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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.
Booking by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

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    Opening/Access Update 12 July 2020

    Sunday, 12 July 2020 12:33

    Since late March, we have had to reduce visitor's access to view the animals by closing off the main livestock section of the farm. The closure of this area does not impede people’s access to the main footpaths and largest areas of the farm, but helps keep our staff who care for our animals safe.

    These areas of the farm will remain closed until we can work out how we can reopen safely and we will keep you updated on our progress.

    Please do continue to follow the governments guidelines and respect the closures we have put in place to safeguard our farm staff as well as yourselves.

    We are also delighted to announce that our cafe Mudchute Kitchen is now open again with new safety measures in place! Mudchute Kitchen is open from 9.30-3pm on Tuesday through Friday, and from 9.30 to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Note the cafe is closed on Mondays.