Welcome to the Wigfield Farm blog!


Welcome to the Wigfield Farm blog!

Wigfield Farm has a wide range of animals and is a platform for Land Based Industries courses at Barnsley College.

The farm is open for anyone to come and visit.

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Gift Vouchers, Gift Sets and animal adoptions available now!

Are you struggling for gift ideas?
Why not buy a Wigfield Farm Gift Set, Gift Voucher for a VIP animal experience or adopt an animal?
The farm animal gift set is £12 and includes a fabulous farm animal book, a family voucher for free entry to the farm for a day [for 2 adults and up to 3 children] and either a cuddly toy cow, lamb or horse.
The tractor gift set is £12 and includes a fabulous farm animal book, a family voucher for free entry to the farm for a day [for 2 adults and up to 3 children] and a toy tractor.
We have two gardening gift sets available. The £12 gift set includes a beautiful plant, a pair of gloves and secateurs and a voucher for 20% off all Spring pots and planters at Wigfield Farm.
The £8 gift set includes a beautiful plant, a herb pot, a pair of gloves, a fork and a voucher for 20% off all Spring pots and planters at Wigfield Farm.
Gift vouchers for VIP animal experiences are also available, you can choose from Meerkat, Reptile or Rabbit experience vouchers. Animal experiences are for adults and children aged 5 years and over.
How about adopting an animal for your loved one? You can choose from Meerkats, Owls, Alpacas, shetland ponies, tortoise or you could sponsor our reptile, aquatics or rodent room. All adoption packs include an annual pass to the farm for free entry for your family for 1 year, adoption certificate, a photo of your animal, your name on display, a cuddly toy or keyring.
For more information on any gift sets, gift vouchers or animal adoptions please email: l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk or ring [01226] 216 474
 
 

Monday, 24 March 2014

Easter Event @ Wigfield Farm

Wigfield Farm are holding a fabulous Easter Event on Easter Sunday [20th April] and Easter Monday [21st April] 10am-4pm [both days] so why not come and join us and the animals :)
There will be:
Small animal petting area
Exotics room will be opened
Sunflower growing competition [50p per go]
Keeper talks
Bouncy castle *Weather dependent
Free Treasure hunt [with a prize for every child]
Face-painter
Arts n crafts
Golf - 1 free child with every paying adult [only for Easter Event] *Weather dependent
Mista Twister Balloon modeller- Monday only!
 
Adults £3, Children/Concessions £1.50, Children under 3yrs FREE, Season ticket holders FREE
 
For more info. Ring [01226] 216 474 or email l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

Cuteness Overload!!!

How cute are these?!!! These are Multimammates or African Soft Furred Mice :)
These are also available to buy £2.50 each or 5 for £10.00
Please email l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk or ring [01226] 216 474 for more details

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Merry Christmas from all the animals at Wigfield Farm

All the animals at Wigfield Farm would like to wish everyone Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

We are closed from Monday 23rd December and
reopen on Monday 6th January.

Thank you for all your support over the past year and we hope to see you all in 2014 :)

Monday, 2 December 2013

Gift Vouchers, Gift Sets and Animal Adoptions available now!

Are you struggling for gift ideas? Why not buy a Wigfield Farm Gift Set, Gift Voucher for a VIP animal experience or adopt an animal?
The farm animal gift set is £12 and includes a fabulous farm animal book, a family voucher for free entry to the farm for a day [for 2 adults and up to 3 children] and either a cuddly toy cow, lamb or horse.
The tractor gift set is £12 and includes a fabulous farm animal book, a family voucher for free entry to the farm for a day [for 2 adults and up to 3 children] and a toy tractor.
We have two gardening gift sets available. The £12 gift set includes a beautiful plant, a pair of gloves and secateurs and a voucher for 20% off all Spring pots and planters at Wigfield Farm.
The £8 gift set includes a beautiful plant, a herb pot, a pair of gloves, a fork and a voucher for 20% off all Spring pots and planters at Wigfield Farm.
Gift vouchers for VIP animal experiences are also available, you can choose from Meerkat, Reptile or Rabbit experience vouchers.
How about adopting an animal for your loved one? You can choose from Meerkats, Owls, Alpacas, shetland ponies, tortoise or you could sponsor our reptile, aquatics or rodent room. All adoption packs include an annual pass to the farm for free entry for your family for 1 year, adoption certificate, a photo of your animal, your name on display, a cuddly toy or keyring.
For more information on any gift sets, gift vouchers or animal adoptions please email: l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk or ring [01226] 216 474
To keep up to date with all farm news you can follow us on the links below:

Our website: http://www.barnsley.ac.uk/facilities/wigfield-farm/

Our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Official-Wigfield-Farm/224446247592285#!/pages/Official-Wigfield-Farm/224446247592285

Our Twitter page: https://twitter.com/WigfieldFarm









Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Young Keeper Experience

Young Keeper Experience
Children can hold snakes and lizards, feed lizards, feed meerkats, feed rabbits and guinea pigs, cuddle bunnies and feed pigs.
£10 per child, but an adult has to stay to supervise [adult gets free entry]
Monday 28th Oct, Tuesday 29th Oct, Wednesday 30th Oct and Friday 1st Nov. [excludes Thursday 31st Oct due to Halloween event]
1-4pm
7-14yr olds [some flexibility on age may be given]
BOOKING ESSENTIAL - only 8 places available each afternoon.
Email l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk or ring [01226] 216 474
 


Friday, 27 September 2013

Halloween at Wigfield Farm Thursday 31st October 5-7pm

 
 Are you brave enough to come to Wigfield Farm on Halloween?
Our Reptile Room will be open to the public if you dare to go in!
 
 Halloween @ Wigfield Farm - Thursday 31st October 5-7pm

 
There will be a [free] Haunted Treasure Hunt
Face painter
Mista Twister Balloon modeller
Fancy Dress competition [for children and adults]Spooky Arts and Crafts
Bouncy Castle *
Fire Poi display*
 
* Weather dependent
 
Adults £3, Children / Concessions £1.50, children under 3yrs FREE, Season ticket holders FREE, Family ticket £8 [for 2 adults and up to 3 children].
 
For more information ring [01226] 216 474 or email l.robinson@barnsley.ac.uk

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Macmillan Coffee Morning @ Wigfield Farm

 
Come and join us for oue Macmillan Coffee Morning...FREE ENTRY to the farm all day on Friday 27th September 10am-4pm all we ask is a donation to be given to Mcmillan Cancer Support...we are sure you will agree this is a fantastic cause! There will be cream teas and buns in the cafe as well as a raffle [1st prize is an annual pass to the farm, 2nd prize is a meerkat experience and 3rd prize is a cuddly meerkat toy]