Enjoy a great family day out at Manor Farm. Meet friendly farm animals as you stroll around a beautiful traditional farm.
Join in the daily activities on the farm which vary throughout the year. There are plenty of friendly animals to meet including cows, sheep, goats, donkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs and alpacas.
Explore the traditional farm buildings including the blacksmith's forge and wheelwrights. Then, visit the farmhouse and its beautiful cottage garden, where many fruits and vegetables grow. Explore the traditional farm buildings including the blacksmith's forge and wheelwrights. You can also find out what a privy (outside toilet) looks like. Go ’back’ to school in our Victorian schoolroom – can you avoid the dunce’s cap? Tractor fans young and old can pose for photos beside the restored vintage farm vehicles.
Let the kids run free in the farm-themed play area. It has large play tractors, combine harvester and pedal tractor circuit. Find your way through the seasonal Scarecrow Maize Maze and try your hand at den building in the wooded area
An exciting calendar of events runs during school holidays throughout the year. The themed activities and trails will keep everyone entertained. Check out their website and Facebook page for dates and details.
Food and Drink
The café by the entrance to the farm offers a selection of food and drink. From teas and ice creams to hot food and seasonal specials.
In the main reception barn you will find a small gift shop. It sells delicious seasonal produce including fruit and vegetables grown in the cottage garden. You will find free-range eggs from the farm hens and honey collected from the farm’s beehives too. There is also a wide range of gifts including children’s toys and games, jams and chutneys, homewares and souvenirs.
* 1 Mar to 3 Nov 2019 – Open daily 10am to 5pm
4 Nov to 2 Feb 2020 – Open weekends only 10am to 4pm
3 Feb to 1 Mar 2020 – Open daily 10am to 4pm
2 Mar to 1 Nov 2020 – Open daily 10am to 5pm
Last admission 1 hour before closing
Map & Directions
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Exit Junction 8 of the M27 and follow brown tourist information signs to Manor Farm and River Hamble Country Park.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest Train Station – Botley (45 minute walk from station to farm).
Nearest Bus Stop – Botley Number 3 Solent Blue Star - Buses 26, 401, X9, X15 (half hour walk from bus stop to farm).