Old MacDonalds Farm & Fun Park Essex
Old MacDonald's Farm, Weald Road, Brentwood, CM14 5AY
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Listed under: Curriculum Subject / Activity Type | Themed Attraction | Zoos | Wildlife and Nature Reserves | Special Educational Needs (SEN) | Outdoor Education | Indoor Activity & Soft Play Centres | Ecology & Green Awareness | Farms | Animal Welfare | Adventure Playgrounds | Day Trip Destinations | Conservation
What we offer
Old Macdonald’s Farm & Fun Park offers a diverse educational program covering a variety of subjects fantastic for Pre Schoolers, Key stage 1 & Key Stage 2. Learning at Old Macdonald’s is fun and interactive; children will be able to learn about farming first hand. We supply various tailored workshops and animal petting sessions around your classes needs, our specialist subjects are Life Cycles, Where food comes from, Prey & Predators, Animal care and farming. With a dedicated classroom for various workshops and animal tours your class can really benefit from getting up close to some of our animals while learning from our very own animal keepers! Follow our fun facts trail and learn more about our animals on the farm including where our Meerkats originate from! Don’t forget our many rides, indoor & outdoor play areas and our special animated singing shows join our singing chicken show and sing & dance along while learning what life is like on the farm! Make learning fun take a trip to Old Macdonald’s Farm & Fun Park.
What makes us a great choice?
Not only can you visit our many familiar farmyard friends but we also you can meet our Otters, Meerkat, Rhea & Wallaby who are not your ordinary farm friend! Old Macdonald’s is a place for learning but also having fun, you will have access to our rides, indoor & outdoor play areas, animated shows & or farmyard maze, construction site and pig pier! Please note our Doggy Dog Rollercoaster is only open on weekends, bank holidays and school holidays, if you would like us to open the Doggy Dog Rollercoaster please request this when booking. Children must be 1.2 meter to ride.
Accreditation and Awards
Old Macdonald’s Farm & Fun park are please to announce that we hold a LOtC Quality Badge.
Group Sizes Catered For
Materials, Resources & Information Provided
Yes online we provide various downloadable stimulus & resources for pre school, Key stage 1 & 2, which can be used prior to your visit and after.
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
We are happy for classes to take photos of the farm and of their class, you must seek prior consent to take imagery of visitors.
Risk Assessment Details
Once a group has been booked teachers are allowed to visit the farm free of charge when it is convenient for them, they must email us prior to the visit.
Education Officer Information
Yes - Shannon Manning
Adults- 9.75 (1 adult is free every 5 paying children) Children- £8.55 Please contact us for further discounts for SEN groups.
We would suggest wearing weather appropriate clothing.
First Aid Information
We have a number of first aiders onsite at all times.
Accessible Toilets Cafeteria Gift Shop Indoor Soft Play Classroom Indoor & outdoor picnic areas to eat pack lunches Dedicated room for bags & pack lunch boxes.
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
Disabled toilets Trained staff All rides are accessible*
Opening Hours & Information
“St lukes nursery would just like to thank you for a lovely day at the park today. Staff were very accommodating and helpful especially Kevin and the lady with the owl and horse !! The children had a great time and our parents are keen to visit again with there children.” Thank you Sue Hudson trip leader