How do I book?
Our Education Officer Karen would love to discuss your requirements and book your visit. Please call her on 07545 861189, click here to send her an email or complete the contact form below
Can I visit before I bring my group?
Yes you can. Once you have booked your visit and received a confirmation email we offer free admission for up to two teachers to complete a risk assessment. Please book this with Karen. (Please note our own risk assessment is sent to you with your confirmation and is available to download here).
Do you offer free adult places?
Yes we do! For Guided Visits we offer one free adult place for every six paying children. For Unguided Visits free group leader/staff places are available dependent on the number of paying children in the group. Carers come free with SEN groups. Please enquire for further details.
Do you have special offers?
Our guided visits currently include a free Child’s Farm Park Annual Pass worth £54 for every paying child!
Conditions apply: This offer cannot be backdated for existing school bookings. Your booking must be a registered group of 15 or more paying children visiting in term time before 31st July 2016. This offer is not valid for unled group visits or outreach visits. You will receive your vouchers when you have paid your full balance. Each child will receive a voucher to redeem for a Annual Pass to Barleylands Farm Park. This voucher must be redeemed by 30th September 2016. Please note Annual Passes can not be used for future educational visits or discounted group packages. Click here to see full terms and conditions of Annual Passes.
We also sometimes offer special packages. If you’d like to join our email newsletter list so you receive these offers and other news please click here to email us.
What's included in my visit?
Enjoy the daily activities in the farm park, an undercover animal barn, tractor and trailer rides, a visit to our reptile house and tonnes of indoor and outdoor play. This package includes our farm trail to help you learn more about where your food comes from.
Facilitated by our Education Team. Choose from a variety of themed cross curricular days or liaise with our education officer to create a bespoke day to fit your curriculum needs and topic. These extremely educational days link with science, history, geography, psche, literacy and maths and are adapted to suit all key stages. Cook in the Barleylands Kitchen and take a Tractor Trailer ride.
Where can we park?
We have a large car park with ample free parking for coaches.
When does the day start?
The day starts at 10am and finishes at 2pm.Click here to see the full outline of the day.
Where can we eat our lunch?
We hope the weather will be nice enough to enjoy lunch outside. Guided groups will have a base for the day and there are undercover picnic areas around the farm for Unguided groups to use should the weather be unkind.
Is it inclusive for children with SEN
Yes! Our programme is inclusive for children with SEN.
How does the Hatching Programme work?
Schools and Groups can now take advantage of our chick hatching programme, offering the chance to interact, care and learn about chickens. See new life emerge before your eyes. This is a unique opportunity for your class and truly memorable for pupils. Click here to find out more. You can download a risk assessment here.
How many children can I bring?
Our Unguided Visits are for registered groups of more than 15 paying customers (no minimum required for SEN groups) whilst our Guided Visits can be for anything from a class to a whole school!
What are your costs?
£7.50 per person September to May
£8.00 per person June & July in term time (excluding VAT).
Free group leader/staff places are available dependent on the number of paying children in the group. Please enquire for further details. Unguided group visits during school holidays and weekends are £9.50 per person (including VAT).
If you are bringing a large group, you can upgrade to have your own personal tractor ride and a bucket of animal feed (extra £1 per child).
September to May £9.00 per child, excluding VAT. June and July £10.00 per child, excluding VAT.
Free teacher places available, please ask for details when booking.
Snakes Alive Themed days – Carry an additional cost of £1.50 per child for groups bringing less than 100 children. Reducing to £1.00 per child for more than 100 children.
There is minimum charge of £210 excluding VAT during September to May and £230 excluding VAT during June and July for staff led days.
If children are bringing spending money, please let us know in advance and we will prepare your gift bags ready for you to take away at the end of the day.
You can choose from 50p, £1.00 or £2.00
A Barleylands Pencil – 50p
A Barleylands Bouncy Egg – £1.00
A Barleylands Pencil and Farmyard Erasers – £1.00
Bouncy Egg, Pencil and Farmyard Erasers – £2.00
Please note occasionally items may change due to stock availability.
Costs from £150 plus vat