Farm Park FAQs

Visiting The Farm

How much does it cost to visit the Farm Park?
Please click here to book tickets to visit the Farm Park and for all pricing information.
When is the Farm Park open?
We are open at the following times (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day).
March to October: 10am-5pm
November to February: 10am-4pm
The Farm Park closes early on exceptional dates, please keep an eye on our website and social media for details.
What’s on at the Farm Park today?
View our daily timetable by clicking here.
What is open at the Farm Park?
All of our indoor and outdoor play has now re-opened at the Farm Park, including our Soft Play Barn, Tiptree Kiosk and Ball Blasters Zone. We do however have to close our indoor areas periodically for regular cleaning and we are required to limit numbers indoors.
What animals do you have at the Farm Park?
We have a selection of farm animals, poultry, small animals, Birds of Prey, nocturnal creatures and exotics at Barleylands. Click here for more information.
Do you have any upcoming events?
All our upcoming events are listed on our calendar, click here to view. You can also sign up to our email newsletter to be the first to hear about our events.
How long can I stay at the Farm Park?
You are more than welcome to stay until the Farm Park closes, there is no maximum amount of time that you can stay here for. Our farm gates close at 5pm March to October and 4pm November to February.
The Farm Park closes early on exceptional dates, please keep an eye on our website and social media for details.
I am going to be slightly early or late for my pre-booked arrival time, will I still be allowed in?
Don’t worry these things happen! You will still be allowed to access the Farm Park but please be prepared to wait a few minutes longer at the kiosk while we admit any groups that have already booked in to the timeslot that you have arrived at.
I would like to bring an extra person with me but I haven’t pre-booked their ticket, what do I do?
As long as your group will contain six or less people in total and the addition meets current COVID-19 guidelines, you can purchase one or two additional tickets at the till upon arrival.
Are dogs allowed on to the Farm Park?
No, only guide dogs are permitted on to the Farm Park.


Can I transfer my booking to a different date?
Yes, we can move your booking but this can only be organised via email. Please email [email protected] with your booking reference, booking name and date that you would like it to be transferred to. This will then be organised as soon as possible, provided there is availability.
Do you accept Blue Peter badges?
Yes, each child with their own Blue Peter badge may enter free of charge. Please choose ‘voucher entry’ when booking online for the child and bring your badge with you on the day of your visit.
Do you accept the East Anglia Pass?
Yes, one free child may visit with a full paying adult, per pass. Please choose ‘voucher entry’ when booking online for the child and bring your pass with you on the day of your visit.
I am a carer, what ID do I need and will I be charged an entry fee?
Entry to Barleylands Farm Park will be provided free of charge for carers who are accompanying visitors whose disability necessitates their support. You will be asked for carer ID or a supporting letter at the kiosk.


How do I become a member of Barleylands
To purchase your membership online and for more information on our member benefits, please click here.
I am a member, how can I review or renew my membership?
To review or renew your membership online, including to check your expiry date, please click here to enter our Members area. You will need your card number, last name and postcode to hand.


How do I book a birthday party at Barleylands?
Please click here for more information about our parties or email [email protected] to book. For our full Parties FAQs, click here.


How do I book to stay at your campsite?
For more information on our campsite, our Camping FAQs and to book online, please click here.


How do I work for you and do you accept volunteers?
To apply to the Farm Park you must be over 18 and send your CV to [email protected]. If we have any vacancies, we will list them here.

The Farm Park doesn’t offer work placements but Imperial Birds of Prey can be contacted at [email protected]  Please contact them directly to see if they have availability for you.