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Health & safety

Avoiding ill health

Visitors to the Farm are encouraged to wash their hands thoroughly after touching any animals. During lambing we ask the public to not touch young lambs.

For groups of ten or more, animal handling sessions can be arranged by our staff in advance of your visit. Please call us on 020 7515 5901.

Precautionary actions visitors should take

We are a City Farm operating in a rural environment. We therefore ask you to exercise care when walking around the site as ground is sometimes uneven and there are natural trip hazards.

We also expect parents to stay with children at all times and not expect our staff to perform child minding duties.

The Main Office collects lost property and any item found on the Farm should be handed in to the Main Office.

Animal Feeding

Following a visit by the Animal and Plant Health Agency we have been officially advised that we can no longer allow our visitors to feed fruit and vegetables bought from supermarkets to the animals.

We know this may disappoint some people, but we have to comply with the legislation, and anyone who ignores this rule is committing an offence under the Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (England) Regulations 2013.

Visitors will still be able to buy the grass pellets that we have on sale, as well as fresh grass picked on site.