Bucklebury Farm 2002

Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park is a 70-acre farm in the picturesque Pang Valley. Originally the farm was purely a working farm, growing corn and housing a small flock of sheep. In 1986 six acres of strawberry fields were planted and the farm became a popular pick-your-own. In 1992 the decision was taken to diversify into the tourist industry, and the past 28 years has seen the creation of a magical farm park experience for all to enjoy. The farmyard is home to a small herd of rare breed Berkshire Pigs, pygmy and Anglo-Nubian goats, Alpacas, Donkeys, Shetland Ponies, South Devon Heifers, Belgian Blue Heifers, Lambs and Chickens! The deer park is home to Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park’s extensive deer herd with four different breeds including Red deer, Sika, Fallow and Axis. Tractor rides and deer safaris offer visitors unique access to this wonderful herd. The farm’s woodland offers the chance to get away from it all with nature trails and a boardwalk over the stream and plants, flowers and wildlife to see all year round. Being a working farm, everyday is an adventure at Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park with new arrivals on the farm yard throughout the year, baby lambs to bottle feed in spring, goat kids, rabbits and guinea pigs to cuddle and piglets to watch. But their visitors are also guaranteed fun in their adventure playground, on the jumping pillow, go-karts, obstacle course, den-building area and great indoor play area with its scary drop slides and soft play for little ones.

Prices
  • Adults – £15.45
  • Children (two and over) & Seniors – £13.95
  • Children under 2 years – FREE
  • Family Tickets (2 Adults and 2 Children aged two and over) – £50
  • Disabilities - normal price for Adult or Children ticket - carer entrance free with documentation. Please note that large areas of the site are not wheelchair friendly
  • Tractor rides - Free until Autumn

Autumn is the start of the rut for the deer also the fields start to get too wet for the tractors so for welfare of customers, staff and the deer we switch to the deer walk and platform until the Spring.

Please note that one deer token per entry ticket, where you can book a time slot,  this subject to availability.

Annual Membership:
  • Adults – £85
  • Children & Concessions – £65

Please contact the farm directly- 01189 714002

The team at Bucklebury Farm & Deer Safari Park are passionate about playing their part in helping children and adults learn more about the countryside and where food comes from as well as encouraging more people to enjoy the great outdoors. As well as welcoming school and group visits, the friendly and expert team are always happy to answer questions and they also run guided-walks and popular deer safaris during the year.

Located in the heart of the farm park and open daily, relax inside or venture out to the terrace and settle down under their beautiful new contemporary shelter, hand-built using locally sourced sustainable timber.   They offer a friendly drop-in service for breakfast, lunches and afternoon teas.    Enjoy the best artisan coffee in the area, cold drinks, delicious cakes and pastries, savoury snacks and light seasonal bites.  And, there’s a special lunch package for little people too.

Please note that farms have certain risk factors. Animals carry forms of bacteria that can cause harm and ill health to individuals, especially the young and old as well as expected mothers. Extra care must be taken by all visitors to wash their hands, with hot water and soap, after they are in close contact or near animals; and especially before eating, drinking or smoking. It is essential that all parents and guardians of young children encourage and enforce hand washing, whilst preventing thumb sucking and nail biting whilst on site at the farm.

If Bucklebury Farm wasn’t popular enough with happy and excited children, they also have many wonderful play areas for your little adventurers to discover!

Lots of memories are made at Bucklebury Farm but for many there indoor drop slide and soft play area is forever a favourite.   Enjoy a cup of coffee whilst your child amuses themselves for hours up and down the colourful slides. 

Outside, let your little explorers run free in their outdoor adventure play area complete with a bouncing pillow, zip line, sand pit and climbing frames. Older ones can hop on their pedal go karts and race their friends around the track.  

Those looking for more of a challenge can run, jump, climb and swing to their heart’s content on our Woody’s Leap Obstacle course.  Their magical new woodland trail is an absolute must for nature lovers and their mini football pitch or badminton net will keep everyone busy and active, young and old! 

There are plenty of picnic benches where you can make a base camp and catch a breath and their rustic cabin overlooking all the fun serves delicious snacks and ice cream throughout the day for any urgent re-fuels or treats

At the  Gift & Farm Shop they have an ever-expanding offering of products.

Their ethos of being carefully produced and considerate of the environment from beginning to end always at the heart of their choices, as well as their quality.

They are working hard to remove plastic from all areas of the farm from the ground up and the Farm & Gift Shop are at the forefront of this.

They have staples and deliciousness for their glamping guests and farm visitors alike in the Farm Shop. Bamboo products in BumBoo Toilet Rolls, and Truth Brush bamboo tooth brushes and wild mint tooth paste tablets, compostable tealights, kindling and wood from their carefully managed and very beautiful woodlands.

They have pocket money toys right up to something more special in the Gift Shop. 

Soft toys of all the animals that are around them are very popular from Living Nature and made from recycled plastic. Land Rovers and tractors hold a special place in their hearts and are also very popular in the Gift Shop, being diecast, collectable and generational.

They stock Frozen food By Ruby, Vicar’s Game meats are also in the freezer, which they also use on their café!  Bacon Brioche Rolls are a huge favourite! So when you have spent the date here treating (exercising!) the family, you can take supper home and something to drink – Mr Chubbs of West Berks Brewery, or Berkshire Botanicals Dry Gin and The newt cyder tickle your fancy . . . ?!

They are thinking all the time about their products, carefully choosing so there really is something for everyone of all ages,  to make the best of your day here and then to ensure a lovely evening too!

 

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