Local lambing that we love 🐑

Local lambing that we love 🐑

Feb 17, 2024

Sandy Lane Farm: 22nd – 23rd March

We love this place! You are literally walking into the heart of the farm and what an authentic experience! See the newborn lambs with their mums in their pens and meet farmer. The farm shop, coffee bar & pop-up café will be open selling food from the farm, delicious cakes & fresh bread (Saturday only). ​DIY craft activities for children will be available to do/take away for a small fee.
🗓22nd – 23rd March⏰10am – 2.30pm💴 Free entry 🎫 No booking required  ℹ️ Register your interest on their Facebook page

Hadsham Farm: 23rd March – 14th April

Lambing worth travelling for. It’s in Banbury and a solid 45 minutes from Oxford but I cannot recommend this enough. We went to this last year (see our visit here) and it was just brilliant from the lamb cuddling to getting up close to chicks, pigs and goats. There’s a play area and a really imaginative sensory walk. I went after loads of our community messaged me about it saying how good it was and I’ll be returning again this year too. A top pick!
🗓23rd March – 14th April⏰Two sessions: 9.30am – 12.30pm / 1.30pm – 4.30pm💴 £6 per ticket, Under 2: Free 🎫 Pre-booking required ℹ️ Book here

Earth Trust: 4th-5th May and 11th-12th May

The Spring Festival is back again with expectant ewes and newborn lambs in the fields, cows and calves, goats and their kids and up-close owl experiences. There’s also tractor trailer rides, ‘be a mini-farmer’ games and more! It’s a lot later this year, last year it was March/ April. Tickets released on the 1st March. 
🗓4th-5th May /11th-12th May⏰11am – 4pm💴 Last year the tickets were priced at Adult: £9, Child £7, Under 2: Free 🎫 Tickets released on the 1st March 🎫 Pre-booking required ℹ️ More info here.

Bishop’s Court Farm: 31st March and 14th April

There is so much going on at Bishop’s Court Farm and we’ve previously enjoyed alpaca walking here – brilliantly random! They have two lambing open days this year where you can meet the newborn lambs and some of the other animals (alpacas, sheep, goats and pigs). If you want a more personal experience, you can book in for one of their private lambing experiences (over 16s only – £40). Check out our previous visit here.
🗓 31st March / 14th April ⏰10am – 4pm💴 £5 donation per family 🎫 No booking required  ℹ️ More info here.

Common Leys Farm: 17th March and 24th March

More than just lambs, there’s all sorts: ferrets, meerkats, pigs, rabbits, reptiles, aquatics, rodents, donkeys, horses and more!
🗓 17th March / 24th March⏰10.30am – 3.30pm💴 £10 per family/ car 🎫Pre-booking required  ℹ️ More info and booking details here.

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