Planning Your Visit

For pre-visit information, please click here: Health and Safety May 2022

Pre booking tickets is optional, please click on ‘book online now’ tab for discounted ticket options. 

Admission Charges 2022

Adult £10.99
Child (1-15 years old) £7.99
Family Ticket (2 adults and 2 children)
£36.00
Concession – this rate is relevant to the following:

  • Disabled adult
  • Carer accompanying a registered disabled person(s)
    Carers please bring DLA form, Blue Badge or ID card to receive concession rate.
  • Adult 60+.
£9.99
Under 1 year olds Free

Opening Dates and Times 2022-2023

Opening dates and times
18th July until
4th September
Open every day
Opening times: 10am – 5.00pm
Last entry 3pm
5th September 5th to 23rd October
 
Open 6 days (CLOSED FRIDAYS) 
Opening times: 10am – 5.00pm
Last entry 3pm
 
24th October to 30th October
Open every day
Opening times: 10am – 5.00pm
Last entry 3pm
 
31st October to 30th November
Closed
December 2022
TBA (Xmas bookings open September)
January 2023
Closed

Useful Information

  • During or after wet weather, wear wellingtons or walking boots and a change of clothes for children. Wear weather suitable, outdoor clothing.
  • Ample hand-washing and sanitising facilities
  • Toilets and baby changing facilities
  • Coffee Shop serving food and drink  
  • Free coach and car parking
  • Gift shop and ice creams 
  • Outdoor picnic areas
  • Indoor and outdoor play areas 
  • School and groups welcome, please call for discounts
  • Facilities for the less abled visitors
    Woodland paths are not suitable for wheelchairs, pushchair accessible but not pushchair ‘friendly’)
  • Card payments accepted in all areas
  • Sorry, no dogs allowed except guide dogs
  • Paths are steep in places
  • Pushchair accessible but due to the terrain, not all areas are suitable for pushchair use
  • Farmland and woodland paths may get muddy during/after wet weather, walking boots/wellingtons are advised.
  • Please note that we are smoke-free as it is a Family site; the use of e-cigarettes and vapes is also not allowed.

More Facilities

Rays Farm has undertaken a number of measures to ensure the attractions can be enjoyed by visitors with disabilities. These include:

  • Disabled toilets 
  • Disabled parking near pay point
  • Low-level displays
  • Doorways to shops etc. extra wide and ramped
  • Wheelchair wheel wash point
  • Flagstone paths around owl pens
  • Many steps in woodland replaced with grades
  • Woodcarvings commissioned with high-relief to provide responsive touch for visually impaired
  • Slotted picnic table provided to suit wheelchairs.

Site Map

Download Rays Farm Site Map here

PLEASE NOTE:

Grass pathways can be slippery during or after wet weather and it is recommended to wear suitable footwear with sturdy grip when walking in the wetter months.

Some woodland paths are steep, but handrails are provided.

Mythical Woods has steps and a steep incline making it unsuitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs.

SAFETY GUIDELINES

1.  Please obey all the safety notices around the farm and also the advice of our staff at all times.

2.  Wash your own hands thoroughly before you supervise the washing of children’s hands.  Please use the soap, water and paper towels provided at the hand washing stations, following contact with animals, after playing on the play equipment and before eating, drinking or smoking, and before leaving the farm.

3.  Wash your hands thoroughly at home, after removing dirty clothes, shoes or boots that have been worn at the farm. Any soiled clothes should be washed immediately on your return home.

HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION

Please see the following links regarding the Code of Practice and Health and Safety Advice at farm attractions.

Code of Practice: http://www.farmattractions.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/Code-of-Practice-update2015_3-3.pdf

Health and Safety advice for the public: http://www.farmattractions.net/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Mead-HS-leaflet.pdf