Mead Open Farm
 

Will everything be open during my visit?

WEEKENDS AND SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: All indoor and outdoor activities will be open during visit however, certain activities may be closed from time to time due to weather conditions.*

Please note, extra charges apply for Shaggy’s On Road Adventure.

*Sky Trail, Sky Tykes, the rock climbing wall, Tractor and Trailer Rides and Shaggy’s On Road Adventure only operate on weekends and school holidays from April to October.

WEEKDAYS: Sky Trail, Sky Tykes, Giant’s Rock and Shaggy’s On Road Adventure will be shut during the weekdays. All other outdoor activities will be open during visit however, certain activities may be closed from time to time due to weather conditions. 

Click here to see a timetable of activities during your visit.

All other outdoor play is open year round, including Topsy Turvy Towers, Jumping Pillows (weather dependent) Mini Go Karts, Go Karts, Shaggy’s Cove, JCB Digger Village, Mini Golf, Paddock Walk, Farmyard Favourites, Big Barn and Demo  Barn.

For a full timetable of activities and a map of Mead Open Farm at your finger tips, download our app here. 

Do I need to book online?

Visitors are no longer required to pre-book, however when you pre-book your tickets online you will save 20% on admission. This means tickets will cost more when purchased at the entrance, however you are welcome to pre-book tickets online right up until the point of entry if you want to. We’re a completely cashless site and all visitors must pay using a card or mobile device (we accept debit cards, credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay).

Members do not need to book online however all members will be required to show their Membership via the app at the entrance to enter Mead Open Farm.
This can either be in the form of a virtual card which can be added for free in the Mead Open Farm app or a physical card. Please note, physical cards are no longer available and are being phased out.

How do I add my Annual Membership or Online Tickets to the Mead Open Farm App?


To add your membership to our app you will need to follow the below steps:

  1. Open our Mobile Application.
  2. Click on tickets, located on the bottom bar.
  3. Select add ticket.
  4. Click retrieve from order details.
  5. Please enter your email address as well as the 9-digit ID code beginning with ‘D3’ that you were sent when you purchased your membership.
  6. Your Memberships will then be imported to the app.

If you need any other information or assistance then please feel to get in touch with us at [email protected].

Will I be able to just turn up on the day if I haven’t booked a ticket?

Yes, you can turn up on the day provided that we are not fully booked.  Please note, we’re a completely cashless site and all visitors must pay using a card or mobile device (we accept debit cards, credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay).

You do not need to pre-book to visit Mead Open Farm however pre-booking will save 20% on admission. This means tickets will cost more when purchased at the entrance however you are welcome to pre-book tickets online right up until the point of entry.

Members do not need to book online however, all members will be required to show their Membership via the app at the entrance to enter Mead Open Farm.

Do you offer a Group Booking Discount?

We have a Family/Group Admission Ticket type to help enable larger groups to visit the site. 1 group ticket is for all participants and you can book your group ticket online here.

Starting from £10.75 per person, group ticket prices vary throughout the year depending upon seasonality and our events programme, and the ticket is for a minimum of 20 people. It is only available on selected dates.

This is not a school visit ticket, if you would like to book a school visit you should contact [email protected]

How long can I stay at Mead Open Farm?

Mead Open Farm opens at 10am and closes at 5pm. Please feel free to spend all day at the farm. Last entry is 4:15pm.

Will there be food & drinks available to purchase on site?

Yes.  Our award-winning Grainstore Kitchen will be open with a sit-down or take-away option.  Click here to find out more.

Can I bring a picnic?

Yes of course however our indoor picnic area will be closed from September to February. You are also welcome to eat your picnic in our indoor play area through the whole year.

We politely ask that all visitors dispose of their rubbish in the bins provided to help our team keep the site clean and tidy throughout the day.

Is there parking at the farm?

Yes. We have plenty of free parking.

Can I pay with cash?

We’re a completely cashless site and all visitors must pay using a card or mobile device (we accept debit cards, credit cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay).

I am a disabled visitor, or visiting with a disabled person, what do I need to know?

Our disabled rate covers a disabled person plus carer, on presentation of a Blue Badge, DLA or PIP letter. Please bring along one of these on the day of your visit.

Mead Open Farm is accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and we have good accessibility for our disabled visitors. If you have any questions, you can email us at [email protected] or see our access statement on our website.

We have several disabled toilets across the farm, don’t hesitate to ask a member of staff for help finding them. View our map here.

Do you allow dogs?

We only allow assistance dogs at Mead Open Farm.

Will my under 18 month old still be able to use all the facilities even if I haven’t paid for them?

The majority of activities at Mead Open Farm are suitable for children under 18 months, however some activities have a height or age restriction for safety reasons. Please refer to our outdoor play page for height charts and more information.

Do you have baby changing facilities?

Yes, we have baby changing facilities in our toilets in the Playbarn and Grainstore Kitchen and also in our main building where you arrive.

Do you cater for allergies?

Yes, we do. Please ask one of our staff members who will be able to provide the information for you or visit our Food & Drink page for our Allergy statement and information about ‘Natasha’s Law’.

I’m pregnant, can I still visit?

Yes you can. Please follow the handwashing guidelines in each area when feeding animals. Please note sanitisers are not a sufficient replacement for proper handwashing.

Can I use public transport to get to you?

The nearest bus and train services go to Leighton Buzzard and you can get a taxi from there.

Mead Open Farm is located in Billington, near Leighton Buzzard. Our postal address is: Mead Open Farm, Stanbridge Road, Billington, Bedfordshire, LU7 9JH

Can I smoke or vape?

Mead Open Farm is a no smoking or vaping site however, there is a smoking area located 20ft from the main entrance.

What are your opening hours ?

Our opening hours are 10am – 5pm (Last entry at 4:15pm)

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