~ News & Events ~
We welcome a NEW ARRIVAL! Rarer than the Giant Panda!
Exciting times at the farm park as we welcome the arrival of a very important little foal born on the 12th June named ‘Lilly Rose’!
Lilly Rose will hopefully start a new generation of Suffolk Punches. The Suffolk Punch is currently described as Critically endangered on the UK Rare breeds survival trust list. Come along to meet and admire Lilly Rose and mum Abby Rose here at the farm park!
This season we have welcomed to the farm park three new faces…
We present to you!
•‘Uno’ – Suffolk Punch who is now pulling the carriage around the farm.
•‘Abbey Rose’ – Suffolk Punch Mare currently in FOAL due June/July
Our Ardennes ‘Orestes’ all of which are magnificent Rare Breeds
Come and meet our new endangered Heavy Horses and learn all about their stories & history of the breeds! !
New Attractions for 2017:
Each winter we carry out maintenance on the park and are always looking to improve and add NEW attractions for you to enjoy and return!
• New ‘Static Canal display! Discovering all about the Working Horses on water!
• New Toddlers play ‘farm house’ in the play barn for little explorers!
• New ‘Heavy Horse to Heavy Haulage’ display including a collection of vintage vehicles from Romany wagons to Chain driven Scammell Tanker!
• Restoration work has taken place, NEW 1936 Brayshaw living wagon will be on display as part of our ‘Heavy Horse to Heavy Haulage’ display.
During season 2016 we featured on Cbeebies series ‘Down on the Farm’! JB Gill from JLS enjoyed driving some of our tractors driving Iona in her carriage and exploring the farm!
Every December the best quality non-needle drop Christmas trees go on sale at the park! If you’re looking for a traditional real tree at the very best price remember to pay us a visit! Winter income contributes to the keep of our horses and animals.
During October, our quieter month we still like to keep busy! We constructed from scratch a traditional Shepherds Hut which will be part of our NEW static Canal display for 2017.
We have recently been involved in some filming for a local company which featured a traditional Romany encampment. See our videos on Facebook!
Our local Beavers visited for festive fun during our Autumn Celebration! They enjoyed a true adventurers lunch with hotdogs and cowboy beans around the campfire!