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Parent & Toddler

Every Monday from 9am - 11.30am,

£3.50 entry includes juice, a biscuit and a hot drink for you!

Please note: Term time only

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The Playbarn is the perfect place to burn off energy. Plus whilst the kids are busy exploring you can enjoy some home cooked food, a refreshing drink or one of our home made cakes! Please see below for admission prices and general info.

We recognise that play is critical to the healthy growth and development of children. As children play, they learn to solve problems, to get along with other children, and to develop fine and gross motor skills.

Sadly the days are gone when children can safely spend hours playing in the street or in the fields with their friends. At Old Holly Farm your child will develop physical skills in a safe environment as he/she crawl or climb up the log ramps in the main area or up the steps to the slide in the toddler area, and balance on the colourful duck in the toddler area.

Children will learn to solve problems ("what does this do?" "Does this puzzle fit here?") further developing their cognitive learning. At every play point within this well designed play barn children have the opportunity to learn about colours, numbers, sizes and shapes helping to develop their memory skills as well as their attention span.

Finally children will develop social skills important when mixing with groups of children. What better way to make sure he/she will be confident and happy when they are in their school environment? Learning to cooperate, negotiate, take turns on the equipment, and play by the rules are all-important skills learned in early games.

To us every child matters. Our high quality play barn has been inspired by this value to make sure that every time your child visits our farmyard themed soft play barn they will be exploring and developing new skills.

Please note:

  • It is the very nature of children’s play that accidents can occasionally happen. We cannot therefore accept responsibility for damage or injury to children or clothing, whilst in this play area. Parental supervision is essential as the playframe is not supervised by our staff.
  • Children must be encouraged to wash their hands whilst visiting the farm, this is especially important before eating.
  • We do not allow picnics or packed lunches on site.

Playbarn Admission Prices*
£4 per child for 2 hours play.
Children under 12 months get in for free.
Family ticket for 3 children is £10.
Family ticket for 4 children is £12.
A family ticket for 4 children or more get a discounted entry rate of £3 per child.

Farm Admission Price*
Entrance to our farm is free, however as we do not charge an entrance fee we respectfully request that customers do not bring their own food and drink onto our premises, this includes the Playbarn, Courtyard and Car park. If you have any queries or special diet requests please contact us.

* Please note these are our current prices and may be subject to change at any time

Loyalty Cards
If you are a regular customer to the Playbarn why not open a Loyalty card, and enjoy every 8th visit for free! Please ask at the Playbarn for more details.

Parent & Toddler
Every Monday (Term time only) from 9.30am – 11.30am, £3.50 per child.

Includes Playbarn entry and milk or juice and a biscuit for your child!! Plus a cup of tea or coffee for you!!

Playbarn Opening Hours
Open everyday from 9am to 5pm.
Closed - Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day

Playbarn Cafe - now extended!
Our fantastic Playbarn Cafe is on both the ground floor "toddler" level and also on a mezz level, which allows adults to have easy view into the play-system, plus a bridge connects the playbarn to the upstairs cafe. Our kitchen serves both the Courtyard Cafe and Playbarn Cafe, so you can enjoy all our home-cooking, cakes and sweets whilst in the Playbarn! Please visit our Courtyard Cafe page for more details>>

Access Statement
Please download our Access statement for additional information for all our visitors. Or alternatively please contact us on 01524 791200 and we will be happy to answer any queries you may have.

CLICK HERE to download our access statement >>