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Suspension of Family Bubble Visits

Sunday, 01 November 2020 19:17

Unfortunately with the new national restrictions announced by the government, we are no longer able to offer our family bubble visits. If and when we are able to do so again, we will let everyone know here and via our social media channels. Thanks for your understanding and we hope you are all staying safe and well.

Farm Opening Update 24 October 2020

Saturday, 24 October 2020 16:31

Hello Everyone,

Here is an update from Farmer Tom and the Mudchute team.

We will be remaining closed for the time being along with most of the other city farms in London. This is due to is having to work out how best to open as we differ from other city farms being located on public open space. We are looking at ways to reopen the farm in as safe a way as possible, whilst still protecting key staff who look after the animals.

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Our volunteering and work experience schemes are currently not running.

Our Cafe is open from Tuesday -Sunday 9:30am - 4:30pm.

The only toilets open on the farm are the ones located within the cafe and are for customer use only.

The wider park is still open and some animals can be viewed from a distance.

We are not running any Halloween events nor are we selling animal feed.

Please respect the closed off areas of the farm and do not cross the barriers.

Out of 15 city farms in London only the following farms below are open:

  • Stepney City Farm
  • Vauxhall City Farm
  • Kentish Town City Farm
  • Deen City Farm
  • Freightliners City Farm

Please do check their websites as restrictions are in place and booking may be required.

Stay safe and well.

We hope to see you again soon.

Courtyard Open for Family Bubble Bookings

Wednesday, 16 September 2020 12:41

Our farm courtyard will be opening on Sunday 4th October for family bubbles with family bookings. Please note that all times on the 4th and 11th of October are now booked. However, please do get in touch for the following Sunday (October 18th).

Session times as below:

10am to 10.30am
10.40am to 11.10am
11.20am to 11.50am
12.30pm to 1pm
1.30pm to 2pm
2.15pm to 2.45pm

Cost £30 per family/friends bubble of a maximum of 6 people (including babies and children).
Contactless payment on the day.
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Our farm courtyard has Covid secure measures in place and toilets.

  • Meet Omelette - Blue - Elvis and Mrs. Wilbur our Indian Runner duck wandering around our yard and taking a dip in their bath.
  • Have a hug with our Netherlands dwarf rabbits.
  • Give our Guinea pigs a treat and listen to them chattering away.
  • Feed our goats and sheep.
  • See our colourful birds, ducks and chickens.
  • Take your photo with Echo and Flossy our Shetland ponies.
  • Purchase a squirrel or bird table made by our students from George Green’s’ school, or make your own with Barry.
  • Gifts available from £1 at our pop up stall.
  • Animal feed and treats all included in the booking fee.

A safe way to meet family and friends, fresh air and good animal therapy.

Thank you in advance for your continued support of Mudchute Park & Farm.

No Access to Lower Paddock due to Grazing

Wednesday, 09 September 2020 07:40

Hello everyone farmer Tom here, I just wanted to let you all know that from today the sheep we will be grazing down in the lower paddock, which means that there will be no access into that field during the day (due to sheep being in there) or at night. There are four reasons why we are doing this:

  • At this current moment in time we cannot afford to get the fields mowed (annually they cost is around £6000+)
  • Grazing the sheep in that field will save us more money on feed as grass is the best feed that sheep can have.
  • Grazing helps increase the biodiversity of the area as the sheep will clear the more vigorous plant species leaving room for more delicate varieties to grow.
  • It is more environmentally friendly than mechanical mowing.

So please remember the following:

  • This does not limit people’s movements around the farm.
  • We have authorisation from LBTH.
  • Keep dogs on leads when walking around the nature trail area of the farm (livestock worrying by dogs is a criminal offence).
  • please pick up their poo and put it in the bins provided... there has been an increased dog poo left, especially on the nature trail!
  • Thank you very much in advance for your cooperation.

    Farmer Tom

    Muddy Boots After School Club Update

    Friday, 28 August 2020 18:09

    Muddy Boots ASC udpateAs school holidays come to an end, we have some good news to share regarding the Muddy Boots After School Club.