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Open Farm Sunday 2018

On Sunday June 10th 2018 we will be welcoming visitors to see behind the scenes of Wheelbirks! 

This year you can look forward to:

Tractor & trailer rides 10am - 2pm (every hour, on the hour) around Wheelbirks farm, with a commentary from Hugh or Tom Richardson who farm here. Have a look around Wheelbirks on our tractor & trailer rides! We have a specially made trailer to take you around the farm, and see what goes on behind the scenes! Hugh and Tom will provide the commentary, whilst you enjoy the ride!

Walking farm tours 10.30am - 1.30pm (every hour, on the half hour) guided by Hugh, Tom or Chris Shipley, our herd manager, have a sneak peak at our ice cream making facilities and see where our delicious Jersey ice cream is made. A self-guided tour to show you inside the ice cream making hub! See all the machinery we use to turn our gorgeous Jersey milk into the delicious ice cream we sell in the Parlour!

Milking Parlour experience from 2pm Chris will be milking the cows in the afternoon. See exactly where our milk comes from – straight out of the cow! Chris, our herd manager will be demonstrating the process of milking our gorgeous Jersey cows. Come and have a look inside our milking Parlour, while Chris explains the process right in front of you!

Meet the animals! (all day) Our farmyard will be full of animals to meet from cows and horses to goats and lambs!

Market stalls (all day) We will have a variety of market stalls selling local meat, cheese, fish and preserves.

Bouncy castle in the Orchard! (all day)

Facepainting! (all day)

The day will be from 10am - 5pm, with the Parlour open during these hours selling our usual delicious home made food, hot and cold drinks and ice cream!

Posted on 16 April 2018

Chris Milking