Events

Things to see and do

Our extra special events are what make a trip to the farms even more exciting! From half term activities to royal themed days out, our events are definitely not to be missed!

There’s lots going on in the week too and our activities planner is bursting with fun things to do over the weekend and weekdays so see what’s on today.

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OPENING TIMES

10:00 - 17:00
(Everyday from:
11 February - 29 October)

Weekend activities

The fun never stops especially during the weekend; we have even more fun activities for the whole family to try out. Cruising down the toboggan run and a visit to our dairy farm are just a couple of the fun things we have in store!

Standard prices apply

Further details

Weekend action

Petunia's weekend activities
Time Event
10:45 Critter Corner - come and see our furry little friends
11:30 Birds of Prey - watch a fantastic falconry display by Coda Falconry
12:15 Meet the Meerkats - meet our mischievous Meerkats!
14:00 Critter Corner - come and see our furry little friends
13:45 - 15:30 Milking time - catch a ride on Tex the tractor to see the cows being milked, rides every 15 minutes
15:30 Bunny hops and Guinea Pig squeaks - meet everyones favourite pets

Plus!  
Time Event
12:00 - 16:00 Alpine Adventure - whizz down our toboggan slope

Furry fun during the week

Weekdays at the farm are just as fun! Meet our furry friends at Critter Corner or explore Alpine Adventure. Not forgetting all of our regular farm animals, just waiting to meet you!

Standard prices apply

Further details

Weekday action

Petunia's activities - Mondays to Fridays!
Time Event
10:45 Critter Corner  - come and see our furry little friends
11:30 Birds of Prey - watch a fantastic falconry display by Coda Falconry
12:15 Meerkat feeding time - watch our mischievous Meerkats enjoying their lunch
14:00 Milking time - catch a ride on Tex the Tractor to see the cows being milked
15:30 Bunny hops and Guinea Pig squeaks - meet everyones favourite pets!
Plus!
Time Event
12:45 - 13:45 Alpine Adventure  whizz down our toboggan slope

Hawking Around
22 July - 4 August

Prepare to take flight as a feathery theme takes over the farm. Hawk around the farmyard trail, enjoy fantastic falconry displays and make sure you enter our competition as you could WIN a falconry experience!

Standard prices apply

Further details

Activities may include:

Event
Raptor Show - Coda Falconry’s flying display
Hold a bird of prey – an opportunity for some lucky visitors to hold a bird of prey
Critter Corner  - come and see our scaly and furry little friends
Meerkat feeding time - see our Meerkats munching
Lamb racing – cheer on your favourite lamb to the finish line
The Owl Show – Coda Falconry’s flying display
Hold a bird of prey – an opportunity for some lucky visitors to hold a bird of prey
Bunny hops and Guinea Pig squeaks – Meet these furry favourites!
Plus!
Event
Arts and crafts - in Dobbies Tackroom
Alpine Adventure - whizz down our toboggan slope
Milking time - catch a ride on Tex the tractor to see the cows being milked, rides every 15 minutes
Don't miss!

Pick up your Farm Explorer activity booklet and take part in our farmyard trails, games, competitions and collect stickers! The activity booklet can be bought for 50p at the farm reception area, or is free for annual pass members and summer pass holders.   

Horse Play
5 August - 18 August

Learn all about our four legged friends at the farm this summer! Including brushing, grooming and even donkey rides^! Plus, don't miss The Donkey Show and The Pony Show and the opportunity to WIN a horse riding session.

Standard prices apply

Further details

^Small additional charge applies. Monday to Friday only.

Events may include:

Event
Flying Display – watch the birds from Coda Falconry
Meet the donkeys – get up close with our cheeky donkeys
Critter Corner  - come and see our scaly and furry little friends
Pony Talk – come and learn all about our ponies here on the farm
Lamb racing – cheer on your favourite lamb to the finish line
Flying Display – watch the birds from Coda Falconry
Meet the donkeys - get up close with our cheeky donkeys
Bunny hops and Guinea Pig squeaks – Meet these furry favourites!
Plus!
Event
Arts and crafts - in Dobbies Tackroom
Donkey rides – come and take a ride with one of the donkeys! ^
Alpine Adventure - whizz down our toboggan slope
Milking time - catch a ride on Tex the tractor to see the cows being milked, rides every 15 minutes
Donkey rides – come and take a ride with one of the donkeys! ^
Don't miss!

Pick up your Farm Explorer activity booklet and take part in our farmyard trails, games, competitions and collect stickers! The activity booklet can be bought for 50p at the farm reception area, or is free for annual pass members and summer pass holders.   

Go Batty
18 August

Join Essex Bat Group and learn everything there is to know about bats in the Lee Valley!

Standard prices apply

Further details

Make your way through the Lee Valley with an illustrated talk and night time walk through the park using top of the range bat detectors.

  • Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided during the event
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Don't forget your torch!

Critter Crazy
19 August - 3 September

From millipedes and stick insects to snakes and chinchillas, meet our favourite friendly critters before the school holidays are over! Learn even more at The Reptile Show or The Rabbit & Guinea Pig Show and you'll even have the opportunity to WIN an animal handling session with one of our Meerkats!

Standard prices apply

Further details

Activities may include:

Event
Flying Display – watch the birds from Coda Falconry
Reptile Show – come and see our scaly and shelled friends
Meerkat feeding time – see our Meerkats munching
Bunny hops and Guinea Pig squeaks – Meet these furry favourites!
Mammal Show – come and see our furry friends
Lamb racing – cheer on your favourite lamb to the finish line
Flying Display – watch the birds from Coda Falconry
Bug Show - come and see our creeping and crawling little friends
Bunny hops and Guinea Pig squeaks – Meet these furry favourites!
Plus!
Event
Arts and crafts - in Dobbies Tackroom
Alpine Adventure - whizz down our toboggan slope
Milking time - catch a ride on Tex the tractor to see the cows being milked, rides every 15 minutes

Pick up your Farm Explorer activity booklet and take part in our farmyard trails, games, competitions and collect stickers! The activity booklet can be bought for 50p at the farm reception area, or is free for annual pass members and summer pass holders.  

 

Farm Fest
23 - 24 September

In addition to our usual fun packed activities, join us for an extra special weekend of farmyard games and much more!

Standard prices apply

Further details

From live music, face painting and children's entertainment to stalls from the local community, you won't want to miss this extra special weekend at the farm!

Grandparents' Day
Sunday 1 October 

Spend a day at the farm with the grandparents exploring our friendly farm animals and then take a break at the farms café for a spot of lunch!

Further details

More information coming soon!

 

Mischief and Mayhem
21 - 29 October

Your favourite farmyard friends will be creating mischief and mayhem at Lee Valley Park Farms this October half term, make sure you join them for some spooky fun.

Standard prices apply

Further details

Visit the farms this October half term for a spooky treat! There’s plenty of things to do during this special Halloween event, lots of fun for all the family to enjoy.

Get into character with a freaky face paint* of your favourite spooky character or animal, take a walk on our Trick or Treat trail, or get creative at a pumpkin carving and decorating sessions*.

If you’re really look for a fright, why not visit the Haunted House… if you dare! Mwahahahaha!

Time Map code Activity
11:00 17 Falconry Display – watch awesome birds of prey take flight
11:30 09 Creepy Critter Show – come and see our scaly and furry friends
12:30 16 Meerkat Feeding Time – see our cheeky Meerkats have lunch
13:00 12 Lamb Racing – cheer on your favourite lamb to the finish line
14:00 09 Creepy Critter Show – come and see our scaly and furry friends
15:00 17 Falconry Display – watch awesome birds of prey take flight
16:00 09 Creepy Critter Show – come and see our scaly and furry friends

Don't miss...

Time Map code Activity
10:30 - 16:30 19 Pumpkin carving*
12:00 - 16:00 13 Toboggan fun at Alpine Adventure
13:45 - 15:30 21

Milking Time – catch a ride on Tex the Tractor to see cows being milked, rides every 15 mins

10:00 - 17:00 05 Haunted House – enter if you dare…
10:00 - 17:00 Farm Trick or Treat Trail
10:00 - 17:00 09 Face painting*

*Small fee payable