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Kids Events Essex

Barleylands farm park and craft village is where you can expect to find all sorts of kids events. Essex schools and families can benefit from educational yet entertaining experiences here, which are bound to live long in the memory.

Barleylands is home to animal activities, outdoor adventures, and a unique shopping destination. As a result, it’s one of South East England’s most popular attractions for both young and old.

We play host to a number of family-friendly events all year round. So, check out what we’ve got going on and don’t forget to book your tickets online!

Upcoming kids events – Essex

Here’s a quick look at some of the events coming up at Barleylands this year:

  • Step into Spring (30th March – 15th April 2018) – From meeting the Easter Bunny to taking part in our giant Easter egg hunt, there’s something for everyone if you decide to ‘Step into Spring’ with us.
  • Bank Holiday Fun (5th May – 7th May 2018) – Whatever the weather, you can enjoy all the fun of the farm on the Early May bank holiday. Along with your farmyard favourites, we’ve also got majestic birds of prey and the region’s largest collection of reptiles.
  • May Half Term (26th May – 3rd June 2018) – Fill the days during May Half Term at Barleylands. We’ll have numerous activities going on as well as our usual indoor and outdoor adventures.
  • Spooky Nights (26th October – 27th October 2018) – Held after dark, these two evenings will be packed full of thrills, spills and chills. Suitable for tots and teens, you can expect a Ghost Train, Haunted House, Boo Barn, Witches Walk, Spooky Story Time, and more!
  • Toddler Fireworks – (2nd November – 4th November 2018) – No big bangs but plenty of snap, crackle, and pop at our low-noise Toddler Fireworks. We’ll also have a bonfire, fairground rides, and food stalls.

Barleylands’ kids events – Essex schools and families

Barleylands has a number of other event options that are perfect for every occasion. These include:

  • Birthday parties – With packages including Farmyard Frolics, Snakes Alive, Play, and Pizza, we’ll give your child a birthday party they won’t forget in a hurry.
  • Guided visits – Barleylands offers cross curricular days facilitated by our award-winning education team. We have a Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge, while all staff working with children hold enhanced DBS Certificates.
  • Unguided visits – Feel free to bring your school or class to Barleylands to explore our farm park at your own leisure. However, you will need to pay a deposit to secure your visit.

More about Barleylands – Kids events Essex

Even if you’re not visiting us for a kids event, Essex-based Barleylands is within easy reach of the following towns and cities at any time:

  • Basildon – 10 minutes
  • Brentwood – 15 minutes
  • Chelmsford – 25 minutes
  • Southend-on-Sea – 25 minutes
  • Romford – 25 minutes

Therefore, you’ve got no excuse not to come and see us. 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