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Godstone Farm

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  • Enjoy a family day out meeting and feeding some friendly animals.
  • The kids can immerse themselves in play time at the role play village.
  • This family-friendly farm offers a variety of activities, including tractor rides and pig feeding sessions.

Looking for an interactive and educational farm to take the children to? Godstone Farm is the ideal destination for your family, all within easy reach of London, Sussex, Surrey, and Kent. Plus, if you and the kids aren't farm-ed out by the time you end your day at Godstone (who wouldn't want to spend more time cuddling little furry friends?), there are tons of other brilliant farms in the South East to explore, including Mead Open Farm and Roves Farm.

Situated in the town of Godstone near Oxted, Godstone Farm is one of the most popular farms for children in the South East. Over 500 animals await you, cared for with the highest standards of welfare, and there are picnic spots aplenty nestled in their 45 acres of land. The Dino Trail also awaits your Jurassic explorers, and they can further exhaust themselves in the outdoor adventure playground. Godstone Farm has activities galore to ensure the whole family are entertained during your visit.

There are a host of furry, fluffy friends ready to meet your family at Godstone Farm. Georgia the pony resides with the other horses, donkeys, and ponies, and the rabbits, chinchillas, ferrets, and degus are also waiting to welcome you. Your kids can join in on feeding the pigs, and can also buy animal feed for the sheep, goats, llamas, and cows in the gift shop. Learn all about alpacas, and say hello to a vibrant array of birds and poultry. Keep an eye out for the terrapins and tortoise on the pond walk! Whatever animals get your kids squealing with joy, Godstone Farm is sure to deliver. The Farm Trail is yet another opportunity to mingle with the animals, where your kids can meet a range of different animals, from llamas and alpacas to chinchillas and ponies. Make sure your family keep an eye out for any babies that may have appeared! You can also venture into the past on the Dino Trail where the kids can dig for dinosaur bones, discover fun facts, and pose with the farm's T-Rex if they're feeling brave!

Godstone Farm also offers exciting play areas for the children. The Indoor Playbarn has different sections for kids of different ages, including an under six play area full of ride-on toys to ensure even the youngest guests have the best experience. What a perfect way for them to burn off some excitement and energy. The outdoor adventure playground is bursting with fun activities for your kids, with sandpits, slides, climbing walls, and a zip line (wow). Wiglet's play village is another indoor play space where the kids can get involved in role-play like being a vet (the inevitable outcome of a day spent with animals).

What to know before you go

  • Godstone Farm is open 10am – 4.45pm daily.
  • Sensible footwear is also advised, and it's best to avoid climbing over fences or barriers.
  • Your visit to Godstone Farm is going to be action-packed, so keeping up your kids' energy is critical! There are two cafés, Top Shop and Wiglet's Cafe which serve a range of refreshments including snacks, sandwiches, and pizza, as well as the tearoom. That said, why not get wild in the outdoors with a picnic to round off the fun? There are 45 acres to explore, after all...
  • There is a gift shop where you can purchase animal feed, toys, and souvenirs to commemorate your farm experience.
  • There are toilets and baby-changing facilities on site.
  • Godstone Farm is accessible for buggies.

Getting there

  • The farm is just off junction 6 of the M25, so it's easily reachable by car from Surrey, Sussex, and Kent. There's also a downloadable farm map on their website should you need it.
  • Parking is available on site at the Tilburstow Hill Road address - just be sure to be out of the parking facilities within 15 minutes of the farm closing, as the gates will lock at that point.
  • If you're planning on taking the train for your farm visit, the nearest station is Caterham (Surrey), which is reachable from London Victoria, London Bridge, and Clapham Junction stations.
  • You can also take the bus to stop in Godstone Village which is just a short walk from the farm. You can take any of the bus routes 400, 409 and 410. Bus timetables can be found on Surrey County Councils website.

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