Category Archives: The Farm Park

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Calving – Live!

New born lambs steal the limelight, as well as our hearts, in spring. But sheep aren’t the only breeds giving birth at the Farm Park at this time of year. Now that Easter is behind us we’re in to the calving season as our pregnant rare and native breed cows take centre stage. We have six expectant mothers this April; two Highland cows, two White Parks, a Belted Galloway and a Gloucester. They’re all beautiful British breeds which are easy to recognise and always popular with the public. Just like the lambing demonstrations, we’re hoping that at least some of the cows will give birth during the day in our new Animal Barn so...

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Extended opening hours for Evening Lambing

We know that Lambing is one of the most magical times of year here at the Farm Park and many of you just can’t get enough. If you’ve always wondered what it’s like in our lambing shed after dusk then you are in luck! For one night only, we will be keeping the Animal barn open until 8pm. Wrap up warm and snuggle together to watch our ewes bring their lambs into the world (hopefully!). Hot food and plenty of hot drinks will be available from the Shed. Just buy a normal day ticket and enter any time between 10:30am and 7:00pm to take part in this event. Check out our special event listings to find out more.

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Snow Closure – UPDATED

**UPDATED WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT** We will be CLOSED SUNDAY 4th MARCH due to the continuing poor travel conditions and cold weather. The local roads are still snow covered and drifting is a problem. On site, most of our water supplies are frozen and the team have been prioritising caring for our animals, defrosting water pipes/ troughs, adding additional bedding, feeding and further protecting the barns and field shelters from the wind. If you were planning to visit we are sorry to disappoint but would be grateful if you could please share this information to help spread the word for us. We do hope to be open again on Monday,...

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Mums go Free!

We love Mums! It’s a tough job, we think they need a treat and we are going to help you do that! If you book your tickets to the Farm Park online in advance you won’t need to pay for Mum (as long as you’re paying full price for at least one other ticket). Now get to work on that homemade Mother’s Day card, we’ve got some inspiration here  if you need a little help

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Snow Closure 10th-12th December

Update Wednesday 13th December: The Farm Park is open again today.   Due to the local travel conditions we will be CLOSED again today. We are hoping to re-open tomorrow, Wednesday 13th December. If you are waiting to hear from us regarding your Fun Ride or Father Christmas booking for the 10th December, we will be in touch with you very shortly. Stay safe and enjoy the seasonal weather  

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