Head down to the Potato Patch this September for a SPUDTACULAR NEW EVENT! Kids grab a bucket & grown up’s grab a fork and get digging! Each child can take home a free bag of potatoes picked by their own hands! We’ve also got some great potato themed crafts for your little spuds to get stuck into.
This event is all about getting stuck in, getting back to nature and digging for potatoes in the soil. We would recommend welly boots and spud friendly clothing.
How will you eat yours?
After you’ve picked your spuds share a family picture of you enjoying your feast to be in with the chance of winning a family pass for the farm. Share your pictures on social and don’t forget to tag us in them, we’ve got 10 family passes to give away. We’re rooting for you.
We are continuing to invest and improve in the farm facilities. 2022 saw 2 major farm renovations to the animal pens.
The Farm Yard Renovation
The main animal pens in the farm yard were given a face lift. Much needed after 32 years! The main renovation was complete just in time for the Christmas Experience in 2022 where our visitors could get up close to our resident reindeer.
The Pig Renovation
The original pig sty at the farm was easily over 40 years old. It has been replaced with a larger, cleaner space with added opportunities for our visitors to see our friendly pigs up close. Hopefully there will be the pitter patter of tiny trotters soon!
We have many more exciting farm renovations in the pipeline for 2023.
We spent lockdown 2021 refurbishing our chick house and transforming what was the goat house into a new reptile room, turning them into an exciting and accessible place for kids of all ages to see some of our more unusual animals, including African Pygmy Hedgehogs, Giant Hissing Cockroaches, and our Boa Constrictor called Benji, plus many many more.
The goat house is unrecognisable with a complete transformation into our new reptile room. This replaces our Creepy Crawly Loft to ensure the animals are accessible to all visitors to the farm.
Have you been following our progress this lambing season? We’ve been sharing lots of live videos of our wonderful flock as they give birth to their beautiful lambs. This season we’ve already welcomed 23 lambs and have even had 3 sets of triplets born to three of our amazing Jacob ewes.
It’s a wonderful but tiring time of year for us farmers, we keep watch over the flock 24/7 to ensure their safety during labour. This year we’ve had to help out a few of the ewes, one ewe in particular had her first lamb stuck in the birthing canal and the other coming backwards! After a bit of help from us both (massive) lambs are doing really well and their mum is doing an incredible job.
Check out our Facebook page to watch the lambs being born right in front of your eyes.
We’re absolutely delighted to announce that the farm is able to reopen on 23rd April 2021! It’s been a long lockdown but now that restrictions are beginning to ease we can once again welcome everyone back to the farm.
We’ve been working hard during lockdown with some farm improvements and additions that we’re excited to show you, including a goat bridge, new rabbit runs and a brand new reptile area! We also have lots of baby lambs, chicks and rabbits waiting to welcome you back.
Pre-booking your visit to the farm remains essential as this helps us manage numbers safely, tickets are now live in the shop section of our website. Entry to the farm is managed via timeslots however once you arrive you’re welcome to stay all day until we close at 5pm.
Our café, serving lovely homemade food will be open for take-away only until restrictions are eased further. At the moment we are awaiting further clarification on hosting birthday parties at the farm but we will keep everyone informed via our social channels when we know more.
Farm opening from 23rd April : Monday – Sunday 10am – 5pm.