27 Feb · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Avian Influenza HRA Feb 2017

Updated Guidance for AVIAN INFLUENZA in England. Feb 2017. Following our last post in January, DEFRA has released updated guidance which runs from the 28th February until the 30th April 2017. This involves a more targeted approach being enforced. From 28th February DEFRA has identified HIGHER RISK AREAs. There is detailed information about the rationale for the HRAs …


3 Feb · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Avian Influenza Surveilance Zone, Jan 2017

Restrictions applied following confirmation of an outbreak of AVIAN INFLUENZA. Jan 2017. Following an outbreak of avian influenza within the Preston postcode area, Old Holly Farm now falls within the Surveillance Zone, and we are now subject to the conditions and movement restrictions that apply within this zone. This means that our chickens continue to be kept inside, …


17 Jan · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Playbarn Prices

Please note our new admission charges from 6th February 2017 £4.50 per child Children under 12 months are FREE Family Tickets £4 each for 3 or more children in one group Parent & Toddler session (Mon 9am-11.30am, term time only) £4 per child Registered Child minder rates available – £3.00 per child Discounted rates available …


9 Dec · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016

Old Holly Farm was delighted be a sponsor at this years Lancaster & Morecambe Education Awards 2016, run by the Lancaster & Morecambe newspapers. The winners were announced at a glittering ceremony at the Grand Hall, Lancaster University on Wednesday 30th November 2016. We were proud to sponsor this years “Primary School Pupil of the …


25 Nov · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Wyre Business Awards 2016

We are delighted to have been named this years “Tourism Attraction of the year” at the annual Wyre Business Awards 2016. The event, sponsored by the NPL Group, Regenda Housing and Freeport Fleetwood, was a glamorous black-tie dinner held at Marine Hall in Fleetwood on Thursday 24th November 2016, and was attended by businesses from across Wyre, …


25 Nov · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

McDonalds Farm Innovation 2016 Winner

We are delighted to have been chosen as McDonald’s Farmer Innovation winners for 2016. McDonald’s UK works closely with its suppliers, and are incredibly proud of the 17,500 British and Irish farmers who supply the 1200 strong chain with the quality ingredients they need every year in order to serve their 3.5 million customers daily. …


24 Oct · Old Holly Farm · No Comments

Farm Innovation Finalist 2016

Huge congratulations to Ian who has made the final 3 of the Macdonalds Farm Innovation Awards 2016. We are super proud of being a working farm and very pleased to be one of the final 3 being considered. We have had a great morning showing the Macdonalds around our farm, and talking all about our …


7 Oct · Old Holly Farm · 11 Comments

Santas Grotto

We are now taking bookings for Santas Grotto! UPDATE: We only have limited availability for Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd December. All other dates are now fully booked. Booking is essential, please call us on 01524 791200 (option 2) to check availability and book your slot. Father Christmas will be in his grotto every weekend in …


7 Oct · Old Holly Farm · 4 Comments

The Reindeer are back

We are thrilled to be looking after 2 Reindeer again this Christmas, with the girls arriving on the 1st December. The Reindeer will be here everyday right the way through to Christmas Eve, and can be found in our animal courtyard. Please be aware that there will be a 50p entrance fee per person to …


30 Sep · Old Holly Farm · 6 Comments

Halloween 2016

Come on down to the farm this Halloween and have frighteningly good time! We will be Pumpkin carving and craft making from the 27th October until the 31st October from 10am daily in the dairy viewing gallery. Anyone coming in fancy dress to our playbarn over these 5 days will get £1 off the entrance price – …