Please note that all events within or beginning in the farmyard require visitors to have paid admission. All activities are subject to cancellation due to weather or circumstances beyond our control.

Animal handling in the Oak Barn

Free | Check board on arrival for times from March to September

You can handle all sorts of cuddly farm creatures here, three times a day. There's no better way to get up close and personal with our chicks, lambs and goat kids (in season).

Guinea pig village

Free | 11.30am, 2pm and 4pm

Take some time out to get up close with a few of our smaller furry friends.

Farmyard daily talk

Free | 1.30pm (subject to change during special events)

Meet the animals at our daily talk where one of our friendly experts will explain how we care for them.

Trailer discovery tours

Small fee | Check board on arrival for times and prices

Meet us in the farmyard on weekends and school holidays for the chance to explore the landscape plus learn a little bit more about the area with commentary suitable for all ages.

During some special events including February half-term and Halloween, they're themed as well!

Trailer discovery tours are accessible to wheelchair users. To book a wheelchair onto a tour, please call 01246 583139 in advance of your visit.

Milking demonstration

Free | 3.30pm from mid-April to October

You can see our cows being milked almost every day until the end of October. Fun and educational – it's a great way for little ones to learn about where their favourite drink comes from.

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