Category Archives: The Farm Park

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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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New Adventure Barn

On Saturday 16th September, we will be opening our brand new Adventure Barn! The barn will be split into three sections; Barefoot Beach, Forest Floor and Construction Corner. These will feature a large sandpit with tower and beach hut, a ride on didicar track with den play area and a JCB area with ride on tractors! All areas will combine play and education - linking these aspects to our local history and the forming of the landscape. As well as a play area for the kids, we are adding a cafe outlet - The Shed - for the grown ups, serving hot and cold drinks with snacks.

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IAE Barn New Piglets

New Arrivals!

Our brand new IAE Animal Barn saw its first birth last night at 7pm, in the form of a dozen gorgeous Gloucestershire Old Spot piglets. Dolly XXVII (the 27th!) is an experienced mum and some of her grandpiglets are even coming with us to The Big Feastival later this month. She did a fantastic job delivering all 12 piglets, including her youngest, who decided to come out backwards and has been named 'Orion's Belt' due to the 3-spot formation on his side. Dolly had a very relaxed birth, with Livestock Manager Mike keeping a careful eye on things, but not needing to assist at all. This is the first birth to have taken place in one of...

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Adam and Dave Danson-Hill

Say ‘hello’ to Inspiration

We've just welcomed a new addition to the Rare Breeds Walkway – a steel white bull, which towers over its paddock-mates, standing at 3.3 metres tall. The steel sculpture, named ‘Inspiration’ after one of the real-life White Park bulls here at the Park, is a celebration of the life and work of Adam’s father, Joe Henson, founder of the Park and well-known in the farming community for his work with rare breed farm animals. ‘Inspiration’ was designed and created by artist and artisan, Dave Danson-Hill and is a result of 6 long months of hard work. Look out for Inspiration when you visit us... you'll be able to spot him...

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