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Lambing is back for 2023

Lambing Day has been a key event within the local community since 2011, and we are delighted to be able to welcome families back to our St Albans Campus this year for our busy lambing season.

Join us on Saturday 25th and/or Sunday 26th March, come and visit our lambs, explore our Animal Care Centre and grab a bite to eat from our range of food and drink stalls.

Tickets & Parking

Group Ticket for 4 Persons = £15 (includes 1 free parking ticket)

Single Ticket = £5

Please pre-book your timed visitor slot to avoid disappointment.

We have limited on site parking, so where possible please help us meet our sustainability targets by choosing to use public transport, walk or cycle to Oaklands. Please note you will be allocated one free parking ticket per group ticket.

Please note

There are risks associated with lambing and pregnancy. If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, we advise that you do not attend the day. No dogs permitted in or near the lambing barns. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee Mother Nature will have delivered lambs. 

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What's On?

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    LIVE LAMBING - visit our lambing sheds throughout the day to see our brand new lambs, if you're lucky you may even witness a live birth!

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    FARM ANIMALS - Our farm will be open to the public all day, visit the 'Hartoak Herd' of Pedigree British White Cattle, Oxford Sandy and Black Pigs, Alpaccas, Goats, Donkeys, and more.

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    EQUINE DEMONSTRATIONS - Our equine team will be showing off our beautiful horses with demonstrations throughout the day.

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    SPECIALIST SPECIES & EXOTIC ANIMALS - Our Habitat Centre will be open which houses lots of exotic animals, reptiles, insects and specialist species such as meerkats and lemurs.

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    CHILDRENS ACTIVITIES - from arts and crafts and puppet shows to steam train rides, there will be lots on offer for little ones.

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    FOOD & DRINK - a range of stalls will be available to grab a bite to eat and drink.

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    STABLES RESTAURANT - Our very own Stables Restaurant will be open offering sit-in and take-out Yorkshire pudding wraps and dounuts.

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    HANGING BASKETS - Buy a mother's day hanging basket, made on site.