Hobbit Beginners Guide

Lets face it, hobbits  are lovely and  they do love their food. A normal hobbit day will include at least six hefty meals a day, pipe weed smoking, and some healthy chit chat down at The Green Dragon in Hobbiton Bywater. Some people think the Hobbits ways are dull but the Hobbits steady approach to life and their love for good food proved successful ; in the face of wars, plagues, and evil creatures they have survived relatively undisturbed. 

 Here are some basic facts about hobbits :

A mortal race almost certainly related to Men, though their origins are unknown.Originally a widespread people, hobbits were found in much of the north of Middle-earth and down the Vales of Anduin. As the Third Age passed, the Hobbits moved north and west, eventually founding the land of the Shire in III 1601. Hobbits love the Shire, with its well-tilled earth, rolling green hills  and well-ordered towns. They are a stalwart race, strong of fiber and deep of character. Hobbits are known to live up to 130 years, but their average life expectancy is 100 years.They  are small folk, smaller than dwarves and rarely over four feet in height. Hobbits dress in bright colors, wearing no shoes or socks on their hairy feet. They  are quiet-footed folk, silent in their movements and watchful of ‘The Big Folk’. Their  relations with the Men are cordial, and some hobbits even choose to live outside The Shire in Bree and other nearby towns, with the Big Folk. Hobbits as fond of an unadventurous, bucolic and simple life of farming, eating, and socializing, although capable of defending their homes courageously if the need arises.

"Hobbits really are amazing creatures, as I have said before. You can learn all that there is to know about their ways in a months, and yet after a hundred years they can still surprise you at a pinch." ~ Gandalf