Bucklebury Farm Park, is now re-open to our general public. Our opening times are 09:30am – 5:00pm, 7 days a week.
No pre-booking is required, please arrive to the main barn for payment and entry.
We’ve been thinking long and hard about how you can get the most of your visit whilst helping us be COVID-secure, and that has meant we’ve made a few changes.
Please see Farm Activities for our changes.
To maintain social distancing, we’ll be asking you to follow our distance markers around the Farm Park and adhere to some new one-way routes.
We’d like to thank you in advance for your patience and understanding at this time, as we all work to adapt to a new way of visiting. We’ll have plenty of staff on hand to answer any questions, reassure any worries and to help you adapt to our changes.
We will continue to keep you updated on the opening of these aspects of the Farm Park.
When you arrive please leave plenty of space between your car and the next when parking, or if arriving by public transport please remember to follow government guidance surrounding face masks.
Then proceed as you usually would to enter the Farm Park. The entrance queue and exit path have been split to allow you to socially 2-meter distance when entering and exiting the Farm Park.
If you need to queue please remain 2 meters apart and wait at the entrance doors until you are called to an available till. Floor markings will be in place to make the process as easy as possible to follow. To allow for adequate space we will be operating just 2 tills, where we have plastic shields in place.
Following an update from the Government we are now running our usual summer timetable including our very popular tractor rides.
Animal interaction is now permitted by the Government and we will therefore be selling animal feed and running activities such as Pat-A-Pet and Egg Collecting.
Visitors are encouraged to make use of our washing stations throughout the day and also, before and after your visit to our Farm Yard.
Please always remember your social distancing.
We still have furloughed staff, please note, that especially during such feeding activities, staff may not have enough time to stop for answering many questions.
• The Pet – a – Pet is open
• Selfie Time with the Piglets is open
• Egg Collecting is open
• Pony Grooming is open
• Tractor and Trailer Rides will take place, with limiting numbers per ride. These are running throughout the day
• Indoor slides and soft play are now open, with closure periods for deep cleaning
• The Farm Yard Trail (NEW ONE WAY SYSTEM). Please remember to practice social distancing in this area and to strictly wash and sanitise hands thoroughly after touching any animals. Please keep to the one way system in place.
• We have toilets to cover the number of people we are limiting access to the park for. Any areas where we have urinals we ask that in order to practice social distancing that the middle urinal / middle area of the urinal is not used with signs in place to remind of this. The outer doors for toilet areas will be propped open, retaining the privacy of the stalls and urinals, however this allows you to see if there is a queue for stalls and to reduce the number of doors you need to touch during a visit.
Cleaning of door handles, push plates, taps, soap, and hand sanitiser dispensers will be cleaned regularly on a rotation throughout the day.
Please knock shout out upon using the toilets, to ensure they are free from other Guests.
As always you are welcome to bring a picnic to the Farm Park, however to discourage queueing at the front gate we will discourage re-entry to the park to minimise movement in and out through reception for trips to the car park.
We will have plenty of seating outside, all benches have been moved with a 2m space, which will be cleaned throughout the day and has been laid out to allow people to socially distance while eating, we kindly ask, picnic benches are not moved.
A strict queuing system will be in place where we will ask you to socially distance while waiting to order hot and cold drinks and ice-creams.
The indoor play area and play bus remains shut and use of the outdoor play with jumping pillow will be opened, due to the lifting of Government Guidance.
As that stands at this time it means that we will not have any indoor play slides and soft play open.
With the opening of non-essential retail shops from 15th June we will have our gift shop open and will be operating a queuing system to allow people not wishing to make purchases to easily leave the park through the shop without crossing the queue.
We will ask that you practice social distancing in the shop, try to minimise the number of people in your group browsing, have just 1 person from each group queuing to pay for products and keep the handling of products in the shop to a minimum.
When you leave through the exit doors the path will once again be split away from the entrance queue and you will be leaving through a new gate opposite to our main driveway into the Farm Park.