Farm News

Spooky Farm Fun

September 04, 2018

Get set for a wicked week of tricks and treats to keep your little devils busy at Tapnell Farm Park this Halloween. Everyday activities and special visits from Saturday 20th Octobe...

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Ride the Bus to Tapnell Farm!

July 20, 2018

This summer, for the first time ever, visitors can catch the bus to Tapnell Farm! The new Route number 27 will operate every day throughout the six-week school break, starting Satu...

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Summer Sunset Shindigs Return

July 20, 2018

Summer Shindigs return to The Cow Bar & Restaurant at Tapnell Farm! Big summer parties every Thursday evening from the 26th July until the 30th August, with different entertainment...

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Easter Fun

March 15, 2018

For Easter fun and bundles of cuteness, look no further than Tapnell Farm Park this Half Term! We've got lamb feeding, baby chicks in the hatchery and loads more......

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Mums Go Free for Mother's Day

March 09, 2018

Get ready to show Mum she's number one again this Mother's Day! It's FREE admission for all Mums (and Grandmas) to Tapnell Farm Park this Mother's Day, Sunday 11th March. It's the ...

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Peppa Pig

March 02, 2018

Peppa Pig is coming to Tapnell Farm Park! She will be visiting us on May 12th and 13th, appearing at intervals throughout the day...

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Straw Bale Play Updates

January 29, 2018

Our Straw Bale Pyramid and Play Zone is on the move over the next few days, as part of our big 2018 updates! This area will be closed to visitors while we move it around, however ...

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Get Crafty!

January 15, 2018

Come and try our brand new activity group for kids on a Tuesday morning - Crafty Rascals! Stories, songs and different art and craft activities every week. Just £5 per session, per...

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2017

From all the team at Tapnell Farm, we'd like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!...

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Meet Santa and his Reindeer

December 05, 2017

We'll be welcoming some very special guests to Tapnell Farm Park this Christmas. Santa and two of his REAL reindeer will be visiting on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December. Tick...

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Winter Improvements

October 31, 2017

From Tuesday 31st October to Thursday 2nd November, Tuesday 7th November to Thursday 9th November, and Monday 13th November to Thursday 16th November, we will temporarily be closin...

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Pick Your Own Pumpkin

October 11, 2017

Pull on your wellies and head out into the fields to the Tapnell Farm Pumpkin Patch, where you can pick your own pumpkin for Halloween! Once you've picked it up, head to our specia...

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Winter Season Passes

October 01, 2017

Our Winter Season Passes are on sale now! Buy your Pass early and enjoy unlimited visits to Tapnell Farm Park from the 1st November until 23rd March. Just £15 each....

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Hop Aboard!

September 29, 2017

For one weekend only on the 14th and 15th October you can get the Bus to Tapnell Farm Park! As part of CAMRAs Classic Buses, Beer & Walks Weekend, vintage buses will be travelling ...

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Grandparents Go FREE

September 21, 2017

It's National Grandparents' Day and to celebrate we're offering FREE Entry to Grandparents on Sunday 1st October. Please note it's free entry for one grandparent when accompanying ...

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Term-Time Clubs

September 18, 2017

Our Term-Time Clubs, perfect for toddlers, are back following the end of the summer holidays! Rhythm Time is back on Tuesdays and Splat Messy Play on Fridays. If you're not already...

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Summer Shindig Finale

August 29, 2017

Our Summer Shindigs draw to a close this week (31 August) with our final FREE event, Twilight Circus! There'll be stilt-walkers and magicians wowing with close-up tricks and illusi...

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Sunset Cinema

August 22, 2017

Important info for the Outdoor Cinema event, with SING the movie, taking place at The Cow Co this coming Thursday night......

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Let Them Eat Cake

August 01, 2017

We've been busy stocking the Farm Park Cafe with lots of tasty and healthy snacks for everyone to enjoy when they visit. Our friends at Frostbite Bakery regularly drop off a new se...

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Summer Shindigs Return

July 20, 2017

Our buddies over at The Cow Co Restaurant are hosting six weeks of BIG summer parties between the 27 July and 31 August. Each week features live entertainment, music, games and rid...

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Super Summer Clubs

July 12, 2017

Take part in our Super Summer Clubs running throughout the holidays. Whether your little one is an artists or more of an academic we've got something to inspire. Our Archaeology Cl...

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Birthday Parties!

July 07, 2017

Come and celebrate a birthday in our Party Room! Take advantage of our great value Party Package or you can simply hire our Party Room. Whatever option you chose we've got the perf...

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Happy Birthday to Us!

June 30, 2017

Tapnell Farm Park turns 1 today! It's been a whole year since we opened the barn doors and what a wonderful twelve months it's been! All the staff and animals would like to say a B...

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Dads go Free!

June 08, 2017

We think Dads rock, so it's FREE admission to all Dads (and Grandads) to Tapnell Farm Park this Father's Day, Sunday 18th June. We'll also be joined by Vectis Vintage Tractor and E...

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Oink Oink!

May 29, 2017

We're delighted to announce the arrival of three Kune Kune piglets! These adorable new arrivals are just 8 weeks old and we've named them Frank, Bruno and Peggy! These guys have mo...

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Bugs and Beasties

May 20, 2017

We're delighted to announce our brand new Bugs and Beasties enclosure is now open! Our new residents include Axolotls, Tree Frogs, Fire Bellied Toads, a Pygmy Hedgehog, Harvest Mic...

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May Half Term

May 18, 2017

Go Wild for May Half-Term. Join our Bugs & Beasties Bonanza on the 27th and 28th May, followed by our Sheep Shearing demos on the 3rd June. We've also got a face painter, falconry ...

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Child of Wight Awards

May 14, 2017

On Friday 12th May some of the Tapnell Team spent the evening celebrating the bravery and success of some very amazing children at the Child of Wight Awards. We were proud sponsors...

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Easter Fun

April 08, 2017

Get set for an Egg-cellent Easter Holidays at Tapnell Farm Park! We've got twice-daily lamb feeding, Milkable Cows, Face Painting, Easter Themed Colouring, Easter Themed Treats in ...

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Spring Lambs

March 31, 2017

Spring is in the air and we've welcomed some fleecy new arrivals! Our twelve new lambs can be found in the Animal Barn and you can help our Keepers bottle feed these hungry little ...

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Mums Go Free

March 14, 2017

Show Mum she's number one this Mother's Day! It's FREE admission for all Mums (and Grandmas) to Tapnell Farm Park this Mother's Day, Sunday 26th March. It's the perfect excuse for ...

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February Half Term

February 16, 2017

New for February Half Term, our new Young Explorers initiative encourages all Tapnell Farm Park visitors to explore, discover, learn and engage with the world around them. You can ...

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Summer Season Passes

February 01, 2017

Our Summer Season Passes are now available to buy! Enjoy unlimited entrance to Tapnell Farm Park from the 1st March 2017 until the 31st October 2017 for just £28 per person. That's...

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Nom Nom Nom

November 10, 2016

Did you know..? It's not just scrumptious toasties and hot cups of soup that we serve up to keep the chill off at the moment. We now have Jacket Potato's with various topping favou...

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Firework Night

November 09, 2016

What a beautiful and crisp morning here on the Farm! We are looking forward to the Yarmouth Fireworks tonight, if you are thinking of heading there too why not pop up to see us fir...

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Chicks

November 07, 2016

We're delighted to announce we have some new, fluffy friends on the Farm. Check out these photos of our Silkie chicks and their very proud Mum. How cute are our new additions?...

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