Farmyard Fun for all the Family at Down at the Farm, Houghton le Spring
From Summer the Donkey, to the newborn lambs, Zena the python, George the pig or bunnies and chicks, theres always lots of animals to stroke and pet in the Farmyard.
We have a variety of farm and zoo licensed animals on the farm. We have a small zoo animal collection which is the result of various donations from over the years. All of our zoo animals have been bred in captivity and are not wild, Learn more about them all here http://downatthefarm.co.uk/animals/
We have a daily timetable of animal activities at Down at the Farm which allows visitors to get up close to our animals. Activities can change according to the season and weather and are available at specific times of the day. Check our Facebook page for our daily timetable.
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We recommend you come to the farm before 12.00 to make the most of all the daily activities.
Seasonal Farm Activities include:
Hold a Fluffy Chick or Cuddle a Bunny
Feed the Lambs
Reptile Show & Zena the 17ft Burmese Python!
Birds of Prey
Play for older kids too
Take a tractor ride to meet the cows, take in the fabulous views and ask as many questions as you like! Take a bumpy Barrel train ride (sorry kids only!) around the farm or bounce on our jumping pillow, learn how to ride a real quad bike (6-11 yr olds) or go crazy in our new mega play zone.
Seasonal Activities & Events for Easter, Halloween and Christmas - for latest event details visit http://downatthefarm.co.uk/activities/seasonal-activities/
School & Group Visits
Santa and his real reindeer
Tel 0191 584 1873
Click here for more details http://downatthefarm.co.uk/
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