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Oct Half Term – Robin Hood

14th of October to the 27th of October

Robin Hood

This year the Farm will be themed as “Robin Hood”  with a huge straw Nottingham castle, games, outlaw camp and lots of extra activities for your to enjoy.

Come dressed as Robin, Maid Marion, a merry outlaw or the Sheriff of Nottingham and take part in the daily fancy dress competition ( from Saturday 19th October).

Join us for story time in the Nottingham Castle or test your archery skills.

Here is the daily activity timetable – so much to do!

11.00am – Meet the Rabbits & Guinea Pigs – learn a little more about them

11.30pm – Target Practice – is your aim straight & true – by Pig Alley

12.00pm – Story-time in the Castle – sit & listen to a tale– in the Castle

12.30pm – Storm the Castle! – are you brave enough to beat the sheriff?

1.30pm –  Merry Men Training Camp – will you make the grade? – meet by the football pitch

2.00pm – Take from the rich and give to the poor – can you stop the cart as it takes the “safe” passage through Nottingham Forest?

2.30pm – Wild boar racing – meet in the pig racing field followed by the Fancy  Dress Competition ( from 19th October – 27th October)

3.00pm – Friar Tuck and his owl “Hoot” will teach you all about how the Merry Men survived in the forest and what they ate – in the  Castle ( Monday 21st October – Friday 25th October only)

3.00pm – Meet the Goats & Sheep – learn a little more about them

3.30pm –  Pig feeding Time – meet by the big pigs in pig alley

4.00pm – Meet the Rabbits & Guinea Pigs – learn a little more about them


Tractor Rides – Around the paddocks, Monday 14th October  – Friday 18th October  12pm. 2pm & 3.30pm – £1.00 per person for everyone aged 1 or over – Meet at the gate next to the straw barn** From Saturday 19th October – Sunday 27th October, tractor rides will run every hour on the hour from 11am – 4pm.

Merry Men Mystery Trail – Who lives and works in the village near Sherwood Forest? Can you find all the pictures hidden around the Farm? Return to the shop to collect a prize.

Get CraftyFREE – Make a hat for Robin Hood or a bonnet for Maid Marian –  in the Ed Room, 11am – 4pm – Monday 21st October – Friday 25th October incl.

Church Wood Walks – A peaceful haven away from the hustle & bustle – pick up a map and guide from the main till for a £1.00 refundable deposit.

Donkey Treks – £5.00 each – donkey & weather permitting – ask at the front desk for details

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