Special Events

LONGDOWN ACTIVITY FARM EVENTS 2019

We do not charge any extra on top of our usual admissions for our events (unless specified for certain activities on the individual event details), and any free tickets, vouchers or special offers can be redeemed as usual (unless specified on the individual event details).

Regardless of the event, our usual full day’s schedule of hands-on activities will carry on alongside*.

Make a note of all our events in your diaries and come along and join in the fun! See you soon.

*Excluding Christmas

Please note: Listed events may by subject to change or cancellation. Additional events may be added at a later date.

FREE ENTRY FOR MUMS ON MOTHERS DAY

Sunday 31st March 2019

Free of charge entry for all mums on their special day.
(Please note: discounted and free of charge child vouchers cannot be accepted from the same group if mum has free of charge entry. Thank you.)

Our usual schedule of hands-on farming activities will run throughout the day.

Normal admissions apply – no extra charge.

EASTER AT THE FARM

Monday 15th April to Monday 22nd April 2019.

Details to follow…

LONGDOWN VINTAGE FARM RALLY

Saturday 18th May and Sunday 19th May 2019

Our friends from the New Forest Vintage Tractor and Engine Club are back with their fantastic exhibits so come on down to the Farm for a glimpse of yester-year. Lots for the children to see and do including bumpy tractor rides and the brilliant tractor v children tug o’ war. Displays of vintage tractors, vintage working machinery and engines. Working demonstrations such as woodcutting on the sawmill and cooking in the Victorian country kitchen. There’ll be a rural, vintage surprise around every corner!

Our usual schedule of hands-on farming activities will run throughout the day.

Normal admissions apply – no extra charge.

MOWER MADNESS

Saturday 8th June and Sunday 9th June 2019

We have teamed up with Mower Madness, a group of mower (yes, that’s mower, not motor!) racing enthusiasts who race at venues across the south coast. Fast, furious and ‘cutting edge’ fun, the Mower Madness racers will appeal to thrill-seekers and gardeners alike!

If you want to spectate at this fun-filled mower racing event, come along and support the teams who all raise lots of money for local charities at each event.

Our usual schedule of hands-on farming activities will run throughout the day.

Normal admissions apply – no extra charge.

DADS ARE FREE ON FATHERS DAY

Sunday 16th June 2019

Free of charge entry of all the dads on their special day.

(Please note: discounted and free of charge child vouchers cannot be accepted from the same group if dad has free of charge entry. Thank you.)

Our usual schedule of hands-on farming activities will run throughout the day.

Normal admissions apply – no extra charge.

NEW FOREST SHOW

Tuesday 23rd July, Wednesday 24th July & Thursday 25th July 2019

Some of the animals will be packing their suitcases and heading off to Brockenhurst for the annual New Forest Show. Come and see us in our tent where there will be lots of different farm animals to see, touch and feed, as well as the rest of the Show to enjoy too, of course!

Please note that Longdown Activity Farm will remain open on these dates, with a full schedule of hands-on activities, as normal.

IT'S FRIGHTFULLY FUN AT THE FARM

Saturday 26th October to Thursday 31st October 2019.

Come along to Longdown Activity Farm for some frightfully fun activities on the run up to Hallowe’en; there’ll be lots of spooky stuff to see and do. Enter the Haunted Barn at your peril from Saturday 26th October through to Thursday 31st October and have a go at carving your own pumpkin into a grimacing ghoul*.  Any children that arrive in spooky fancy dress on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th October (only) will be given entry at the reduced cost of £5.50 each (cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer). On Sunday 27th October (only) meet lots of creeeepy creatures like giant millipedes, snakes and lizards, and hold a barn owl!

Calm down after all the Hallowe’en capers with our friendly farm animals during the daily schedule of hands-on activities.

Longdown Activity Farm and the Farm Shop will be open daily, as usual, for the whole of half- term.

*extra charge

LONGDOWN FARM CHRISTMAS BARN

Saturday 30th November up to and including Monday 23rd December 2019.

You will delight at the festive atmosphere in the Longdown Farm Christmas Barn where you will meet real live animals among the fairy-lit Christmas trees. See the peaceful Nativity scene and then look for Father Christmas’s tractor sleigh outside the Farmhouse Grotto where Father Christmas is waiting to meet the children and give them a gift and a special Longdown goody bag.

Open daily from Saturday 30th November to  Monday 23rd December 2019 along with the soft play area, crazy golf course, mini tractors, diggers, tea room, gift shop and Farm Produce Shop.

Opening Times:
TBC