Address: Down at the Farm, Stoneygate, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear, DH5 8JG
Phone Number: 0191 584 1873
Opening Hours: Current opening times.
Down at the Farm is a children’s 20-acres animal farm in rural countryside between Sunderland and Durham.
The attraction aims to give kids interactive farm and animal based learning experiences, plus lots of opportunities to play. Play activities include a tractor ride, a barrel train ride (charge), jumping pillow, quad bikes (charge), inflatable slides, an adventure playground, a giant sandpit, bouncy castle, play houses, pedal tractors and coin-operated racing cars.
There are also organised sessions, talks and shows which can include craft sessions, magic shows, Bird o Batics falconry shows, animal petting and grooming sessions. Plenty of animals to see and interact with including reindeer, a giant tortoise, raccoons, alpacas, prairie dogs, Shetland ponies, donkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs, snowy owls, meerkats, pigs, sheep, cows, chickens, ducks, geese, goats and reptiles.
- Car parking.
- Cafe serving snacks, cakes and fresh ground coffee.
- Picnics welcome.
Open from 10am at weekends during February to October and also some school holidays see website for details.
Before you start your journey to Down at the Farm for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.