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A working farm producing livestock,
A base for Barnsley College courses in Horticulture and Animal care,
An Open Farm and Visitors Centre accessible to the local and wider community.
The farm is situated approximately 2 miles south west of Barnsley next to Worsbrough Country Park.
Although farm staff are employed, the day to day work of the farm is undertaken by students following one of our many programmes of study thus providing a realistic working environment in which to develop their skills and knowledge.
Seasonal plants are often available for sale at competetive prices.
Wigfield 'open' farm is situated on the Dove Valley Trail section of the Trans-Pennine Trail, and provides a perfect visitor attraction at which to refresh yourself in our cafe and shop facility.
The farm has a wide range of animals including meerkats, cows, goats, Shetland ponies,donkeys, alpacas, pigs, sheep, chickens, guinea pigs, rabbits and much more. We also have a rodent room and an aquatics room featuring many different varieties of fish and other aquatic life.
There is also an exotics room with a variety of reptiles which although it isn't open to the public, people do get to view them at public events, birthday parties, organised group visits or as part of a VIP experience.
We do birthday parties, school visits, VIP meerkat, reptile and rabbit experiences, we do animal adoptions and enclosure sponsorships and we take animals to care homes and nurseries. We can provide gift vouchers and we also hold a variety of activities and events throughout the year.
Wigfield Farm Reviews
Lovely couple of hours with the grandchildren. Fed the animals & had a nice lunch the Cafe. Staff very nice. more »
Visited Wigfield Farm today with my wife and Granddaughter. We thoroughly enjoyed the farm but particularly enjoyed the lunch that we had in the cafe. We had freshly made sandwiches and a cake, our... more »
Didn't enjoy as such because it felt the farm house is perhaps closing down; plants, flower gardens are dead, few animals but loads of barns are empty. To me entrance fee is not justified. However there is a lake opposite to the farm house entrance is a wonderful, peaceful place, fishing decks, bird watchers house is there, fabulous.
Not enough animals...poorly presented. very disappointed with my visit... nice cafe though. won't be going again.
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