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Fun on the farm on Open Farm Sunday

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Fun on the farm on Open Farm Sunday

Open Farm Sunday on June 5 is the ideal opportunity to take your little ones to a farm to experience all those exciting sights and smells.

More than 200 farms across the country are opening their doors to the public for free for one day.

There will be plenty of activities for your tot to get involved in, such as farm walks, meeting the animals, nature trails, tractor rides, mini farmers’ markets and picnics.

Visit to find your nearest farm.

Here’s what’s happening at our top three farms to visit…

Fronlas Farm, Newtown, Powys

Open 1pm-4pm.  Sheep shearing and sheep dog demonstrations, children’s play area, meet the cows and their calves, and brush Alfie the horse.

Hainey Farm Ely, Cambridgeshire

Open 10am-4pm. Plant your own lettuce, tractor and trailer rides, bouncy castle, bungee trampolines, vintage tea party, face painting and crafts.

Wheelbirks Farm, Stocksfield, Northumberland

Open 10am-5pm. Meet the cows, milking demonstrations, on-site ice-cream parlour, tractor rides and face painting.


  • Author: Nikki Dutton Nikki Dutton
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Nikki is a first time mum to the adorable Louie. In her spare time (or whenever she gets the opportunity!) she loves cuddling dogs, eating cheese, bellydancing and hanging around in cafes with a skinny cappuccino.

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