Dunker joins the team!

“Dunker” the Dexter calf was born at the farm 3 weeks ago to mum Crumpet. The Dexter breed, which originates in Ireland, is the smallest of British cattle breeds. They are very versatile and also very hardy. Also, being pint

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85 Sheep Arrive at the Adventure Farm

On 24 August 85 Texel and Beltex ewes arrived at the Adventure Farm. The shearlings  (young sheep that have had their first shearing) were born in Spring 2016. They are mules which are sheep cross-bred with hardy breeds like a Blueface

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Fairytale calf adopted

Meet “Baby” Belle, a Jersey cross calf born to mum Nancy 2 weeks ago at the farm. Tragically, Nancy died soon after giving birth, but a happy ending was in store for our fairytale calf when Belle was adopted by

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New Arrivals at the Farm!

We are very excited to welcome Nelly,  our new rare breed pig and her piglets to the Adventure Farm, recently purchased after winning 2nd prize at the Staffordshire County Show. Nelly is an Oxford Sandy Black, a rare traditional breed

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Twilight Maze raises £2500 for Midlands Air Ambulance Charity!

On Saturday 5th August over 400 visitors helped us to raise a huge £2,425.00 for the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity at a special Twilight Maize Maze event at the Farm. Visitors had the unique experience of navigating our 10 acre

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The Making of a Maize Maze

There has been a Maize Maze at the National Forest Adventure Farm since 2004. Here’s a Q&A with Farmer and Adventure Farm Director, Tom Robinson on how the Maize Maze is created: Time Lapse Video of the Maize Maze Growing

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Our Biggest Ever School Trip

Last week we had our biggest ever school trip! 300 children from Marsh Hill Primary School in Birmingham enjoyed a day out at the Adventure Farm. The children took part in a scarecrow workshop, each making their own mini scarecrow

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Rugby Players Get Farm Fit!

Barton under Needwood RUFC players have begun a novel fitness regime to prepare for next season. They’ve been using our equipment to get farm fit. The weekly training sessions see the team pulling tractors, lifting tractor tyres and even exercising

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Pumpkin Planting

Our Halloween pumpkins have been planted today by Fiona, Molly and Dorian from family business Pumpkins R Us. The crop should give us 6,000 pumpkins in 3 different varieties so there will be plenty to choose from come October half

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