Farming Fun

Farming Fun

Are you looking for some hands on outdoor adventures flavoured with farming?  Listed below is a range of activities that we can tailor to entertain all of your friends and family. Our Facebook and Instagram pages advertise our latest activities for you. TO BOOK ONLINE please click our ‘Book Now’, tab at the side of this page. PLEASE NOTE CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED AND ALL ACTIVITIES ARE INVOLVING ALL ADULTS AND CHILDREN SO EACH PERSON (ADULTS AND CHILDREN 1-16 YEARS OLD) NEEDS TO PAY TO COME.

Families & Friends
Holidays

Farming Treasure Hunts

4th July – 19th August 2022

Monday to Friday, 11am to noon & 2 pm to 3pm

£6 Per Person

Under 1 Years Go Free

For the young and old…

A hands on adventure of following your trial on your map to discover your black pearls and rubies of tasting and picking your raspberries and blackberries into your punnet, digging for your gold and plundering your emeralds of placing your potatoes and peas in your bags, all to take home as your loot. Racing against the pirates called Pinky and Dotty and navigate your ship called Keiran or Johnny over the obstacles within the,” ocean”, in their fields. TO BOOK ONLINE please click on the Book Now tab at the side of the page. ONLY if you would like more details regarding our Farming Treasure Hunt please select the “Enquire Now” button to fill in your details and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible.  PLEASE NOTE CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED AND ALL ACTIVITIES ARE INVOLVING ALL ADULTS AND CHILDREN SO EACH PERSON (ADULTS AND CHILDREN 1-16 YEARS OLD) NEEDS TO PAY TO COME.

Celebrations

From toddlers to tottering on a stick we can cater for all ages, abilities and interests to celebrate a birthday, family gathering or Mother’s or Father’s day. From one to one direct hands-on activities with your favourite animal of our pigs or donkeys to having an adventure on a treasure hunt or scavenger hunt tailored for your needs and interests. A maximum of 12 people can be booked for an hour or longer if required. Please select the “Enquire Now” button to fill in your details and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible so we can tailor your visit for your groups ages, abilities and needs. 

PLEASE NOTE CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED AND ALL ACTIVITIES ARE INVOLVING ALL ADULTS AND CHILDREN SO EACH PERSON (ADULTS AND CHILDREN 1-16 YEARS OLD) NEEDS TO PAY TO COME.

Out of School Clubs & Groups

For Cubs, Beavers, Scouts, Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Young Farmers or various Pension Groups, we can tailor visits to suit all ages, abilities and interests. A maximum of 12 people in your group can book for an hour or longer at the specified time you require. For example, a Rainbows Group may meet from 6 – 730pm each Wednesday evening and this can be the time arranged for your bookings so parents can drop and collect their children at  our address of Farming in the Field Education, Burn of Balmakelly Farm, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire AB30 1UQ. Please select the “Enquire Now” button to fill in your details and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible. 

PLEASE NOTE CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED AND ALL ACTIVITIES ARE INVOLVING ALL ADULTS AND CHILDREN SO EACH PERSON (ADULTS AND CHILDREN 1-16 YEARS OLD) NEEDS TO PAY TO COME.

Educational Workshops

Each Sunday at 10am & 11am During July & August

£6 Per Person

Under 1 Years Go Free

Summer holidays with your animal activities and enjoy tasting to take home your own raspberries, peas and potatoes. This is an hour with 30 minutes of your animal trainer i.e. dog training and 30 minutes with Marie sampling and gathering your fruit and vegetables for going home with you. TO BOOK ONLINE please click on the Book Now tab at the side of the page. ONLY if you would like more details regarding our Educational Workshops please select the “Enquire Now” button to fill in your details and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE CHILDREN UNDER 16 YEARS OLD NEED TO BE ACCOMPANIED AND ALL ACTIVITIES ARE INVOLVING ALL ADULTS AND CHILDREN SO EACH PERSON (ADULTS AND CHILDREN 1-16 YEARS OLD) NEEDS TO PAY TO COME.

The following workshops are available to book:

3rd
July
Showing PoniesJessica and Melissa are at hand with their ponies to lead you around their arena with different challenges of jumps, stepping and standing.
10th
July
Swanky DonkeysCome and help give Keiran and Johnny a makeover of a shampoo, towel dry, combing, brushing and hoof care. Learn how to put on and take off their head halter, lead rope, bridle, bit, roller, long reins and have hands on training them to walk on, trot on, turn right or left, halt and stand. You will be part of this elegant and professional team !    
17th
July
Pig CareCome and learn how to care for Pinky and Dotty as feeding, providing fresh water, health care check, when to call the vet, gently scratching their backs and massaging oil to nourish their skin. They do love to be petted and spoilt!
31st
July
Unicorn PoniesCome and join the fun of having your own live Unicorn Pony to care for. NOW FULLY BOOKED.
7th
August
Dog TrainingCome and join Andy and his dogs from Moorie Kennels to learn how to train your own dog of any age, breed and ability. Do not bring your own dog just yourself to learn with his dogs. 11 am NOW FULLY BOOKED
14th
August
Donkey ShowEnjoy participating with Marie demonstrating Keiran and Johnny’s skills of walking, trotting, turning, halting and standing through various activities in their obstacle course..
Scavenger Hunts

If you would like more details regarding our Scavenger Hunts please select the “Enquire Now” button to fill in your details and we aim to get back to you as soon as possible.

Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt

Spooktacular Scavenger Hunt

Spooky Halloween Fun for all the Family!

Each Saturday & Sunday in October, starting 1st ending 23rd

10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Costs: £6 per person

Festive Fun with Our Donkeys

Festive Fun With Our Donkeys

Saturday 17th & 24th During December

10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Costs: £6 per person

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

December 27th, 28th, 29th & 30th

January 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th

Costs: £6 per person

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