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.

MAD 4 ANIMALS SHOW AT THE FARM

Wednesday 24th July 2019 - from 10:00am - 1pm

Meet snakes, tarantulas, Leopard Geckos, hissing cockroaches, giant snails, and much more when Mad4Animals visit the farm.

There’ll be opportunities to get up close to the animals (and hold them if you want to), and learn fascinating facts about them.

Lots of fun, challenges, and competitions, along with a big dose of silliness too!

No extra charge to watch the Show.

Our usual schedule of events will continue as usual throughout the day.

NEW FOREST SHOW

Tuesday 30th July, Wednesday 31st July & Thursday 1st August 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 CRAZY M...DON'T SAY SAUSAGES!

Wednesday 7th August 2019

Lots more crazy capers, gags and balloon-twisting fun with Crazy M. 2 different side-splitting family shows at 11:30am and 2:30pm. Our usual schedule of events continue and there are no extra charges.
Come and join in with a fabulous day of farming fun.

RUBBISH MONSTERS & OTHER CURIOUS CREATURES WITH SIMON CHADWICK

Wednesday 14th August 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Meet local author and illustrator Simon Chadwick and learn all about waste prevention with The Rubbish Monster Thing, and litter with New Forest Friends and The Litterbugs.

Join Simon for story time, drawing, and junk modelling – suitable for age 5 and over.

No extra charge.

IT'S CRAZY M...DON'T SAY SAUSAGES!

Wednesday 21st August 2019

Lots more crazy capers, gags and balloon-twisting fun with Crazy M. 2 different side-splitting family shows at 11:30am and 2:30pm. Our usual schedule of events continue and there are no extra charges.
Come and join in with a fabulous day of farming fun.

IT'S CRAZY M...DON'T SAY SAUSAGES!

Wednesday 28th August 2019

Lots more crazy capers, gags and balloon-twisting fun with Crazy M. 2 different side-splitting family shows at 11:30am and 2:30pm. Our usual schedule of events continue and there are no extra charges.
Come and join in with a fabulous day of farming fun.

RUBBISH MONSTERS & OTHER CURIOUS CREATURES WITH SIMON CHADWICK

Friday 30th August 2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

Meet local author and illustrator Simon Chadwick and learn all about waste prevention with The Rubbish Monster Thing, and litter with New Forest Friends and The Litterbugs.

Join Simon for story time, drawing, and junk modelling – suitable for age 5 and over.

No extra charge.

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