Summer School Holidays - Itinerary

The farm is open Wednesday - Sunday this summer, closed on Monday & Tuesday.

 

Sheep week
Saturday 21st July – Sun 29th July [except Mon/Tue]
Join us on the farm this week to celebrate the woolly wonders that are sheep! You’ll meet our cade (orphan) lambs, learn what sheep eat, what we use wool for, where a sheep tag goes and what it’s for. There’s also the chance indulge your artistic side by making a sheep picture out of wool and writing down what sheep eat.

When you’ve learnt all about sheep you can hop on the farm trailer ride to learn what’s happening on the farm during summer, take on the Maize Maze, let off steam on the adventure playground, stroll around the nature trail and look at all our friendly animals.


Scarecrows week
Wed 1st  – Sun 5th August
Learn all about scarecrows and what they’re for then have a go at making your own paper scarecrow in the craft room. When you’re done, hop on the farm trailer ride to learn what’s happening on the farm during summer, take on the Maize Maze, let off steam on the adventure playground, stroll around the nature trail and look at all our friendly animals.


Pigs week
Wed 8th  – Sun 12th August
Pigs are the topic at Lower Drayton Farm this week – wellies will be essential, even in blazing sunshine, as you get to see our lovely pigs get good wash (water gets EVERYWHERE)! You’ll also learn all about what pigs eat before making a ‘pig portrait’ to take home. When you’re done, hop on the farm trailer ride to learn what’s happening on the farm during summer, take on the Maize Maze, let off steam on the adventure playground, stroll around the nature trail and look at all our friendly animals.


‘Mini farmer’ week
Wed 15th  –  Sun 19th August
Pull on your wellies and become a mini farmer for the day at Lower Drayton Farm – follow the information trail around all the different animals on the fun farm and test what you’ve learnt by answering questions on the quiz sheet. You can then draw your favourite animal to add to our ‘big farm’ picture in the craft room.

When you’re done, hop on the farm trailer ride to learn what’s happening on the farm during summer, take on the Maize Maze, let off steam on the adventure playground, stroll around the nature trail and look at all our friendly animals.

 

All Creatures Great & Small week  
Wed 22th  – Sun 26th August
This week, the trailer ride focus will be on all the different animals on the farm, including some of the its more unusual residents – namely the Rheas, Emus and Llamas. You’ll also learn about the wildlife that calls the farm home and what Ray and his family do to encourage it, with the chance to take part in a bug hunts and pond dipping sessions. All the usual fun of the farm – nature trails, adventure playground, maize maze and of course friendly animals to meet will be on offer too.

 

Chicken week
Wed 29th - Fri 31st August
For the final week of the 2018 school summer holidays, Lower Drayton Farm will be celebrating chickens! Meet and hold some recently-hatched chicks, learn about chickens and make some eggstra-ordinary artwork to take home! All the usual fun of the farm – nature trails, adventure playground, maize maze and of course friendly animals to meet will be on offer too.

 

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