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Ready Steady Donkey

New Donkey Derby A first for Barleylands Farm, a new donkey derby (with the cutest of miniature donkeys) will start on Monday 25th July, co-inciding with the start of the…

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Tiptree Tea Room Officially Opened

Essex’s Philpot and Wilkin farming families came together on the 6th July to celebrate the opening of the new Tiptree Tea Room at Barleylands. Both delighted to be working together,…

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Gertie is a Mummy!

The birth of 9 adorable piglets… There has been much excitement at Barleylands this week, with proud Mum Gertie, a Gloucester Old Spot giving birth to a litter of 9…

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Celebrity Scarecrows!

Britain’s Got Talent Judges at Barleylands! Do you recognise Barleylands’ latest scarecrow creations? Scarecrows Cowell, Holden, Dixon and Walliams have been recreated as stuffed straw figures by Farm Park Manager…

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Chickens On The Run at Barleylands, Billericay!

Don’t get your feathers in a flap, it’s only a brand new Chicken Run race here at Barleylands! The clucky runners certainly have charisma. There’s stocky ‘Rocky’ the Rhode Island…

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Easter babies galore!

Spring has sprung and Barleylands Farm Park near Billericay have a host of new arrivals great and small. The Farm Park has already welcomed bundles of new lambs, goats, chicks…

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Baby Boy Racers Born!

Boy Racers Born at Barleylands! Barleylands Farm Park heard the pitter patter of tiny hooves this week as against the odds they welcomed the safe arrival of gorgeous Boer Goat…

Blasting off to Mad Science Week!

Mad Science is back! After the popularity of Mad Science Week last year, Barleylands are delighted to welcome back the official Mad Science team to the Farm Park from Monday…

Primary Times Award!

Barleylands Craft Village voted ‘Best Art or Craft Activity Venue in Essex’! We are delighted to announce that the Barleylands Craft Village has been voted by the readers of Primary…