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  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm

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Haverlands Lane,
Worsbrough,
Barnsley,
South Yorkshire,
S70 5NQ

VIP Animal and Young Keeper Experiences

VIP Animal Experiences

Reptile Experience

The Reptile Experience involves exclusive access to our exotics room (which is not usually open to the public). It costs £25.00 per person and lasts for approximately 30 minutes. The experience is an opportunity to face your fears, get up close, touch and hold a variety of weird and wonderful animals, including snakes and lizards.

Rabbit and Guinea Pig

The Rabbit and Guinea Pig Experience involves spending quality time with our bunnies and guinea pigs. It costs £20.00 per person and lasts for approximately 30 minutes. The experience is an opportunity to climb into our rabbit and guinea pig enclosures and carry out a very important job – to feed them all! All our rabbits and guinea pigs need fresh food and water every day as well as providing them with enrichment and cuddles.

These experiences are not just for children – why should they have all the fun?! They would make an ideal gift for someone – maybe an anniversary gift? – nothing says ‘I love you’ like a VIP Animal experience! Gift vouchers are also available.

Booking essential as limited timeslots are available.

*Minimum age restriction for VIP Animal Experience is: Children must be 5 years old or over.

Young Keeper Experience

Do you know an animal-mad child aged 7 – 14yrs who would like to come and be a Young Keeper at the farm for a morning? Young Keepers will provide a fantastic ‘hands-on’ experience including some animal handling and the chance to assist with some feeding and cleaning.

The Young Keeper Experience costs £25.00 per child (payment is required in advance). A parent/carer must stay for the duration to supervise (the adult is free). Includes free entry into the farm afterwards and a cold sandwich box. Booking is essential as there are only 8 places available each session!

We are now advertising our Young Keeper Experiences throughout August, please email WigfieldEnquiries@barnsley.ac.uk to book or ring (01226) 216474

Please fill in our Enquiry Form if you are interested in our Young Keeper Sessions.