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Greenmeadow Community Farm

Summer 2019

Summer - Piglets Suckling

Summer is a great time to visit the Farm!  The sun is shining, the birds are singing and there is an abundance of wildlife to discover. It’s also time for the sheep to lose their winter woollies as they are sheared ready for the warm weather.

Why do Ladybirds Have Spots?

Do snails have noses? How many worms are underground? What is the lifecycle of a ladybird? How do worms move? Just some of the questions that can be answered in our minibeast hunt activity. Why not join us to celebrate "Wales Nature Week" (Monday 3rd - Friday 7th June)  We'll be celebrating for the whole month of June!  Come and discover where snails live, how worms move and if they can sense danger. Minibeast hunting, Worm Survey and Pond dipping are just some of the additional activities on offer throughout the Summer months.

Paws, Claws & Whiskers (and fleece!)

Sharp claws, soft fur and twitching whiskers! What’s your favourite animal? We have a wide variety of animals, big and small to choose from, ranging from fluffy rabbits, feathery friends and the more unusual scaly lizards. There’s no better place to find out what your class favourite is than down on the Farm!

Why not enhance your visit with one of our additional activities such as “Exotic Encounters” or “Meet the Animals” A great hands on opportunity to learn more about some of our more unusual animals and farmyard favourites.

*Special Offer*

For the week starting Monday 20th May, we offer an all-inclusive price on school visits of just £5.50 (excluding vat) per person (with 1 adult free for every 10 children) This includes our daily milking demonstration, your own tractor and trailer ride PLUS some Sheepy shenanigans in our interactive Shearing demonstration. Join in as our sheep prepare to lose their winter woollies in preparation for some warmer weather! You will also be allocated an undercover space to leave your bags and eat your lunch. 

See our “Additional Activities” page for a list of activities available. 


Last Modified on: 18-01-2019

Forthcoming Events

Family of Miners Exhibition

Date:
22/08/2019 - 30/12/2019
Description:
A photographic exhibition by Walter Waygood documenting mining and miners of Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards.

A Traditional Welsh Christmas

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Wrap up warm and gather at Pit Top at 10.15am to welcome Father Christmas as he travels 300ft UP from underground, then later join him in his cottage for Storytime.* Browse our Christmas Market selling handmade gifts and crafts, make your own Christmas Crafts* and enjoy our Festive Food Offer in the Canteen.

Christmas at Greenmeadow Community Farm

Date:
14 - 15/12/2019
Description:
We are delighted to be welcoming back one of our absolute FAVOURITE visitors...Father Christmas will be sledging in with a Ho Ho Ho to welcome school groups and prebooked groups of 10 or more to the Farm from late November - please call for details or to book!

Farmer for a Day

Date:
14/12/2019
Description:
Suitable for age 8-14. Get the Real Life Farming Experience at Greenmeadow Community Farm!
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