Category Archives: Farm

25May/15

Playdale Farm Park, Scarborough, North Yorkshire

This weekend we visited Playdale Farm Park, just a few miles south of Scarborough in North Yorkshire, and we had an awesome afternoon.

Playdale Farm Park had a good mix of outdoor and indoor activities, and would be perfectly fine for a visit on a sunny or a rainy day, and suits children up to the age of 10. Continue reading

10Mar/13
Bishop Burton Lambing Sunday

Lambing Sunday, Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire

Sunday 10th March was the annual Lambing Sunday at our local agricultural college in Bishop Burton, East Yorkshire. Inspired by Julie and her trip to Lackham College in Wiltshire, we decided it was time we did the same.
It was very busy when we arrived and the cars were bumper-to-bumper but the events team did a good job of getting everyone parked up. 

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02Feb/13

Lambing at Lackham Farm, Chippenham, Wiltshire

On March 11th 2012, the husband and I took the children to Lackham Farm at the college for the first of their two annual lambing weekends. We had not been before but I had wanted to for several years. Last year luckily the weather was glorious, there was no kids football match to be played and so we were able to go and enjoy it as a family.

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18Sep/12

Amelia Trust Farm, Barry, Glamorgan

The Amelia Trust Farm is a small charity which employs 12 members of staff. For a charity employing so few, it does achieve so much, and is reliant on volunteers. The Trust does not receive core funding and the benefits of donations are clear. the charity supports the vulnerable and disadvantaged, and nothing rings more true than the statement “Growing up is different for everyone”. Continue reading

15Aug/12

Honeysuckle Farm, Hornsea, East Yorkshire

Honeysuckle Farm is our very favourite farm to visit. It’s not too big, quite close to where we live, and not too expensive.

It has lots of sheep, goats, guinea pigs, and chickens. There are also horses, ferrets, and pigs. A lot of the animals are in the central barn, which is great if it rains because you can still see enough animals.  Continue reading