Springtime at a Children’s Farm in and around Buckinghamshire

Springtime at a Children’s Farm in and around Buckinghamshire.

Are you looking for a fun family day out? After months of lockdown, there’s nothing more appealing than getting out in the fresh spring air and exploring with your nearest and dearest.


Just a stone’s throw away from London, idyllic Buckinghamshire is known for its open countryside and natural areas of outstanding beauty, it’s the perfect place to explore with your family.

From meeting cuddly spring babies to exploring adventure playgrounds and discovering farmyard trails, read on to see our top recommendations for springtime at a Children’s Farm in and around Buckinghamshire.

We love living in Buckinghamshire as there are so many beautiful walks on our doorstep and lots of attractions to visit as a family. We love visiting our local farm at the weekend as it always keeps my children entertained. I also take my toddler midweek when it’s quieter as he loves seeing the animals.

Springtime Adventure at a Children’s Farm in and around Buckinghamshire

Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre 
Claydon Road, Hogshaw, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3LA

Get ready for a spring adventure as you explore Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm. Get up close to adorable fluffy friends, including friendly sheep, cheeky goats and perfect pigs! Plus, make sure to buy some animal feed at reception, as you can get up close to and feed a variety of rare and native breeds as you explore the outdoor Farm Trail. Your little adventurers will love discovering the outdoor play, including the Adventure Playground with a huge giant climbing frame, two bouncy pillows, a huge sandpit with sand-diggers and more!

Thrift Farm
Thrift Farm, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK17 0PR

What will your little farmers do first? Swoosh down slides, clamber across logs and climb high on Thirfty’s Outdoor Play or race to their heart’s content on outdoor Pedal Tractors. Plus, for a spring treat, don’t miss out on meeting adorable spring babies in the Animal Barns, get ready to hear fluffy chicks chirping, see little lambs leaping and watch tiny piglets playing.  But if that’s not enough, there are plenty more furry friends to meet on the outdoor Farm Paddock’s Trail. Plus, after a whole morning of play, head to the Food 4 Thought Café where you can enjoy a scrumptious take-away snack, meal, or refreshment.

Mead Open Farm
Stanbridge Rd, Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire, LU7 4QN

Packed full of outdoor adventure, Mead Open Farm is the perfect children’s farm to visit for a full day of farm fun this spring. From reaching the sky on Jumping Pillows, to climbing high on Topsy Turvy Adventure Playground and racing on Go-Karts, there are so many fun activities to keep you busy. Plus, make sure to visit the furry friends in the animal barns including adorable alpacas, bouncing bunnies, perfect ponies, and little lambs. Pssst. Make sure to bring your camera, there are so many adorable photo opportunities. After all that play, you’re bound to be peckish, head to the award-winning Grainstore Kitchen and treat yourself to a take-away barista style coffee and a delicious slice of cake.

Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park
Milton Keynes, M15 0DT

Get ready for a roar-some day out for you and your family this spring at Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park. Get ready to enjoy more than 25 thrilling rides, explore the Adventure Land Maze, discover the Enchanted Forest, dig for fossils and more! It’s the perfect place for little adventurers this spring. Plus, make sure you say hello to all your favourite farmyard friends including ponies, llamas, goats and more! Gullivers is the perfect days out on the farm, come rain or shine, they have something for you!

Please Note: information included in this article is correct at time of publishing. Due to current government guidelines related to COVID-19 some attractions and facilities may differ. Please check each individual attractions website before you visit