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Update: Joey says hello; baby goat news

A quick update from us. On Saturday, we had our first glimpse of the new baby wallaby. The little joey popped up to say hello from mum’s pouch before disappearing back into the warmth. Today, we got another look at him…and he got a look at us. In other news, one of our baby goats… read more

New Kids on the Block: Say Hello to Our Baby Goats

So how did you celebrate your New Year? Here at Farmtastic, ours started with a happy event: two new baby goats arrived on the scene! Both are doing well, and as you can see, they’re super-cute. If the weather is kind to us, we’ll be open at February Half-Term, so you’ll be able to see… read more

Say hello to our new baby llama

Farmtastic had a nice surprise last week when our llama gave birth to a gorgeous baby: We’re not sure if it’s a he or a she just yet, but either way the baby is a woolly cutie! So why not come along and say hello? See our opening times for details.       Thanks

We welcome a new baby llama! Plus summer holiday news!

On early Tuesday morning, Farmtastic had a new delivery — a brand new baby llama! Mother and baby are both doing well. The young ‘un is super-adorable…all wool and lanky legs. Come along and see her soon, along with all the other furry and feathery friends. Quick fact to annoy your friends with: the proper… read more

Spring update

Here’s our super-quick news round-up: Drying out nicely… It may be tempting the gods to say this, but the ground has dried out quite a lot following the recent good weather. Wellies are no longer obligatory. However, until we can get the heavy roller on the walkways, they’re a bit uneven. Suitable footwear will be… read more

Preparing for petting: say hello to our new animals this Bank Holiday!

After that horrible weather at Easter kept us closed, Farmtastic is finally ready to open this Bank Holiday weekend. And we’ve got a bleating, moo-ing, baa-ing, squawking bunch of new arrivals. Our new friends include: bottle-feeding calves bottle-feeding lambs bottle-feeding baby pygmy goats a new parrot three baby chipmunks, 5 weeks old young chicks They’re… read more

Farmtastic’s Summer news round-up

It might be hard to believe from the weather, but it really is Summer — so here’s Farmtastic’s super-quick Summer round-up. First and foremost, we would like to send out a big thank you to all of our visitors. Despite the changeable weather, this has been our best season ever. It’s gratifying to know that… read more

Babies galore on the farm!

Well, it’s been a busy few weeks down at Farmtastic Animal Farm. We have lots of new additions that we’re excited to tell you about. We’ve got 5 new baby lambs, all feeding happily and running around,  2  Hereford calves being bottle fed and 5 – yes 5 – young chipmunks (they took everyone by… read more

Farmtastic opening soon for 2017

Spring is now most definitely in the air and the Farmtastic team are looking forward to welcoming visitors for a new year. We were hoping to open the weekend of the 6th March, but the ground is still too wet. After all, we are a farm, and everything’s weather dependant. We will definitely be open… read more