Category Archives: Announcements

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The Three Counties Henson Pig Trail

Marketing Gloucester have been working with the Royal Three Counties Show team to develop the trail. This year's focus is to encourage a deeper understanding of Gloucestershire's rural heritage, promote cultural tourism in the county and raise money for local charities. We are particularly pleased that the Gloucestershire Old Spot (GOS) has been chosen to feature in the trail. The breed, along with many of our other native pig breeds have declined rapidly in the past 3 years, with numbers of registered breeding GOS sows dropping by over 50% since 2014. There will be twenty statues of the pigs dotted around the city with an additional...

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We are Closed for Winter

We've closed slightly earlier this year so that work on the planned developments to the Farm Park can start (very exciting!). We will re-open for the 2017 season on Saturday 11th February with the start of our Lambing Season. If you're missing us over the closed period why not get your Farm Park fix by following our blog, or keeping in touch through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest! Day tickets and memberships are still available to buy online and make excellent Christmas presents! Day tickets are valid for 12 months and memberships bought during our closed period will be activated on 11th February 2017.

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Early Closing Announcement

In June, we shared the exciting news that we had submitted a planning application to make some developments. We're now able to confirm that the Farm Park will be closing slightly earlier this year so that we can begin work. We will therefore be closing on Sunday 30th October and re-opening again on Saturday 11th February 2017, in time for the start of our lambing season. Further news will be shared on the website and by email in the coming weeks - to be amongst the first to know, make sure you're signed up to our e-newsletters. It's going to be very strange for us to see an empty Park this winter, but we think the improvements...

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We’ve joined ‘The Outdoor Guide’

We are delighted to now be featured on The Outdoor Guide (TOG). It was inspired by Adam's friend and ex-colleague, Julia Bradbury and her sister Gina, and is a resource for people (in particular families) who love the outdoors. TOG is a curated site that aims to pull together all sorts of information for walks all around the UK. From outdoor-related gear and gadgets, to hotels and campsites, not forgetting the latest news from outdoor-based partners such as ourselves! Here's what Julia had to say about Adam's neck of the woods: “The Cotswolds is always a treat to visit. Last time I was there I walked the beautiful fields and...

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Like Farmer Like Son book

New book coming soon!

[caption id="attachment_3395" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Like Farmer Like son, Adam Henson[/caption] As Countryfile’s ratings go from strength to strength – recently peaking at 9.5 million – Adam Henson is delighted to announce the publication of his deeply personal memoir Like Farmer, Like Son. Join Adam as he shares the touching story of his childhood, exploring a hidden family history and the unbreakable bond between Adam and his life-long hero: his father Joe. Here, in Like Farmer, Like Son, Adam reveals the family traits and childhood experiences which have made him the man he is today. The book is released...

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