What’s On

See what’s happening…

Our annual calendar of events takes in the changing of the seasons and the developments on the farm. We celebrate key times of year with special half term events, school holiday camps, seasonal workshops and themed events at Easter, Halloween and Christmas, offering a range of unique and engaging activities each time you visit.

Here is our upcoming programme of events and offers…we hope to see you soon! 

Father Christmas at the Farm

Saturday 25 November - Sunday 24 December

Exciting news... Father Christmas is visiting us on the farm again this year! He's flying in to spend time with you and your family, hearing your Christmas wishes, collecting Christmas letters and checking in on his reserve team of reindeer. We are so excited to share our magical winter wonderland with you, and really hope you'll join us (and the big man!) for an extra special festive season.


Christmas Trees for Sale

From Saturday 25 November

Freshly cut, English grown Nordmann Fir Christmas trees and beautiful hand-made festive door wreaths are available to buy from the Farm Shop again this year. (10am - 5:30pm, Wed to Sun).

Tree prices:

  • 4-5ft for £30
  • 5-5.5ft for £35
  • 5.5-6ft for £45
  • 6-6.5ft for £55
  • 6.5-7.5ft for £65
  • 7.5-8.5ft for £75

SUPER SAVER OFFER: FREE farm admission (worth up to £30) with every Christmas tree purchase! Valid for up to 2 adults and 2 children on day of tree purchase only. Buy your tree and stay to explore the farm - what a fantastic way to kick-start your festive season!

Christmas Wreath Making Workshop

Thursday 30 November

Join us for a relaxed and sociable session of Christmas Wreath making, here in the comfort of our cosy Farm Cafe. All materials included, along with expert tuition and festive drinks & nibbles. Why not bring a friend or family member and enjoy this winter-time treat together.

Two sessions to choose from - 12:00pm and 6:30pm.

BONUS: Every workshop ticket includes a voucher for a FREE family visit to the farm!

Super Saver Season

1 November - 31 December (weekdays & weekends)

We believe there is still so much to be enjoyed at the farm this season. Wrap up warm, don your wellies and make the most of our Super Saver £7.50 per person ticket price. Valid on weekdays and weekends throughout November and December (excludes Father Christmas tickets).

  • Meet our cute new-born Berkshire Piglets in the Animal Barn!
  • Experience our immersive Flying Bird Display and animal encounters
  • FREE activity sheets for the little ones
  • Burn off some steam whatever the weather, in our fun indoor soft play area.
  • NEW perk! Join our @hogshawfarmcafe Coffee Club and earn stamps for hot drinks. Buy 6 drinks and get the 7th FREE! (*Valid in Farm Café only)

After School Entry

Wednesday - Friday, Term Time Only

Visit us for an After School session, the perfect way to wind-down and have some hands-on fun after a busy day of learning! Enjoy the farm & wildlife park from 3:00pm to 5:30pm Wednesday to Friday during term time.

Tickets are just £3.50 per child and include FREE admission for one adult. Kids Hot Meal Deals can also be purchased as an optional extra (order by 4pm on the day of your visit).

Little Muddy Boots

Thursdays and Fridays, term time only

Join Little Muddy Boots at their new location in the Hogshaw Farm Orchard, for a unique garden and nature club on Thursdays and Fridays. Stay and play sessions, inspiring outdoor play and hands-on learning. Aimed at children 1-6 years old.

WEEKEND TASTER SESSIONS - Saturday 25 November and Saturday 9 December, 9:30 - 10:30. 

customer reviews

Yvette Etcell
November 27, 2023

What a fabulous time we had yesterday at your Christmas experience! The activities hosted by your elves were spot on and helped to build the excitement in my 3-year old granddaughter as she waited for her turn to see the big man. I have to say that mummy, daddy and Grannie all agreed that Father Christmas was the best we’d ever seen and the gifts were great quality - even my 4-month old granddaughter was intrigued. The only tears were from Grannie, and she even got a hug from Santa 😂 Lovely touch that he called the children in by their names and he was sooo engaging and authentic - my daughter-in-law gave the whole experience 10/10 - high praise indeed!! 😀. We’ll be back!

Liam Bradley
November 20, 2023

Very informative & engaging member of staff on duty on the day we visited. She was on cleaning out & feeding duties. Enjoyed seeing all the animals & birds, enjoyed it so much that we forgot to attend the bird show. Cafe quite expensive for what you receive, we liked the kids picnic idea & cost though.

James Spriggs
November 18, 2023

Kids enjoyed it. Nice local attraction

Wendy Eggleton
November 11, 2023

We had a lovely time here for Gransons Birthday party.

Philip Steele
November 3, 2023

A lovely morning out which could have been longer. There’s loads to see and do and we really enjoyed our visit. Highly recommended!!

Layla Healey
October 29, 2023

Always a great time here. Kids love being able to get close to the animals

Brilliant place for the kids. Wide range of activities including indoor and outdoor playgrounds as well as opportunities to feed the animals.

Susan Upton
October 27, 2023

For us, as a family of 5, this is the best farm in the area. It has a beautiful gift shop and cafe that's actually nice to sit in! And then there a huge play area and cafe for kids. The animals are amazing and they are very varid- from birds to farm animals to insects/reptiles. The staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. Some of the animals are rare breeds too so that adds an extra layer of interest for everyone and its good to support them. They also have the best Halloween 🎃 potion making, pumpkin decorating, Harry Potter school in October and great kids activity camps during holidays! We've never been over Christmas but I can imagine their Christmas activities rival the best!