News

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!  

Wet Winter

This winter has been one of the hardest we have ever experienced. Not that it has been particularly cold, but it has been extremely wet. Last week, we were totally underwater and Dave and Liz were seen frantically moving the animals to drier ground! Our volunteers have had fun though; they may have been knee-deep… read more

Spock

It is with regret that we have to let you know that Spock passed away unexpectedly the other day. He wasn’t ill or anything, so we think it was down to old age. We have lots of fond memories, as I’m sure you all do, of him stood on top of the mound having a… read more

Some New Faces…

Well, the weather might be getting a little colder, but that doesn’t stop the new arrivals coming! We have lots of new animals we’re excited to tell you about. We’ve got two new baby giant rabbits, six more baby belgian hares and seventeen guinea fowl. We’re open this weekend, so come along and meet the… read more

Summer Holidays Are Here!

That’s right, it’s that time of year that we’ve all been waiting for…the summer holidays! Take a look at our exciting updates for the season: We’re pleased to say that we will continue to be open all weekends throughout the summer, and that we’ll be open on Wednesdays too. Please remember to keep an eye… read more

Planning Permission Granted!

We have had some excellent news… We finally have permanent planning permission for the farm!! Those of you who have talked to us in the past will know the struggle we’ve been through to get to this stage, so we just wanted to say a massive thank you to all our volunteers, visitors and supporters…. read more