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Opening Times

MONDAY TO WEDNESDAYPre-bookings only

THURSDAY TO SUNDAYOpen for pre-bookings and petting farm entry (pay on the gate) 9am – 3pm (last entry 2pm)

Alpaca walking experience in Essex

 Alpaca Walking Experience

  • Please be aware that the walk involves hilly terrain
  • 1 hour experience (15 minutes mini farm tour, 45 minutes taking in the scenery of Stantons Farm
  • The alpacas love taking a selfie, photo opportunities are available throughout the experience
  • Handlers are close by to answer all of your alpaca related questions
  • Suitable for those aged 2-80yrs!
  • This experience runs 7 days a week! Just get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk if you cannot find a slot that works for you
  • One person walking one alpaca £27.50
  • Two people sharing one alpaca £45 or three people sharing one alpaca £55
  • Non walking participant (cannot hold lead reign but can join walk) £7.50
Alpaca farmer experience in Essex

VIP Farmer Experience

  • Take part in a fully interactive experience where you learn to look after five species of animals by feeding, grooming and cleaning our alpacas, goats, donkeys, medium sized micros and our chickens!
  • Suitable for those aged 2-80yrs!
  • Just get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk  if you cannot find a slot that works for you
  • Mini walks are also available on specific experience days* – subject to time constraints
  • This activity is outside without any shelter
  • £40 for the main participant (one non participating adult included in price)
  • £20 for extra participants
  • Additional non participating adult £7.50
Alpaca feed and forage experience in Essex

Guided Feed and Forage – Petting Farm Experience

Take part in a fully interactive petting farm experience where you are able to feed ten species of animal, including alpacas, goats, donkeys, pony, sheep, cows, pigs, ducks and chickens
  • Feed and forage is supplied, all you have to bring is yourself
  • Suitable for those aged 2-80yrs!
  • Get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk  if you cannot find a slot that works for you
  • Children £7.50 (unguided) / £9.00 (guided)
  • Adult £9.50 (unguided) / £11.50 (guided)
  • Under 1s go free
Micro pig meet and greet in Essex

Mighty Micro pig (Medium sized) – Meet & Greet

  • Get to spend 30 minutes with our curly tailed friends who love belly rubs and scrubs! (5 minute health and safety briefing)
  • Brushes and treats provided, all you need is some wellies and some clothes you don’t mind sharing with the pigs
  • Handlers are close by to educate on the history of micro pigs and answer all your curious questions
  • Get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk  if you cannot find a slot that works for you!
  • £12.50 adult
  • £7.50 child (No children under the age of 8yrs can stand in the pig pen)
  • This experience is outside with no shelter
Goat meet and greet

Boer Goat – Meet & Greet

  • Get to spend 30 minutes with our fluffy friends who love head scratches and hugs! (5 minute health and safety briefing)
  • Brushes and treats provided, all you need is some wellies and some clothes you don’t mind sharing with the goats as the goats do like to give cuddles and jump up at times
  • Handlers are close by to educate on the history of Boer goats to make sure the goats are behaving’
  • Just get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk  if you cannot find a slot that works for you!
  • £12.50 adult
  • £7.50 child (No children under 1m tall can stand in the goat pen)
Alpaca meet and greet

Alpaca – Meet & Greet

    • Get to spend 30 minutes with our cheeky fluffy friends who love carrots! (5 minute health and safety briefing)
    • Treats are provided, all you need is some wellies and some clothes you don’t mind sharing with the alpacas
    • Handlers will guide and educate you on the husbandry of alpacas and even tell you the name of each of our 20+ alpacas!
    • This experience runs most weekdays during term time/half term and every Saturday, just get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk if you cannot find a slot that works for you!
    • £15 adult
    • £12.50 child (Children under 1metre may be permitted into the pen if they feel comfortable to do so)
    • This experience is outside, with no shelter
Donkey meet and greet

Donkey & Pony – Meet & Greet

  • Get to spend 30 minutes with our huge handsome duo who love a treat or two! (5 minute health and safety briefing)
  • Treats are provided, all you need is some wellies and some clothes you don’t mind sharing with the donkeys
  • Handlers will guide and educate you on the fun facts about donkeys whilst they enjoy a good groom!
  • Just get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk if you cannot find a slot that works for you!
  • £20.00 adult
  • £12.50 child (Children under 1.5 metre are allowed into the pen, only if they are comfortable around equines)
  • This experience is outside, with no shelter
goat meet and greet

Baby Goat – Cuddle Sessions (March/April 2024)

  • Have you ever wanted to cuddle a baby goat?
  • From the end of March, we are expecting three of our females to give birth to tiny kids!
  • Visitors will have the chance to sit and cuddle little bundles of joy for 30 minutes whilst giving the mummy goats some tlc
  • This experience will only run for a limited time, with slots available on selected weekdays/weekends
  • Get in touch at info@stantonsfarm.co.uk if you would like to be added to our mailing list/notified when this experience is available to book
  • £10 adult
  • £10 child (Children under 1 metre will need to be accompanied by an adult)
  • This experience is inside
Donkey meet and greet

Short Legged Dexter Cow (Mini cow) – Meet & Greet (Starting March 2024)

  • Guests get to spend 30 minutes feeding and playingwith our Short Legged Dexter Cows (100cm tall) – Betty and Wilma! !
  • Treats shall be provided as part of the experience- all we ask is that you are your comfortable being around heavy animals, these girls are extremely playful!
  • Each experience requires a health and safety briefing to make sure you and the cows are kept safe!
  • Animal handlers will be right by your side throughout the session to educate you on the history of Dexters, whilst getting to know their different personalities!
  • Lots of opportunities for pictures!
  • This experience shall be available on Tuesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday
  • £12.50 adult
  • £7.50 child (No children under the age of 5 yrs or under 1.25m tall care advised to attend this experience due to the nature of heavy animals)
Donkey meet and greet

Black Nose Valais Sheep- Meet & Greet

  • Guests get to spend 30 minutes snuggling and cuddling our lovely boys Otto & Sprout, these guys love to get up close and personal!
  • Treats shall be provided as part of the experience- all we ask is that you are your calm,quiet and respectful!
  • Each experience requires a health and safety briefing to make sure you and the sheep are kept safe!
  • Animal handlers will be right by your side throughout the session to educate you on all things Black Nose Valais! Lots of opportunities for pictures!
  • This experience shall be available all week long (Mon-Sun)
  • £12.50 adult
  • £7.50 child (Children under 1m not suitable for this experience, please email to check suitability)