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An award-winning Educational Farm Park in the Essex countryside - on the outskirts of East London, with farmyard favourites and exotic animals, plus indoor and outdoor leisure activities. All groups are welcome, with plenty of parking for coaches and mini buses adjacent to the farm - free of charge. Special rates are available for groups of 15 or more, and guided tours can be arranged on request. Please ring the farm in advance on (0)1277 375177 to book your visit, and you will be made very welcome.
OPENING TIMES: All year. 1 May to 31 October, daily, 1000-1700. 1 November to 30 April, daily, 1000-1600. Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, between 21and 25 January and 28 January to 1 February.
SUGGESTED LENGTH OF VISIT: 3 to 4 hours.
GROUP TRAVEL FACILITIES:
Free preliminary visit for group organiser, coach parking on site, coach drop off/pick up point, coach driver concessions and facilities, guided group tours, toilets, shop, picnic area, cafe/restaurant, wheelchair access.
See website - www.omdfarm.co.uk for details.
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.
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.