News and Updates

Belmont farm welcomes back the Starlight Foundation for the 4th year running! 

The Starlight Foundation are a very special charity who brightens the lives of terminally ill children by granting them their wishes! The charity also provide fun and entertainment to every childrens ward and hospice throughout the UK.

For the fourth year running, we have welcomed back over 800 guests from the Starlight foundation to celebrate their Summer party, family fun day. This year, we had some very special guests visit us, can you recognise them...

We were even lucky enough to welcome the community forces to the Starlight summer party; the police, army, fire service and ambulance service all got involved with the annual tug-of-war challenge ... and once again, the Belmont farm farmers kept their victory for the 4th year running! 


As well as all of our special guests, there were lots of activities to take part in on the day; tractor rides, pony trap rides, lots of inflatables to play on, football and tennis competitions, face painting, sitting in tractors, police helipcopters and fire engines,  smack-a-rat and loads more! Take a look at the pictures below to see what some of our guests got up to...

We had a fantastic day, hosting the 2016 Starlight summer party, and we are already looking forward to welcoming them back in summer 2017! If you would like to have a look at some more of the photos from the party, or would like to donate then please visit the Starlight foundation website; www.starlight.org.uk

June / July 2016 New arrivals!

 We are delighted to announce many new arrivals to Belmont Farm this summer! Find below some new friendly faces and come and say hello to them this summer at Belmont Farm! 

 

How cute are these little creatures?! Meet our new Dumbo rats - Diamond and Sapphire! They are only a few weeks old and love lots of fuss! They can often be found sitting on Belmont Staff' Abbey and James' shoulders when they are working around the farm, if you see them be sure to say hello! 

 

Meet our new beautiful Toulouse Geese, they originate from France and can weigh up to a heavy 15 lbs and can lay up to an impressive amount of 140 eggs per year! Thats alot of omelettes! 

 

We are proud to introduce our new 4 Large White x Duroc piglets as our most recent arrivals here at the farm! Come and say hello to them on our Belmont farm tractor ride where they can be found exploring their new wood!

 

 

Come and handle our beautiful new Peruvian guinea pigs called Pearl and Trixie in our hourly petting sessions every day throughout the summer! 

 

Good news! Our beautiful continental rabbit gave birth to seven little bundles of joy on the 7th June! They can all be seen exploring their new pen in the small animal barn every day here at the farm and will soon be joining our regular petting sessions! 

  

HAPPY HALF TERM EVERYONE! 

We are open every day over half term from 9.00am - 6.00pm with lots to look forward to when you visit us!

We have hourly tractor rides, sheep walking, petting sessions and lots of new arrivals to meet at the farm this half term! 

Our petting sessions will be held with our gorgeous bunnies and guinea pigs along with some new faces such as the newly hatched chicks and fuzzy ducklings. Come and join in our **FREE** petting sessions everyday at 10.30am, 12.30pm,1.30pm, 3.30pm & 4.30pm.

Come and see our lambs being fed with the bottle before they get too big! Lilly, Billy and their friends are fed by bottle everyday at 11.30am, 2.30pm and 5.00pm. Come and watch them being fed then give them a big cuddle after! 

Embrace the beauty of the rare London countryside on our hourly tractor ride (first at 10.00am, last at 4.00pm) and watch our animals peacefully graze in their fields!

Take the oppertunity this half term to come and meet the new faces at the farm! As well as new members of staff, we have some new animals around the farm too! We are proud to introduce our new Eurasion eagle owl - 'Claude', our cute newly hatched fuzzy ducklings and soft chicks!

 

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THIS HALF TERM!

 

 

 

Easter fun at the farm!

Good news! We are open throughout Easter including bank holidays, and have lots of new arrivals for you to meet including baby chicks and ducklings, new born lambs (who are bottle fed at 11:30 and 2:30 every day!), bunnies and guinea pigs in our petting sessions, and of course tractor rides around our beautiful valley. Whilst you are here, don't forget to visit our Waffle Cafe and try our home made waffles and our latest edition of locally produced Beechdean Jersey ice cream!

We are also holding an Easter egg hunt here at the farm on Sunday the 27th of March! It will be running all day and is free of charge! Ask at reception as you arrive to get started!

 

Come and see our NEW ARRIVALS! We have started lambing here at the farm and James our shepherd has been very busy keeping an eye on our early Lambing flock of Kerry Hill sheep! Come and see them in the show area every day!

 

PLEASE BE AWARE: We have switched to our WINTER CLOSING TIMES now, so the farm is open from 9-5. The last entry is at 3:45pm, but please note that some of our bigger animals need to be put to bed in the fields, so may be taken down at 3:30pm to avoid walking in the valley in the dark. We apologise for any inconvenience this causes, but encourage you to go and say hello to them first whilst you are visiting us! 


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British Farming Day

See the images and read more about when Belmont Farm's Cow and Sheep walked down Oxford Street

Please contact info@belmontfarm.co.uk for more information

 

GOOD NEWS!!!

The Children’s Farm WILL REMAIN OPEN and it’s business as usual!

A final solution has not yet been reached but we are hopeful that common sense will prevail.

 

 

Watch the film to find out why Barnet Council want to close Belmont Children’s Farm.

 

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