2018 Maize Maze Theme Revealed!

World’s First Escape Maize Maze at Adventure Farm this Summer The escape room craze is coming to Burton on Trent with a twist as we launch the world’s first ever escape maize maze! Escape Maze: Agent Academy will open on

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Lambing at the Adventure Farm

Will Jay, the National Forest Adventure Farm’s Livestock Team Leader, is responsible for the care, feeding, nutrition and health of all the animals on the Farm.  He will be overseeing the lambing of the 78 ewes this February. Here’s an

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Success at NFAN Awards

We’re delighted to have been awarded ‘Highly Commended’ in the 2018 National Farm Attractions Network Awards Innovation Award for our Help the Farmer activity. Our February Half Term Help the Farmer event has been designed as a weather proof added

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Our First Lamb of 2018

Out first lamb of 2018 was born overnight on Saturday 6th January. The birth was unassisted and the lamb and it’s mother are both doing well. The lamb is a Greyfaced Dartmoor sheep. Their fleece so thick they need to

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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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