Monthly Archives: July 2015

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Jurassic Farm Park

Dinosaurs once roamed all over the land and they left plenty of evidence to prove it.  In fact, a fossil found at nearby Stonesfield quarry in 1819 led to the first ever scientific description of a dinosaur.  In 1824, fossil hunter William Buckland named the reptile Megalosaurus meaning ‘great lizard’ and budding archaeologists can discover its footprints at the bottom of our Jurassic Dig. Although the weather hasn’t been particularly kind to us so far this summer it certainly hasn’t dampened the spirits of our junior fossil hunters who have been searching the sand pits for evidence of life in the Mesozoic Era.  Using...

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Charity of the Month for July

This month's charity is Meningitis now and has been nominated by Adam Henson, Director of Cotswold Farm Park. "I witnessed the pain my close friends went through when they lost their 3 year old son to meningitis. As an Ambassador on Meningitis Now, i urge you to take part in this year's special Five Valleys Walk and raise as much sponsorship as possible for this worthy cause. Not only will it be a fantastic day out but you will be raising awareness and funds to help beat this dreaded disease"[signature position="right"] Donations can be made at any  time during your visit and any amount is gratefully received. Collection boxes are...

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