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image for Group Visits item typeGroup Visits at Old MacDonald’s Farm

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Animals and Wildlife

NFAN AWARD FOR EDUCATION 2015. REG AWD FOR EXCELLENCE 2008, VAQAS, ESSEX TOURISM AWARDS FINALIST 2010.

Old MacDonalds Educational Farm Park

Old MacDonalds Educational Farm Park

Special Offers

  • Offer: Get £12 off Standard Full Price Child admission when buying with an Adult ticket. Go to www.omdfarm.co.uk/book_online and use the promotional code 12LIVELOCAL16 at the checkout up to the day before your visit.
    The online offer cannot be used of the day of your visit and must be booked in advance. The £12 off Standard Full Price child admission code only applies when buying with an Adult ticket.
    No cash will be given in lieu of voucher.
    Vouchers are only valid at the establishment listed and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or concession.
    Dates valid:
    • Mon 11 Jul - Fri 4 Nov 2016
    Request voucher

Contact

Ray Smith

01277 375177

07913 549635

Address

Weald Road,
South Weald,
Brentwood,
Essex,
CM14 5AY

Details

Old Macdonald's Farm is a fun place to visit for families, with farmyard favourites, exotic animals, owls and other creatures along with rides, slides and other entertainment all part of your value for money entry fee. This is a great place for a group visit, a part of the Essex countryside just outside London.

Coach park: Plenty available on site, no need to book in advance.

Drop off: Adjacent to main entrance.

Driver: Light refreshments available for drivers

Visit hrs: 10

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Disabled access

Awarded Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge 2010, highly commended by BIAZA 2012. 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.

Prices

Ticket Type: Normal group price at farm entrance Book online discount price
Adults (16 years and over) £11.50 £9.50
Children (2-15 years) £10.50 £8.50
Senior Citizens £9.50 £7.50
The group rate gives a £5 per head reduction on the admission price when booked on line and there are special rates for those with special needs too, plus plenty of free parking for coaches.

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Location

Directions

Plan route to Old MacDonald’s Farm using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 549942  Lat: 51.62595 Long: 0.23750

By Road:
Close to the A12 (A1023)/M25 junction 28, follow road signs to Brentwood and then to the farm. First class parking facilities for all with parking for those with disabilities close to farm entrance. Also coach parking for schools and other groups.

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Awarded Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge 2010, highly commended by BIAZA 2012. 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.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system

Entrance

  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Food

  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesMenus available in large print (14pt and over)
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesGluten free (coeliacs)
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesLow potassium
    • YesLow sodium
    • YesNut free
    • YesAdditive free
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
    • YesVegan
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu

Notes

  • 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.