Where are the best places to see lambs in the North East this Easter?

Where are the best places to see lambs in the North East this Easter?

This post will share some of the best places to see and feed lambs across the North East this Easter. I will add more events as they are announced. For a full list of local farms (including free places to visit), please see this post. Always check opening hours direct before visiting. 

Broom House Farm, Wallington 

Broom House Farm in Wallington offers a couple of ways to get up close and learn more about lambs. First up is 'Lambing Shed Live' which offers the chance for a guided tour of the lambing shed where you might actually see a lamb being born. 

Or how about becoming a Lambing Apprentice where you will join a full shift in the lambing shed with tasks including care of newborn lambs, orphan bottle feeding, providing feed, water and hay in the pens, mucking out. 

Dates have not been released at time of publishing but keep checking the Broom House Farm website for updates. 

Hall Hill Farm, County Durham 

Bottle feeding at Hall Hill Farm is included with admission and usually takes place daily from the end of March to early summer. You can join the queue and take part at 12noon, 2pm and 4pm. Find out more here. 

Whitehouse Farm, Northumberland 

Bottle feeding lambs begins at Whitehouse Farm on 19 February and takes place daily/is included with admission. Their Easter Extravaganza Event runs from 9 - 24 April this year and includes lots of baby animals including lambs, calves and kids, bottle feeding lambs and magic shows. 

If you are lucky, you may spot the rare five-legged lamb which was born at the farm recently. 

If you visit on 15-18 April you can also meet the Easter Bunny and take place in an Easter Egg Hunt around the farm. Find out more and book here. 

Adventure Valley, County Durham 

The Easter Egg-Stravaganza at Adventure Valley takes place from 9-24 April and includes a special undercover Easter Garden, Bunny Adventure Trail with Chocolate Treat, Meet & Greet the Easter Bunny plus the chance to meet and bottle feed baby goats and lots of furry friends. Find out more and book here. 

Jacksons at Jedburgh , Scottish Borders 

Jacksons at Jedburgh is a lovely family-run farm in the Scottish Borders. They offer a range of animal experiences including Bottle Lamb Feeding and a special 'Lambing Experience' where you can meet and bottle feed lambs as well as taking a tour around the lambing fields and learn about what's happening (suitable for ages 6+). Find out more and book here. 

Rising Sun Farm 

Lambing is now underway at Rising Sun Farm which is FREE to visit. You can pop along to see the Ewes and Lambs in the paddock with the cows and calves and also in the building next to the paddock. You can see a few photos on the FB page here.  If you'd like to visit, check out my guide to visiting Rising Sun Country Park here. 

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