Mead Open Farm

It’s time for an adventure!

There’s so much to do at Mead Open Farm, whatever the weather! As well as all the animals, the Farm has two huge jumping pillows, an adventure playground, Go-Karts and Crazy Golf, as well as a fantastic sandpit called Digger Village.

It’s a fun-packed day out for kids offering loads of different environments for children to play, swing, climb, balance, slide and ride! Come and see Bedfordshire’s favourite children’s farm for yourselves!

For 2024, High Ropes and climbing wall are open daily in February Half Term, Easter Holidays, May Half term, Summer holidays and October Half Term. During term-time from April – October, it will operate on weekends only. We follow Bedfordshire schools term dates.

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Topsy Turvy Towers Adventure Playground

Enter a land of treetop towers, wibbly wobbly bridges and long slippery tube slides at Mead Open Farm’s fantastic Topsy Turvy Towers Outdoor Adventure Play area! Ideal for hide and seek or just climbing, sliding and clambering, it provides the perfect place for children to have fun and be active! With a separate area just for under 5’s, there’s entertainment for all ages, and plenty of picnic tables for the grown-ups to keep a watchful eye out while enjoying a hot drink and snack from the Grainstore Kitchen or a picnic.

Go Karts

Just like all the other activities at Mead Open Farm, John Deere Go-Karts is included in your entry fee at Mead Open Farm: making days out with us amazing value. Always popular, our outdoor John Deere Go-Karts are great fun! Put yourself in the driving seat and race your family, friends and new friends too! (Height restriction applies.) The Go Karts are open daily from 10.00am – 5.00pm.

Jumping Pillows

Boiiiing! Be prepared to get bouncy on our two gigantic jumping pillows. Mead Open Farm have two brightly coloured, fun-packed, inflatable pillows where children of all ages can bounce to their hearts content. With one pillow just for under fives and one for older children everyone can join in the fun at their own pace! Children will love seeing how high they can bounce. It’s great exercise and much more entertaining than a trampoline. Please note socks are required to play on the pillows and they cannot be used when wet.

Shaggy’s Cove Sand & Water Play

If you thought having a car full of sand and buckets and spades was just for beach holidays, think again. Mead Open Farm’s sand and water play area – called Shaggy’s Cove – offers a taste of desert island beach not far from land-locked Leighton Buzzard. Children love to dig and build in sand, and when you add water to the mix, it’s the perfect recipe for hours of entertainment! Pirate-themed Shaggy’s Cove features a water pump, bamboo channels for water to pour down, buckets on a pulley and lots and lots of sand. We provide buckets and spades – you provide the creativity!

Shaggy’s On Road Adventure

Start your engines…Shaggy’s On Road Adventure is open during weekends and school holidays!  Zoom around in Mini Outlanders on our specially built track and manoeuvre round bends. It’s just £3.50 extra for 3 laps of the course (payable on the day) and is so much fun!

Please note this attraction is suitable for children aged 2 years or older. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian of at least 16 years of age in the vehicle at all times. Children are still able to drive. Shaggy’s On-Road Adventure is not included in your entry ticket, Annual Membership or Summer Pass. Please follow all other rules on display before going onto the activity.

Open only at weekends between February Half term and the end of October half term at weekends and holiday periods only.

Tractor and Trailer Rides

All aboard! From April until October (weather permitting), join a fun Tractor & Trailer Ride at Mead Open Farm. Often tipped as one of the most enjoyable activities, make sure it’s on your ‘must-do’ list for your day out! With live commentary provided by the farmer who is driving the tractor, sit back, hold on tight and see how many different animals you can spot in the fields.

Crazy Golf

Challenge your friends and family on our 9-hole Crazy Golf Course, with mini slopes and even a swirly tower. Clubs and balls are can be picked up at the start of the course and is included in your entry fee at Mead Open Farm.

Giant’s Rock Climbing Wall

Please note that Giant’s Rock Climbing Wall is open weekends from April to October and during school holidays. 

Can you get to the top of our giant rock climbing wall? Scale the huge children’s climbing wall, measuring over 24ft high, on your day out. it’s a must for all young rock-climbing enthusiasts! Challenge your friends to race the clock and see who can get to the top first! Please note: check the Weekday or Weekend Timetables for opening times as Giant’s Rock is dependent on weather and has flexible opening times depending on the day and time of year. Please wear closed-toe shoes when you visit as these must be worn on the Giant’s Rock climbing wall and we don’t want anyone to be disappointed!

Sky Trail & Sky Tykes High Ropes

Please note that Sky Trail and Sky Tykes High Ropes is open weekends from April to October and during school holidays. 

Towering 20ft high, this unique and exciting High Ropes Course provides a birds’ eye view of the Farm as you clamber, balance and swing your way around the course. Plus, with a lower level Sky Tykes course for tiny tots, the Sky Trail and Sky Tykes courses provide an experience for the whole family to enjoy – and it’s all included in the admission price!

Please note: Sky Trail is dependent on weather and has flexible opening times depending on the day and time of year. Height restrictions apply: Sky Tykes is maximum 1.2 metres. Sky Trail is 1 metre minimum height (accompanied) and 1.2 metres minimum height (unaccompanied). Please wear closed-toe shoes when you visit as these must be worn on the Sky Trail and Sky Tykes courses and we don’t want anyone to be disappointed!

Digger Village

Dig, build and play! Digger Village is a fantastic child-friendly construction site for you to discover on your day out! With buckets and spades to build sandcastles with too, it’s just like being at the beach!



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