Re-opening Guidelines & FAQ's

We’re excited to be re-opening from Saturday 1st August, following the latest government guidance.

All visitors must book online in advance.

A visit to Piglets Adventure Farm will be a little different from usual, but still packed full of family fun and adventure! We’ve listed some of the new safety measures we have put in place below, along with some useful information about your visit. These measures may change as government guidance is updated.

We’re also proud holders of the Visit Britain ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry standard mark. This shows that we have passed an assessment to confirm that we are correctly following COVID-19 government guidelines.

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How we’re keeping customers and staff safe:

During the time we have been closed our team have undertaken detailed risk assessments and training. We’ve worked hard to implement additional safety measures and precautions across the park to ensure that a visit to Piglets Adventure Farm is safe for the whole family.

-All visitors (including members) must purchase tickets online in advance of their visit, with details taken upon booking to ensure we can track and trace if needed. We’ll be reserving a proportion of tickets each day especially for our Annual Members. These tickets will be released every Thursday for the following Monday – Sunday dates.

-We’ll limit the number of visitors to the park each day and have staggered entry slots to ensure everyone can keep to the government social distancing requirements.

-Upon booking, we’ll ask all visitors to accept our Customer Agreement to make sure everyone knows what to expect when visiting us. This includes things like agreeing to social distancing, only visiting in family groups or social bubbles and sanitising your hands before and after using play equipment.

-We have placed extra hand-sanitiser & handwash stations at the entrances, exits and at regular stops around Piglets Adventure Farm and our team will be operating an increased cleaning schedule.

-We’ll have formalised queuing and some areas of Piglets Adventure Farm may have one way systems to aid social distancing.

-We have appropriate PPE and screens in place for our team to make sure they are safe.

-Our Coffee House and Entrance Retail Toilets will be closed to meet the governments social distancing requirements. The only toilet facilities open within the business will be the ones located in the centre of the park. We have a dedicated toilet attendant and park cleaner to regularly sanitise high contact areas.

-Some of our catering outlets will be closed, but our Ice Cream Parlour, Piggy Pizza Parlour & The Beach Café will be serving a selection of takeaway food and drinks.

-Following government guidelines, some attractions at Piglets Adventure Farm will remain closed.

If you are not feeling well with either one or more of the symptoms of Covid-19, it’s important that you and those who you have been in close contact with do not visit Piglets Adventure Farm, stay at home and follow government and NHS 111 advice.

Please follow social distancing and keep apart from other households during your visit to Piglets Adventure Farm.

Further FAQ’s:

Will everything be open at Piglets Adventure Farm?

-Following government guidelines, some attractions at Piglets Adventure Farm will remain closed until further notice.

-Unfortunately, we cannot yet open our Indoor Bale Play Baaarn, Barrel Train Ride, Tractor and Trailer Ride, Water Play at The Beach and Water Wars, Animal Activities and Animal Demonstrations.

-Please remember that following government guidelines all of our open activities are outdoors. Don’t forget to bring wellington boots and umbrellas if it’s a rainy day and sun hats and sun cream for the sunshine!

These closures will be reviewed regularly in line with government guidance.

Will I be able to just turn up on the day if I haven’t booked a ticket?

-All visitors including members must pre-book their tickets and arrival timeslot online in advance of their visit. This ensures that we can manage social distancing and the number of visitors on site.

Will I be able to arrive at Piglets Adventure Farm outside of my allocated arrival time?

-We’ve introduced arrival times so make sure that visitors are evenly spaced around Piglets Adventure Farm to make sure that visitors and staff are safe.

-It’s really important that you keep to your allocated arrival time. We won’t be able to permit entrance for any visitor, including members, who have not booked a timeslot.

How long can I stay at Piglets Adventure Farm?

-You are welcome to stay all day from the time of your allocated arrival timeslot.

If I or a member of my household have Covid-19 symptoms on the day that I have booked to visit what should I do?

-If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 it’s really important that you stay at home and don’t visit us. All tickets are non-refundable but they can be transferred to another day if you are unable to visit due to COVID-19 symptoms or isolation. If this applies to you, please contact us on info@pigletsadventurefarm.co.uk.

Will there be food & drinks available to purchase on site?

-Some of our catering outlets will be closed, but our Ice Cream Parlour, Piggy Pizza Parlour & The Beach Café will be serving a selection of takeaway food and drinks. We will only be accepting card payments on site and a formalised queuing system will be in place.

Can I bring a picnic?

-Picnics are allowed on site but we ask that all rubbish is taken home to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19 on site.

Do you have disabled access toilets?

-If you require an accessible toilet please let one of our team members know upon arrival.

I have a gift voucher, can I use it to book tickets online?

-We’re unable to offer this service at the moment, but you can use your voucher to purchase food & drink and items from the gift shop on site.

I have a complimentary day pass, can I use it book tickets online?

-Unfortunately, we’re unable to offer this service at the moment.

I have an unredeemed radio voucher, how can I use it?

-All Radio Voucher tickets are purchased through our partner radio stations and no money exchanges hands with Piglets Adventure Farm. We are aware that there are a number of radio vouchers that were purchased for our Easter 2020 event that remain unredeemed due to the closure of the farm. If you hold one of these tickets, you will be able to redeem it at our Easter 2021 event.

Schools & Groups

Special Pre-Booked Groups Offer*
-Under 1’s are admitted free
-FREE adult for every 5 paying children with groups of 15+ paying visitors

Fun & Educational Day Out

Our curriculum supported schools and groups packages are designed for children in Pre-School & Key Stage 1.

At Piglets Adventure Farm we take a fun, hands on approach to learning and we would love to welcome your school or group.

During their visit children will learn about the farming environment, natural habitats, relationships with food and the importance of the outdoors through fun but structured farm based activities and adventure play.

We will work with you to create a tailored package unique to your requirements which could include…

There’s so much to see and do…

– Undercover Animal Barn & Piglet Maternity Ward
– Pet & feed our furry friends
– Vegetable Growing Patch
– Huge Indoor Play Barn
– Supervised Farm based Activities & Demonstrations
– Tractor & Trailer Rides
– Explore our Indoor & Outdoor Play
– Build a Fairy Bug Hotel
– Sport Active Play

Our Facilities

– School room for leaving bags & lunch boxes
– Picnic area
– Hand washing points & child friendly toilets
– Easy disabled access around the farm
– Coffee House & Play Barn with hot meals, drinks & more
– Large car park for cars & buses

Risk assessments are available upon request and a FREE site visit for the teacher is also available if required.

How To Book and Find Out More

We understand the needs of every school and group are different and we would love to tailor a package unique to you.

To discuss your requirements please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01904 499183

*T&C’s:
-We limit the number of school and group children places each day so that we can deliver our activities to the highest standard so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
-On the day of your visit, we will issue you with an invoice based on the actual number of admissions.
-Our Group Rate is only for organised groups.

Toddler Classes

We’re the perfect place to bring your little piggies for lots of term time fun!

What will you do first? See adorable rabbits, ponies, goats and chicks in the Animal Barn and  little piglets in the Piglet Maternity Ward, explore the Nature and Farmyard Trail or hunt for fairy houses in the Fairy Tale Trail… there’s just so much to do!

And the fun continues indoors! Hop aboard the tractor & trailer ride to our undercover Bale Play Baaarn, and climb the straw bale mountain, race friends on ride-on Tractors and mess around in our dig’n’play corn pit!

Book discounted tickets to the farm here 

We’ve got lots of classes for you and your little ones too, take a look below…

NEW Little Cricket
Little Cricket is more than just bats and balls, it is a fun, new, pre-school activity class that teaches your child Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) using cricket-based games and equipment.  After their free taster class every child receives a Little Cricket kit comprising a Little Cricket T-shirt, water bottle, skills tracker and kit bag!
Classes on Thursdays, starting Thursday 13th September 2018:
10.15am – 11am Maxis (3-4 year olds)
11.15am – 12pm Minis (2-3 year olds)
Age: 2-4
Price: £7 each. First class is FREE
How to Book: Call Melissa on 07511 046890 | www.little-cricket.co.uk

My Baby Can Dance
The award-winning movement to music activity class which enhances children’s learning and memory development whilst having great fun dancing. Voted Best Music class in York 2017 and 2018 Little
Viking Awards.
Age: 1 – 4
Price: £25 for a block of 5 classes. 50% discount for a second child.
How to Book: 07714 210814 | katherinembcd@gmail.com | mybabycandance.com

Moo Music
Moosical fun for your little one, through singing, dancing and playing. Interactive sessions helping children gain confidence and develop, memory, language and coordination in an exciting and multisensory way.

Mixed Moo
Packed with fun and games, using puppets, props and percussion instruments to enhance children’s learning. Babies are welcome to come along with older sibling.
Age: 0 – 5
Price: £5 per class. Introductory offer 3 classes for £10
How to Book: 07794 201047 | moomusicwithbeth@gmail.com | moo-music.co.uk

Rhythm Time
Award-winning, fun & developmental multi sensory music classes for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Our specially created music-based activities will stimulate all their senses AND help develop their
COMMUNICATION, SPEECH,CONFIDENCE, LITERACY, LISTENING, SKILLS, PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT and SOCIAL SKILLS – all whilst having fun to music!
Rhythm Time have GOLD accreditation with the Children’s Activities Association so you’ll be sure that our classes are the BEST quality!
Age: Babies group from birth – approx 15months,  Toddlers group from 1 (or walking) – approx 4
Price: £5 per class (paid termly)
How to Book: 07847 717403| rachelkm.rt@gmail.com | rhythmtime.net/rm79 | Facebook Rhythm Time York Selby and Surrounding Areas.

Paper Planes and Daisy Chains
Do you know a certain little someonewho is only happy when buildingsomething or singing the house down? Well our crafty theatre classes are perfect for your little cherubs. Fun and colourful classes which give your little ones a new skill or something crafty to take home.
Age: 3 – 4
Price: £5 per class. Anything made in the class can be taken home.
How to Book: 07500 069412 | paperplanes@sixlips.co.uk |paperplanesanddaisychains.co.uk

Book discounted tickets to the farm here 

Play

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Due to COVID-19 there may be changes to facilities and attractions, as well as additional health and safety measures in place, during your visit.
Please click here to see the most up to date information.

Get ready for a full day of fun with lots of attractions for the entire family.

What will you do first? Jump for joy on our Bouncing Pillows, hunt for houses in the Fairy Trail, or tackle the Olym-Pig Assault Course! You can sculpt sandcastles in the Giant Sand Pit, climb over Giant Pigs, beat mum and dad on the Pedal Go-Karts, be a farmer on your own Kidbine Tractor, take a swing in Crazy Golf and explore the Nature and Farmyard Trails… there’s just so much to do!

And the fun continues indoors! Hop aboard the tractor & trailer ride to our undercover Bale Play Baaarn, and climb the straw bale mountain, race friends on ride-on Tractors, brave our drop slides, monkey about on our rope swings, and mess around in our dig’n’play sand pit!

Come and have a great family day out!

Meet our Animals

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Due to COVID-19 there may be changes to facilities and attractions, as well as additional health and safety measures in place, during your visit.
Please click here to see the most up to date information.

Our animals are always pleased to see you!

Get close to farmyard friends in the Animal Barn. We have exciting petting & feeding sessions every day for all the family to enjoy! You can stroke bunnies, guinea pigs and cute baby chicks, brush the resident Kune Kune pigs (they love this) and even milk a cow. Don’t forget to say hello to our alpacas Juno & Bandi.

Want to see little piglets? The Piglet Maternity Ward is home to expectant mums and piglets. You can get really close and watch them nestle mum and feed from her. If you’re really lucky you might even see some being born – such a memorable experience.

Look out for all the different animals in the paddocks too, including curly tailed pigs, ponies, goats, chickens and more.

Food

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Due to COVID-19 there may be changes to facilities and attractions, as well as additional health and safety measures in place, during your visit.
Please click here to see the most up to date information.

With so much to do you’ll need a bite to eat! Choose Piglets Coffee House, Truffles Trough Café or Piggy Pizza Parlour

Piglets Coffee House serves delicious food including Jacket Potatoes, Paninis, Burgers, Sandwiches, home-made Soup and lots more, all made onsite or from local suppliers using locally sourced produce. We cater for Gluten Free and Vegetarian too.

Relax with a lovely Cappuccino, Latte or strong Yorkshire tea and the little ones can even enjoy a Babyccino or cool drink.

Fancy something sweet? Tuck into yummy treats from our luxury award winning Salted Caramel Brownies, Trillionaires Muffins, delicious Honeycomb Tiffin and so much more!

Why not try some Piggy Poo!? Our very own ice cream from local supplier Northern Bloc. Available in our new Ice Cream Parlour and Play Barn Café.

Please note that our Truffles Trough Café and Piggy Pizza Parlour are open weekends & school holidays only.