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Farmtastic Birthday Parties at Down at the Farm, Houghton le Spring

Farmtastic Birthday Parties at Down at the Farm

Hands on fun is what we’re all about. Our animals love to be groomed, washed & bottle fed at our birthday parties.  You could meet Summer the Donkey or hold a cute chick, bottle feed the lambs or have a bumpy birthday barrel ride just for your party! Not forgetting party bags & yummy party food too, our parties are a stress free option for the grown ups and a fun filled one for the kids…

  • Your party will be approximately 2 hours in length.
  • Party times are 10.30, 12.45 & 2.30.
  • As part of the party, we can provide 1 hour of animal activities just for your group (see options below)  a bumpy birthday barrel ride,  yummy food, ice cream & party bags.
  • All guests can stay at the farm after the party if they wish!
  • We ask for a minimum of ten children per party.

We recommend that the majority of your guests should be over 3 years old to take enjoy the animal activities, barrel ride & for hand washing purposes too. For latest prices and details visit

Choose from:

Silver Party - 1 hour animal activities from donkey grooming to bunny cuddling (see activities below) plus party food of your choice.
The silver party does not include party bags or  a barrel ride and will last 1.5 hrs.

Gold Farmtastic VIP Party - 1 hour animal activities from donkey grooming to bunny cuddling (see activities below) plus party food of your choice.
Bumpy birthday barrel ride and party bags for each child.

Choose up to 4 fab animal activities – 1 hour

Wash George the pig – 15 mins
Bottle feed the lambs – 15 mins
Groom our donkeys – 15 mins
Cuddle a bunny – 15 mins
Hold a fluffy chick – 15 mins
Mini Keepers* (feed the animals around the park) – 30mins
Choose your ride
Bumpy barrel ride (over 3yrs, the most popular ride for parties)
Choose your food
Hot menu (fish fingers or chicken nuggets or hot dog, all with chips)
Cold menu (sandwich box, fairy cake, sausage roll & crisps)
Ice cream for each child
We can cater for allergies – please let us know on booking.

How to book?
E-mail us your preferred date to or use our online booking form

Some lovely feedback from our customers…
“I just wanted to email to say thank you for an amazing party. Anna and her friends (not to mention the adults) loved the party and all of the activities. Everyone was so friendly and patient and answering questions. Anna was thrilled to hold a guinea pig as she loves them and the sheer amount of stuff the kids got to do was great please pass on my thanks and happiness!”

“I just wanted to send you a quick email, to thank you very much for a fantastic party. Emma and all her friends had a great time and the comments from the parents and children were fantastic!! I found the staff very efficient, friendly and professional”.

“Thank you very much for Adams party. We all had a brilliant day and everything was organised perfectly. The staff who showed the children the animals were very knowledgeable and kept the children’s interest. The barrel ride went down really well. Food was good and exactly as we had ordered. Being able to play on the park for the rest of the day was really useful and gave us time to catch up with family and friends who had come to help celebrate Adams birthday!

Birthdays are special and we look forward to making yours a day to remember!

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Stoneygate Lane, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH5 8JG

3.06 miles     0191 584 1873    

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