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Sitting in 22 acres of Essex countryside, Old Macdonald's Farm has a wide range of farmyard favourites, rare breeds and a petting section, plus exotic animals such as Meerkats, Wallabies and Otters. There are indoor play facilities when the weather turns a little duller, plus outdoor activities and leisure rides to entertain and amuse. A super cafeteria is available or you can bring packed lunches and snacks of your own. We have animated shows that not only entertain but also teach our visitors, young and old, about matters of environmental and agricultural interest. They are great fun too!
Please visit: www.omdfarm.co.uk (Online bookings also avaliable )
Price includes all activities at the farm and wristbands for over 2 year olds for unlimited goes on the rides. Admission for under 2 year olds are free, however purchase of a £3 wristband will be needed to use the rides.
Optional coin operated arcade games are avaliable.
There are special rates for group bookings including schools and special needs. Plus afternoon saver prices,birthday parties and up and coming special event offers.
|Season Dates||Opening Hours|
|Notes||April 1st - September 30th: 10am - 5pm weekdays, weekends & Bank Holidays
October 1st - March 31st: 10am - 4.00pm weekdays & weekends.
Old MacDonald's Farm is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Eve. From the 3rd to 28th January 2011 is closed during the week, except for weekends.
Weald Road, South Weald, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5AY
Map reference: TQ 549942 Lat: 51.62595 Long: 0.23750
Parking : free
Nearest station : 3 miles (4.8 kms) from Brentwood station
Winners of the East of England Tourist Board Award for Excellence 2008 for Sustainable Tourism, highly commended in Essex awards 2009 and 2010 for sustainable tourism and access for all. Awarded Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge 2010. Popular attraction for families and for schools and colleges encouraging learning through fun for all ages. Fully accessible pathways allow those with mobility problems and families with push chairs to reach all parts of the farm, and staff are on hand to assist those with special needs. Learn about Old Macdonald's award winning environmental project, the astonishing Tractorpult, and come up with your ideas for helping improve the world in which we live whilst having an enjoyable day out.
|Sat 15, Sun 16 Jun 2013||Bio Blitz Weekend|
The farm has one wheelchair to provide on request (Please ring to book in advance).
Cafe provides a variety of freshly cooked meals such as: Fish, Jacket Potatoes, sandwiches, Baguettes, Hamburgers and vegetable Burgers. Some food products are also Halal (Please ask in Cafe direct).
Preliminary visits are avaliable for groups.