Type of Venue






Or Venue Name


image for Children's Activity Event item typeSix Weeks of Summer at Barleylands

  • VistEngland VAQAS
  • Essex Tourism Awards
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Children's Activity Event, Mon 24 Jul - Fri 1 Sep 2017


Bottle feed animals every day

Bottle feed animals every day

Bottle feed animals every day


Barleylands Road,
CM11 2UD


Keep the kids entertained and get out and about this summer with a new adventure to enjoy every week at Barleylands Farm Park in Billericay.

There’s six weeks of fun with a host of different activities to enjoy from bug hunting, bird spotting and treasure hunts to magic mayhem and circus skills workshops.

With something different to do every week of the school summer holidays, the six weeks of fun are:
• Go Wild: (24th - 28th July) Bug hunt and bird spotting in the new aviary. Native bird of prey display and make a bird feeder
• Animal Magic: (31st - 4th August) Variety of animal themed interactive activities, petting, grooming and special talks
• Treasure Hunters: (7th - 11th August) Take part in our family self-led treasure hunt, use your map and compass, solve the clues to find Old Gold Creek and pan for gold
• Magic & Mayhem: (14th – 18th August) Back by popular demand - Skittle Man and Colonel Custard return with bonkers fun and crazy shows
• Rumble in the Jungle: (21st -25th August) Meet jungle creatures in a host of interactive shows by the Snakes Alive Team
• Barley Fest: (28th -1st September) It’s our first family festival – don’t miss all the entertainment and activities.

Indoor and outdoor activities with something to do whatever the weather!

Don’t forget to take a look around The Village during your visit – adjacent to the Farm Park it’s the perfect place to browse more than 50 craft studios, shops and boutiques and enjoy a tasty treat in the Tiptree Tea Rooms. Plenty of free parking.
Book your Farm Park tickets online to save 10% - www.barleylands.co.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 24 Jul - Fri 1 Sep 2017 10:00 17:00


Child - £11
Adult - £12

Events at this Venue

date event
Mon 24 Jul - Fri 1 Sep Six Weeks of Summer
Wed 30 Aug Farmers’ Market



Plan route to Barleylands using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TQ 694920  Lat: 51.60140 Long: 0.44523

By Road:
From M25/A127. Exit J29 onto A127 (Southend bound). Exit at A176 junction for Basildon/Billericay. At roundabout take 3rd exit on to South Wash Road following the brown tourism info signs for Barleylands Farm Museum. At the second roundabout turn left in to Barleylands Road. Our large car park is on the Right Hand Side.
Follow Brown Signs from A127 and A12

By Public Transport:
The nearest Train Station is Billericay Station. From here you can take the number 100 bus to Barleylands.
The number 100 bus stops at Barleylands Craft and Farm Centre, the buses run every 20mins.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 3 miles from Billericay station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • 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
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • 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)


  • YesService dogs are NOT allowed:
  • not allowed in farm park due to the animals on sit

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


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesSugar free (diabetic)
    • YesNut 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