News

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

Beautiful kittens – sorry, now sold

Note: Sorry, since we posted this news item, all our kittens have been sold. They’re tiny, furry and super-cute – and one (or more) of them could soon be curled up on your lap. Farmtastic are delighted to announce that we have kittens for sale. Our little bundles of fun are up to all sorts… read more

Fantastic, Farmtastic help from The Nationwide

On Thursday 21st September, we were visited by some lovely people from The Nationwide Building Society. Ten employees from various parts of the country gave up their time and energy to help us out. Their volunteer help was part of the Nationwide’s ‘Living On Your Side’ initiative, which supports local communities and charities throughout the… read more

New arrivals in the Petting Zone

Summer is here and we have been busy making the Petting Zone experience even better. About 8 weeks ago our two cats gave birth to 9 gorgeous kittens who are now ready to say hello to everyone. Most of them are black, like their mum, but a couple have white faces and feet. All have… read more

Farmtastic re-opens for 2016

We’re delighted to announce that Farmtastic will be opening the gates for visitors on 30th April 2016. We’re open on Sunday 1st May and Monday 2nd May too – perfect for a family Bank Holiday outing (the ground may still be wet after the rainy winter, so we advise that you bring your wellies!) It’s… read more

Two gorgeous baby calves

If the cute goats and baby lambs aren’t enough to tempt you to hunt out your wellies and come visit, then I’m sure these two gorgeous baby calves, an Angus and Hereford, will be too much to resist. They are currently just over two weeks old. We also have 5 cute and cuddly baby rabbits… read more

New Building

As you know, we were granted planning permission to make the entrance tent a more permanent structure. We have been busy all winter preparing the ground and erecting the new ‘Animal Ark’. It has been a struggle at times with the wet weather and strong winds, but we are nearly there. You won’t recognise the… read more

Lambs and Goats

Last week was an exciting week for Farmtastic with some new arrivals – seven new lambs and two of the cutest pygmy goats ever. We can’t wait to show them to you and let you help us bottle feed  the lambs, who always seem to be shouting for their dinner!