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Tots on the Farm – fun for the under 5s only!

Bring your little ones to the farm on Mondays throughout the holidays, listen to a story and visit our animals.

Full of multi sensory, hands on experiences, each session will have a different theme and a featured story or song.

There is a different theme each week:-

  • 31 July The Three Billy Goats Gruff
  • 7th August The Little Red Hen
  • 14th August The Story of the Little Mole who knew it was none of his business
  • 21st August The Gruffalo

There will also be time to stroke our ponies, guinea pigs and rabbits.

Sessions start at 10am and 1pm and last 1 and a half hours.

For under 5′s only during morning our sessions. Older siblings may come along to the afternoon sessions if accompanied by an under 5 and if a ticket has been purchased for the older sibling too.

Admission is by pre-booking only – go to our Tickets page to book

Summer Playscheme – limited availability

We’re running our popular playschemes on August 30th , 31st and September 1st this summer.  On Wednesday and Thursday we have 2 pony care days and lots of fun on the farm on Friday!

Please see our WHF Playscheme August 2017 flyer for more information and call the education team on 0114 2360096 or email to book. 

Bug Hunt Sessions and Outdoor Crafts

Is your child a big fan of the outdoors and the creepy crawlies we find there? Bring them along to one of our sessions where we will search for and learn how to identify some common insects and take part in some nature related crafts.

We will be running these sessions on Tuesdays throughout the summer holidays at 10:30-12am.

Please email Ashleigh to find out more: You can book on to next Tuesday’s session here.


Whirlow Hall Farm Treasure Hunt

From Saturday-Tuesday throughout the summer holidays, join us for a treasure hunt! There will be clues hidden around the farm and it’s up to you to decipher these clues and answer questions as you make your way around the farm. Can you answer all of the questions and solve the anagram to win a prize?

Pop into the shed in the bottom yard and pick up a question sheet!
Please note: this is an unsupervised activity and you are welcome to take part at anytime on the aforementioned days. You will find all of the information you need in the shed.



Last edited on mlAug 4th, 2017

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