School Visit – Education Programme Costs

Our award winning Education Team offer a huge array of themed Guided Visits, Unguided Visits, Outreach Visits (including our hatching programme, assemblies and workshops) and bespoke options.

We have a large FREE car park for coaches and cars and we offer coach drivers a voucher which can be redeemed for a free tea or coffee in the Tiptree Tea Room.

  • Self-Guided Visits from £8.00 per person

    For registered groups, you require more than 15 paying customers to obtain group rates (no minimum required for SEN groups).

    During your group visit, you can enjoy the daily activities in the Farm Park, an undercover animal barn, tractor and trailer rides, a visit to our discovery barn and reptile house, bird spotting in our Aviary, and lots of outdoor play.

    Costs excluding VAT: £8.00 per person, September to May and £8.50 per person, June & July. Free group leader/staff places are available dependent on the number of paying children in the group. The group booking includes a voucher for each paying child, which can be redeemed for a FREE £75 Annual Pass.  Please enquire for further details.

    If you are bringing a large group, you can upgrade to have your own personal tractor ride, free animal feed, and an undercover base  (extra £1 per child). This package also includes a voucher for each paying child, which can be redeemed for a FREE £75 Annual Pass.

    Group visits during school holidays and weekends are £10.00 per person (including VAT).  If we have a base/party room available at the weekend, this can be booked out between 10am-2pm for a small charge of £25.00.

    Please note from time to time we offer special discounted packages. Email us to sign up to our newsletters to find out more or enquire when booking.

  • Guided Visits from £11 per child

    Guided visits are facilitated by our trained 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.

    Costs excluding VAT: September to May £11.00 per child and June to July £12.00 per child. With guided visits, we offer one free adult to every six paying children. Adults accompanying SEN children re also free of charge. Please note our Habitats and Food Chains Day carries an additional cost of £1.00 per child as this includes a session from Imperial Birds of Prey.

    For groups bringing fewer than 23 children there is a minimum charge of £250 (excluding VAT) during September to May and £270 (excluding VAT) during June and July for staff led days.

    Additional benefits:
    Our guided visits include a free Barleylands Pass worth £75 for every paying child. This pass is not valid for any future school/group visits.
    Help with coach funding:  With thanks to the Essex NFU Members Trust, we are in a position to help a few schools with funding towards their coach costs.  Please ask our Education Officer for details.

  • Gift Bags from 50p

    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. For more information, click here.

    Please note occasionally items may change due to stock availability.

  • Outreach Programme

    Prices are on application and start from £200 excluding vat.

  • Free Child Barleylands Annual Pass Offer

    Our guided visits include a free Child Barleylands Pass worth £75 for every paying child!

    Terms & Conditions: This offer cannot be backdated for existing school bookings and is not valid for future school/group visits. Your booking must be a registered group of 15 or more paying children visiting in term time before 31st July 2020. 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 Barleylands Pass to Barleylands Farm Park. This voucher must be redeemed by 31st December 2020. Please note Barleylands Passes can not be used for future educational visits or discounted group packages. Click here to see full terms and conditions of Barleylands Passes

To book or for more information call Karen on 07545 861189 or email


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