School Bookings

Book your next school trip online with Swithens Farm

School friendly fun!

  • Up close and personal ‘hands on’ approach to learning.
  • Educational experience on a real working farm.
  • Knowledgeable team of staff to assist you and your class.
  • Easy & simple booking process.


Advanced bookings only please. We charge £8.80 per child including VAT (minimum of 20 children)*. This includes entry to the petting farm and the outdoor playground, a tub of carrots, a guided tour of the animals, bottle feeding the lambs or calves (dependant on time of year), and a tractor ride. School trips are from 10.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m, Tuesday to Friday in TERM TIME ONLY, between March and September every year. 

A non-refundable £20 deposit is required to secure a school trip booking.

We have cows, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, donkeys, llamas, alpacas, emus, meerkats, turtles, rabbits and guinea pigs. We have a covered area where the children can have a picnic. This is only a covered area and is still open to the elements – not properly indoors.

New for 2025! – We are offering sandwich boxes for the children, minimum order 12 boxes. They are £5 each & include sandwiches (choose from ham, jam, cheese & tuna), a packet of crisps, chocolate role & a piece of fruit.
A dilute juice is also included, or you can upgrade to a fruit shoot for 50p extra per child.

We can provide risk assessments but recommend you do your own risk assessment for the farm and outdoor playground.
We can take up to 60 children at a time and if there are over 20 they are split into groups with one group going around the animals while the other group are in the outdoor playground.

Teachers and carers are free. We allow 1 teacher or carer in free per 4 children.

We can work around curriculum’s and organise demonstrations and/or activities depending on the time of year.


*Please note the full balance for the trip must be paid 7 days before the date of the trip. If a school trip is cancelled less that 7 days prior to the trip date, 50% of the balance will be due.

Swithens Farm Shop Ltd currently hold a license to exhibit animals, licence number 18/01205/COMM