THINGS TO DO ON THE FARM

Here are some of the things you can do on site at the farm. Activities that are on during your stay will be available to book online once you have made a reservation.

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BAR AND CAFE

Our fully licenced bar and café, "The Laughing Alpaca" serves a fantastic selection of alcoholic drinks and cocktails, soft drinks, coffees, teas, ice creams, cakes and snacks. It's a cosy and welcoming space, perfect for enjoying a drink at the end of a busy day. Note that opening times vary throughout the year.

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PEDALOS

Take a pedalo out on the lake and see the beautiful gardens from the water.

Bouyancy aids are available.

No Need to book.

Free

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PADDLEBOARD HIRE

Good fun and great exercise too! Enjoy our beautiful gardens from the water on one of our inflatable stand up paddle boards. Buoyancy aids are provided however guests should be competent swimmers. Recommended for ages 10 and over. Timeslots are for 45 minutes.

£10 per person

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NEEDLE FELTING

Make a small needle felt design of your choice that can be either taken home and framed or sewn on a cushion. The wool you will use is from our very own alpacas! What will you choose to make? An owl, an alpacas, a flower? Get those creative juices flowing.

Ages 10 and over. 1 Hour. 

£12 per person

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BIRD FEEDERS

Make your own bird feeder to either take away and feed the birds outside your home, or hang here at the farm and see who comes pecking. Feeders are made from fat, nuts and seeds and all materials are included. Suitable for all ages but we recommend that under 10s are accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

£5 per person

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SNOBREAD MAKING

Learn a new outdoor skill while enjoying one of life's simplest but greatest pleasures. Delicious and fluffy bread baked on a stick over a campfire! Suitable for all ages but we ask that under 10s be accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

£10 per person

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WILD SWIMMING

Take the plunge and go for a swim in our lake. Great to cool off in the summer and diving is permitted from the Jetty.

No need to book.

Free

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FAIRY DOOR TRAIL

Twinkle, the forgetful Horsley Hale fairy has been losing things all over the farm!​Follow our trail around the farm to find the magic doors where all her belongings are hiding.​ Perfect for children of all ages but smaller guests may need to a grown up's help.​ No need to book, just come and ask for the fairy map!

Free

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CIRCUIT TRAINING

Run by our in house fitness instructor Steph, this is a an outdoor and high intensity class which will see you and your friends working your way around a series of stations performing each exercise as many times as possible in a set amount of time. 10 years and over only. 10 - 15 year olds must be accompanied by at least one adult. 45 minutes.

£5 per person

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ROCK PAINTING

Both fun and therapeutic, learn how to use different painting techniques to decorate rocks and take your masterpieces home afterwards. Suitable for all ages but we ask that under 10s be supervised by an adult. Sessions are 45 minutes.

£5 per person

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SCAVENGER HUNT

The perfect way to explore the farm and have great fun at the same time. Split up into teams with a our list of items to hunt for (some easy...some not so!) and find as many as you can in the time allowed. The team with the most is the winner! Perfect for all ages but we recommend under 10s are accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

£5 per person

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DREAM CATCHERS

Make a willow dream catcher from gathered willow, found feathers, string, and smiles! Recommended for children 5 years upwards. Under 10s should be accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

£5 per person

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ALPACA FEEDING

Come and meet our four gorgeous alpacas Danny Boy, Miles, Lucky & Deuce. Give them a few handfuls of food and watch the greedy chickens gobble up everything they drop.

For big and little kids alike. 

Free

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HIDE AND SEEK

Our take on the classic playground game, played across the six acre site. Can you evade the seekers? Perfect for groups and players of all ages but we recommend under 10s are accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

Free

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SLACKLINING

Far more than jut a fun activity, slack lining is fantastic for balance and stability. Suitable for all ages but we recommend that under 10s be accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

£5 per person

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PASTEL CLASSES

Try a pastel painting class of the alpacas, chickens or beautiful scenery with artist Ro Asplin. Weather permitting, classes are held in the alpaca field alongside the animals. This class is best suited to adults and older teenagers. All materials are provided. Maximum 4 people per class. 2 Hours.

£24 per person

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DEN BUILDING

A fantastic group activity for all ages! It gets brains thinking creatively and solving problems while working together as a team. Collect natural materials from the woodland floor and then construct a safe and sturdy shelter. Suitable for all ages but we recommend that under 10s be accompanied by an adult. 45 minutes.

£5 per person