Don’t miss out on Amazing Animals at Temple Newsam Home Farm
A wonderful array of exotic animals and birds are once again set to take centre stage at a popular Leeds farm next week.
Held from 11th – 19th August, visitors will be able to enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities and events at Temple Newsam Home Farm and House as part of Amazing Animals week.
Included in the fun is the chance to experience exotic animal encounters, bird of prey displays and pony rides in the paddocks. In what is something not to be missed, mystery animal visitors from the city’s much loved Tropical World and Lotherton Wildlife World will also be making an appearance.
Also available to visitors alongside the Amazing Animals event will be the daily delights of Temple Newsam Farm. Boasting over 200 sheep, poultry, goats and pigs, as well as being host to an interesting mixture of recreated workshops and exhibitions, there is something to keep everyone entertained!
Temple Newsam House will also be open to visitors, offering families the chance to track down exotic beasts on the animal trail or enjoy stories and crafts.
While you’re there, make sure you don’t miss out on the chance to visit The Stable Courtyard Tea Room serving a selection of scrumptious light meals and snacks as well as Mrs Pawson’s Shop in the stable courtyard, which is a great place to buy Yorkshire produce.
Admission to ‘Amazing Animals’ is included in the general admission price at Home Farm or a joint ticket will give visitors access to both Temple Newsam House and the Farm.
Farm entry is priced at £3.90 for adults, £2.60 for children and under 5 years are free. A special family ticket is also available priced at £10.50 (two adults and three children up to the age of 16 *excluding children under 5 who are free).
Join tickets, which allow access to both Temple Newsam House and Home Farm, are priced at £9.50 for adults, £4.50 for children and £24.00 for families (two adults and three children up to the age of 16* excluding children under 5 who are free).
Visitors are asked to note that there may be some small charges for selected Amazing Animals events and activities.
To find out more about what Temple Newsam has on offer throughout the year, please see: https://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/templenewsamhouse.
Councillor Mohammed Rafique, Leeds City Council’s executive member for Environment and Active Lifestyles, said:
“The response to our Amazing Animals event is always fantastic so we are really happy to be welcoming the event back to Temple Newsam Home Farm.
With so many exciting activities and animals on display, we hope that families are encouraged to come and enjoy all there is to offer at what promises to be a great day out.”
Notes to editors:
The event will be open 10am – 4pm.
For more information, please contact:
Joely Ewbank, Leeds City Council press office