From 1st Feb 2024 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 October 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.
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.
TO BOOK YOUR SCHOOL TRIP TODAY CLICK THIS LINK – Swithensfarm Shop (merlintickets.co.uk)
*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.