Activities

Outdoor activities
Enjoy our exciting outdoor play areas including swings, trampolines and the aerial slide!

* You can ‘Dig & Play’ all day with our JCB-themed sand play area!
* Try out your skills against our ‘Shoot & Score’ goalie shoot out?
* For the more adventurous why not have a go on our ‘Agility Trail’ or how fast can you pedal our ‘Grown-up Go-Karts’?
*Enter our Young Tractor Driver’s area for more pedal action!                * Join our Nature Trail with information points for all the family!
* Seasonal rides include our Baa-rmy Barrel Train and our off-road ‘Mini Land Rovers’. (Please note that additional charges apply to these particular attractions when operating).
You may also find some unusual and rare breeds of livestock and poultry in our animal paddocks.

Keep an eye on our Events page or sign up to our newsletter and we will let you know when other great events are going on!

Indoor Activities

For fun on the farm rain or shine…come along to Walby Farm Park. There’s plenty to do both indoors and out.

PLAY!

Why not let off some steam in our ‘Adventure Play Barn’ where there’s plenty of fun to be had!

* Dare to have a go on the 24 foot demon drop slide (adults too!)
* Grab a sack and whizz down the Wavy Astra slide!
You might even meet our friendly farm Mascot ‘Custard the Cow’ who always looks forward to catching up with you…

For 2020 – our NEW under-cover attraction, Milecastle 62!  Milecastle 62 is a three-level Roman fort that is fully covered to withstand any Cumbrian storm that comes our way.  Did you know we are located on the line of Hadrian’s Wall between Milecastle 62 and Milecastle 63? During the Roman Empire Milecastles were built to control people passing from one side of the wall to the other.  Our Milecastle 62 attraction recreates the history of the site in a fun, interactive play experience for little ones of all ages and abilities.

Clamber the wooden walls and there is so much to explore:

  • Climb ropes and slopes to the top turrets
  • Balance along tree trunk beams
  • Descend to ground level by slide or pole
  • Dare to crawl through the top-level transparent tunnel
  • Plus so much more!

There is also a fully accessible ramp up to the main Milecastle LXII structure and lookout point.

Designated Under 3s Area – Milecastle’s neighbouring Barbarian Village is the perfect place for pre-schoolers to let off steam!  Tucked around the side of our Animal Barn, with seating also provided, it’s the ideal spot for youngsters to play under the watchful eye of parents.

Project: Walby Farm Park – Undercover Adventure

Funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development

RDPE 2014-2020 Growth Programme, Support for investments on creation and development of non-agricultural activities.

EAT!

For those all-important refreshments come along to our Curly Tails Café, sample our family friendly menu with delicious hot and cold homemade food served 10-5 every day.

Try out our fabulous home-baking for afternoon tea or mid-morning snack or simply enjoy the surroundings over a choice of locally-roasted coffees!

PARTY!

We are so sorry but due to current Covid-19 restrictions we’re unable to welcome you for Birthday Parties just at the moment.  We look forward to more fun-packed children’s birthday parties soon, including all day entry & lots more; Walby Farm Park invitations & balloons, exclusive use of our Party Room (1 hour), hot or cold party food. Birthday cakes and party bags are available as well as other extras to personalize your party.

SHOP!

If your ideal afternoon is spent shopping then browse in the Walby Farm Park Shop, we offer toys, books and gifts with a farm and countryside theme as well as those items of children’s clothing you may have left behind!

LEARN!

If you would like to come back for more fun on the farm with your class or another group we have an Education Room for your use (again, subject to availability).

MAKE ANIMAL FRIENDS!

To make the most of your visit come and Meet the animals, where you will find Lady Alice, our Clydesdale horse, our beautiful donkeys, Treacle & Maple and many more farm animals, poultry and rare breeds to see and learn about. If you come along to our ‘Demonstration Area’ you may be able to get closer to your new friends!