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Old Macdonald's Educational and Leisure Farm Park

Old Macdonald's Educational and Leisure Farm Park

16 acre visitor attraction on the Essex/London border with farmyard favourites, zoo animals, leisure activities. Ideal for primary age children and their families and multi award winning including NFAN Education Award 2015.


Weald Road
CM14 5AY

Contact Details

Main contact:
Ray Smith
01277 375177


  • Coach parking
  • Covered space
  • Disabled toilets
  • Hand washing facilities
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access

Fully accessible walkways, wheelchair and buggy friendly.

Delivery Items

  • Pre-visit information available
  • Provision of materials/equipment/livestock
  • Risk assessment
  • Self-guided activities
  • Set programmes
  • Tailored programmes

Hands on sessions are included in the trip for all groups including talks, access to animals under supervision, and opportunities to meet the animals of your choice.


Price for an educational visit is £7.05 per child, £8.25 per adult but one adult comes free with every 5 children (with every 3 children for younger children). Special rates for those with access needs and carers in groups enter free of charge.


CEVAS Accredited

This place has CEVAS accredited personnel.

CEVAS stands for Countryside Educational Visits Accreditation Scheme. A nationally recognised accreditation, the scheme offers training for individuals who are working – or plan to work – with groups of school children, young people or clients with additional needs.

Other Accreditations

Members of BIAZA, NFAN, Visit Essex. VAQAS certified.

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