Getting close to animals is a magical and memorable experience for all young children. The Farmyard Experience is great for both Youth Groups and Nurseries or Pre-schools – giving children of all ages the opportunity to stroke rabbits at Bunny Hop, hand-feed goats and sheep, and enjoy a dedicated Tractor & Trailer Ride* (April to October half term, weather permitting).
- A day out to Mead Open Farm, providing the perfect mix of hands-on activities, learning opportunities and great fun for children of all ages.
- Lots of farm animals to meet and animal feed for the children to share.
- An allocated time for Bunny Hop and Pony Grooming sessions.
- Bottle feed lambs from the Easter Holidays to the end of the Summer Holidays.
- A Tractor & Trailer Ride* for your group.
- Outdoor play, including adventure log play, jumping pillows, sand and water play, go-karts and JCB Digger Village.
- Indoor soft play.
- An indoor picnic room, as well as outdoor picnic areas.
- Coach and car parking.
- Free planning visit for trip organisers to carry out risk assessments.
- A downloadable risk assessment form to assist you in drawing up your own risk assessment.
In between or after the scheduled activities in the Farmyard Experience, there’ll be plenty of time to discover all the other fun things to do at Mead Open Farm. From running, jumping, sliding and swinging in Shaggy’s huge indoor PlayWorld and Topsy Turvy Towers outdoor adventure playground, to learning about lots of different animals.
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*Please note a dedicated Tractor & Trailer ride will not be possible for weekend or school holiday group bookings, but you will still be able to enjoy a dedicated Bunny Hop and Pony Grooming Sessions and a Tractor & Trailer ride with the general public as per the activity timetable.