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  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

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Meet and feed the animals

Meet and feed the animals


National Forest Adventure Farm

01283 533933


Postern Road,
Burton upon Trent,
DE13 9SJ

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Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 21 - Sun 30 Oct Halloween Spook-tacular
Tue 25 - Mon 31 Oct Screamfest
Sat 26 - Sun 27 Nov Christmas at the Farm
Sat 3 - Sun 4 Dec Christmas at the Farm
Sat 10 - Sun 11 Dec Christmas at the Farm
Sat 17 - Sat 24 Dec Christmas at the Farm


A day of adventure awaits at the National Forest Adventure Farm, whatever the weather. You can meet and feed the animals, explore the outdoor Funfield and have fun in the huge indoor play area.

Meet a host of farm animals including pigs, sheep, cows and goats. In the spring you can also bottle feed our lambs. You can cuddle a rabbit or guinea pig and see our more unusual animals such as alpaca, reindeer and chipmunks. We also have daily animal activities including pony grooming, milking demonstrations and egg collecting.

The huge Funfield features a range of have a go activities including Go-Karts, assault course, mini golf, jumping pillows and the JCB Big Dig Zone with sit on JCBs, sand pit and traversing wall . Why not take a tractor and trailer ride around the farm and look out for the scarecrows?

The 3000m² indoor playbarn features a huge soft play area with demon drop slides. There’s an under 5’s area with a ball pit and giant Lego construction zone.

In the summer, the Farm is home to a huge 10 acre maize maze. So take on the challenge of 3 miles of pathways, bridges and viewing towers.

Enjoy eating out or picnicking at one of our landscaped areas on sunny days, or in our airy 120-seat restaurant.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsHelicopter landing

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Daily: 10:00 - 16:00


Winter: 31 October - 31 December, 2 January - 12 February: Adult: £6.95, Child: (Under 2) Free, Concessions: £5.55, After School: £4.50

Off Peak: 22 February - 24 March, 6 June - 15 July: Adult: £8.95, Child: (Under 2) Free, Concessions £7.35, After School: £4.50

Peak: 13 February - 21 February, 25 March - 10 April, 28 May - 5 June, 16 July - 4 September, 21 - 31 October: Adult: £10.95, Child: (Under 2) Free, Concessions: £9.00, After School: £4.50

10% discount for online bookings.



See location of National Forest Adventure Farm on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SK 205236  Lat: 52.80957 Long: -1.69730

From the A38 take the Burton South exit. Exit the roundabout at the turning signposted Tatenhill. Follow the road to Tatenhill village and turn right at the cross road. Follow the road for a mile and the Farm will be on your right hand side.

Catch the Number 10 or 810 Midland Classic bus from Burton on Trent from New Street, Bay 3. Get off the bus at the Acorn Inn, Henhurst Hill. The National Forest Adventure Farm is just under half a mile down Postern Road on the left hand side. (Please be aware, there is a short stretch of road to negotiate near the Farm which does not have a footpath on it).

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Helicopter landingHelicopter landing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesSeating suitable for wheelchair users, ie moveable and good height for person sitting in a wheelchair
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu
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