Animal Feeding – all our guests young and old love helping Farmer Chris on his rounds – a hands on experience and wellies are definitely needed!
Animal holding – lots of opportunities for getting close up to our friendly farm animals for cuddles and strokes.
Egg Collecting – help pick up eggs in the chicken house and go over to duck island to see if the ducks have laid any eggs! All our eggs are sold in our farm shop – so you can even buy the eggs your child collected.
Swimming – in our very warm outdoor pool. We have lots of pool toys, changing rooms and astro turf around the pool so it isn’t slippery. We also have a playpen for younger children to be safe until you are ready for them .If our pool isn’t open there are a couple of indoor pools in the area. The pool is fenced and always kept locked when not in use.
The Wilderness Area – this is our most popular play area on the farm. There is a stream running through for damming, fishing and paddling. Lots of trees to climb, build a den or a camp. A mud kitchen perfect for making mud pies. A tyre swing and a rope swing. A fairy garden complete with stepping stones , a wishing tree and fairies to find. And not forgetting the shelter which has a campfire area for cooking sausages, toasting marshmallows or anything else you fancy- yum !
The Adventure Playground – with a large wooden climbing frame that has a sky deck, helter- skelter slide, climbing wall and a sand pit. A stream for more water play with a bridge over to the island! Rope ladder, treehouse, aerial walkway, tunnel slide. Log balancing beams and steps. Tyre swing and a picnic area.
The Farmyard Play Area – with ride on toys, trampoline, playhouse, play – farm with slide, sandpit, swing and a children’s play shop. This area is fenced to keep our dogs out and has bark chippings for safety and to keep it clean and dry.
Straw Pit – a section of the barn full of straw bales for building camps, jumps and generally just having fun! There is also a table tennis table in the barn. Please note both of these facilities cannot be used when we have lambs in the barn !
Animal, Scavenger and Bug Hunts – do one of our hunts, while exploring the farm. lf you complete them there is a badge !
10 acres – to run, sit and relax, picnic, explore or just enjoy !
Children’s Library – chose some books to take back to your cottage, always good for a bedtime story.
And for the Grown Ups!
All of the above – for the kid in you !
Cooking – cook up a storm, with locally produced meat, in your kitchen, on the barbie or in our Wilderness Area, on the campfire , like Bear Grylls !
Relax – grab your book and a sun lounger by the pool while the children entertain themselves….. Take a beer and sit on one of the many picnic benches on the farm while the children play ….. Just chill that’s what holidays are for !