You will be able to help care, feed, bed and water the ewes and their new-born lambs
Your booked slot will last 1 hour. In this time, you can help the farmer with the chores in the lambing shed, or if you prefer, just soak up the atmosphere and play with lambs!
Bring outdoor clothing, preferably waterproof and that you don’t mind getting wet or dirty! Wear outdoor footwear, wellies are ideal. We will provide latex gloves for extra health and safety.
We invite everyone from school age 5 onwards to come to this experience. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. If you are trying for a baby, think/are pregnant, we advise that you do not take part in this experience this year.
If you are allergic to hay or straw, we advise that you don’t take part in the ‘sheep feeding/bedding’ activity!
Hand wash facilities will be provided, and we stress the need for high levels of hygiene.
Yes, you do, the experience is for both adults and children.
Unfortunately, no, health and safety are a priority,
We often get groups of adults. The experience is for everyone.
No, it’s 1 ticket per person.
No, as your car is parked at the pods, and you can walk down to the field. The pod carpark is only open to guests and will be closed to non-guests.
No, you must have a ticket. There is no where else in Arnprior to park.
Yes, but must be kept on a lead
They start at £5 for a small one, up to £12 for a large ( We sell munchkins for £1.50 too)
No they are pre cut by us, due to health and safety
No, you can buy as many pumpkins as you like, but the £5 from your parking ticket (or £20 if you bought 4 cars!) will get redeemed against your pumpkin order
In areas. The pumpkin patch itself is in a real field, although we have gravel paths . You can access our catering area via a path. With babies, if you can use a baby carrier I would recommend it. If you are looking for a disabled parking space, please email ahead of time, and we can provide this for you
Pumpkins ripen at different times, as some will still be green, and some with have ripened quicker, and are orange
Yes, they usually are.
Yes, we grow thousands, and there are always pumpkins left for the sheep to eat at the end! Luckily, we have a 3rd patch that we use to replenish the main patch
Pumpkins are a fresh product. If stored properly they can last for well over a month. If you pick your pumpkin from the field then take it into a hot house, it may turn bad. Keep it outside until you are ready to carve it
These days are quieter days, with less people, noise and activities.
We usually do, yes.
Yes, we have a portaloo with a changing table
Yes, they do.
Please don’t hesitate to get in touch via email if you have any more queries. Rebecca is never far from her computer and will usually get back to you within a day or two.