SEND Visits

Finkley Early Bird Entry

Finkley offers special Early Bird Entry to the farm for those with SEND and their families on selected days during the school holidays.

You can enjoy access from 9am which is an hour before our standard opening time of 10am. Wander around the farm at your own pace, discover the array of soft-play areas in the Play Barn and explore the acres of outside adventure.

From 10am check out our ‘Today On The Farm’ blackboards and join everyone for a fun range of seasonal, hands-on activities with our adorable animals.

Proof of disability. We accept the following forms of proof (please show this to the person at the entry):

  • DLA Letter
  • Pip Letter
  • Blue Badge
  • Yellow Carers Card
  • Gateway Card

Farm Activities & Experiences

  • Informed staff who are happy to answer any questions
  • Animal-based activities children can join in with
  • Hands on experience of touching and feeding animals
  • Active breeding programme with lots of baby animals to see
  • Acres of outdoor playground with sandpit, trampolines, go-carts and ride-on tractors
  • Enormous light and airy indoor play barn with an array of soft-play adventure areas
  • Explore sensory play with a wide range of interactive games and musical instruments

Available Facilities

  • Lots of picnic tables for lunch (outside, undercover and indoors)
  • Toilets, Hand Washing and Changing Stations
  • Tearoom for coffee, ice-creams etc.
  • Gift shop with pocket money prices
  • Free car and coach parking
  • Qualified First Aiders on-hand