny enjoys clay pigeon shooting and walking with her dogs.

Alice Lampard MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

We welcomed Alice into the Rowcliffe House team following her graduation from Bristol University in 2021. Whilst studying, Alice gained six years’ experience working as a Relief Farmer and prior to university volunteered as a Wildlife Rehabilitator at Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Trust.

Alice has played chess since the age of seven, competing internationally since the age of twelve. She currently plays chess for Scotland, representing them in the 2012, 2020 and 2021 Olympics.

Eleanor Stevenson MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon

Eleanor joined the Rowcliffe House team following her graduation from Liverpool University in 2021. During her Veterinary training Eleanor completed many training placements including two weeks in New Zealand.

Eleanor loves being outdoors and enjoys swimming and running and whilst at university she completed both a half marathon and full marathon in aid of mental health charities.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday 8.30 - 6.00
Saturday– 8.30 - 1.00

Rowcliffe House Vets Ltd
Crown Square
CA11 7AB

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Monday to Friday:
8.30am - 10.00am
1.30pm - 3.00pm
5.00pm - 6.00pm

8.30am - 10.30am
and 11.00am - 12.30pm

Our drop-in vaccination clinic runs Monday to Friday 4 - 4.30pm


We offer a 24 hour emergency service

Telephone 01768 865661

Rowcliffe House is RCVS Accredited small and farm animals