Meet farm animals and furry friends from Miller’s Ark petting farm in the MERL garden

We are delighted to be back with our adorable animals at Museum of English Rural Life!

17 August at 12-4pm. Redlands Road, RG1 5EX Reading, Berkshire.

Will your favourite be the cute and cuddly bunnies, the noisy ducks or the lovely, gentle donkey?


Spend the afternoon getting to know all the cheeky characters and having fun in the garden!

You are welcome to come early and have a picnic or enjoy some of the other activities and games in the Museum.

Please book in advance.  Tickets by Eventbrite 

£3 per participating child

Under 2’s and Adults free

https://www.reading.ac.uk/TheMERL

The Museum of English Rural Life

 

See Voo with her little girl Vogue

Farm news
The first one of our donkeys imported from America has had her foal! Come and see Voo with her little girl Vogue at the next Open Days.
She is absolutely adorable and will be in a pen for you to see on Open Day, along with the our other delightful donkey foals Betty, Rubik, Ola, Clara and Erin.
Bramble our much loved farm cat has had four tiny kittens which is very exciting and our barns are full of naughty goats kids and piglets to cuddle.
**NEW this year… we are offering delicious breakfast in The Old Dairy from 9.30am on open days.  See our Open Days page…
Next Farm Open Days
10-5pm
SUNDAY 16th JULY
SATURDAY 29th JULY
SUNDAY 30th JULY
Entry is £7 for adults and children over 2, under 2’s are free.

Tel: 01256 767596
E-mail: elizabeth@millersark.co.uk
Farm address: Manor Farm, Blackstocks Lane, Hook, RG27 9PH

Come and enjoy our next Open Days

Come and enjoy our next open days on:
Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th
Sunday 25th June.
We are really pleased to have welcomed another new donkey foal to our growing nursery of donkey babies.

June 17 baby

The weather is due to be good, so enjoy an amazing family breakfast on the patio from 9.30 then straight on the farm from 10am to enjoy cuddle time with piglets and foals, show some love snuggling the goat kids and if the children fancy letting off steam there is our giant straw play area.

Our handling area will be open for the rabbits, guinea pigs, ducklings and birds to have their share of cuddles too.
Midnight our giant rabbit will be lolloping around the bales!

Remember you can make your Fathers Day extra special by treating dad to a hearty Miller’s breakfast!
Entry is £7 for adults and children over 2, under 2’s are free. Sat nav RG27 9PH.

#visitafarm #daysout #fathersdaytreat

Cuddle and groom all our animals this Half term

We are pleased to announce our May Half term open dates, which is when we will next be open for you to cuddle and groom all our animals. We are keeping our fingers crossed for another miniature donkey foal, as mum is looking very thoughtful!  Our lambs and goat kids love their cuddles, and remember the Old Dairy tea barn opens at 9.30am for breakfast before the farm opens at 10-5pm.

10-5pm

Entry is £7 for adults and children over 2, under 2’s are free.
Saturday 27th May
Sunday 28th May
Wednesday 31st May
Thursday 1st June
Friday 2nd June
Saturday 3rd June

Children’s #BirthdayParties on the farm from £16 per child for 2 hours!! http://millersark.co.uk/homepage.aspx

Mobile Farm | Open Days | Children’s Birthday Parties | Red Letter Days
https://www.facebook.com/millersark/
Tel: 01256 767596
E-mail: elizabeth@millersark.co.uk
Farm address: Manor Farm, Blackstocks Lane, Hook, RG27 9PH
#daysout #mobilefarm #visitafarm

Visit a farm this Saturday

Saturday 13th May 10-5pm

£7 entry, under 2s free.

Jan 17

***Special for 2017: Remember you can now book breakfast in The Old Dairy at the farm from 9.30am on Open Days!

We also have another new tiny miniature donkey foal, her mum is called Hello Fire so she has been called Ola which is Portuguese for Hello.
She is absolutely adorable and will be in a pen for you to see on Open Day, along with the our delightful Betty and Rubik.

Children’s #BirthdayParties on the farm from £16 per child for 2 hours!! http://millersark.co.uk/homepage.aspx

Mobile Farm | Open Days | Children’s Birthday Parties | Red Letter Days
https://www.facebook.com/millersark/
Tel: 01256 767596
E-mail: elizabeth@millersark.co.uk
Farm address: Manor Farm, Blackstocks Lane, Hook, RG27 9PH
#daysout #mobilefarm #visitafarm

Our annual Shearing weekend is this Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May.

May 17 Ola

We also have another new tiny miniature donkey foal, her mum is called Hello Fire so she has been called Ola which is Portuguese for Hello. She is absolutely adorable and will be in a pen for you to see on our next Open Day, along with the our delightful Betty and Rubik.

Our annual Shearing weekend is this Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th May.

10-5pm.  Admission is £7, under 2s free.

**NEW this year… we are offering delicious breakfast in The Old Dairy from 9.30am on open days. Bring your family for a cooked breakfast to start your day the farming way! Farm opens at 10am.

If you have never visited Miller’s Ark Animals, all the animals will be waiting for you. Whether you like cuddling baby donkeys, grooming the ponies, playing with lively goats, tickling a pig’s tummy, or sitting holding a duck, chick or guinea pig, our animals will provide hours of enjoyment. We have a giant straw play area as well where the youngsters can let off steam.

Birthday Parties can be booked on the farm, so don’t miss your chance to book a fun day for your birthday this year. Or even think outside the box with a farm party for granny …or if you love animals like us, just book for your own 30th ,or whatever age you are!!! Everyone in the family will have fun!

Visit a farm this Easter

Easter 2017

Easter Weekend Open Days

Good Friday 14th, Saturday 15th, Sunday 16th, Monday 17th April 10-5pm

Please note that due to high visitor numbers last Easter weekend, these four Easter weekend open days may well be subject to restrictions on car parking spaces. We will keep you updated on Facebook.

If you want Easter love and cuddles look no further we have a barn full of lambs and tiny goat kids waiting for cuddles, piglets who adore a tummy scratch and of course Betty and her latest friend 5 day old Rubik will be in pens with their mums.

We look forward to seeing everyone for our extended Easter Babyfest fun.

The farm will open 10-5pm over Easter, and as a special treat, the Old Dairy Tea Barn will open at 9.30am for families to enjoy an early breakfast before heading into the farm.
To book your breakfast sitting and farm visit, please email only to:
elizabeth@millersark.co.uk quoting reference EASTER WEEKEND BREAKFAST BOOKING. See our Facebook page for more details.

Lots of animals | Tea Room | Straw Play | Picnic area

Hands on farm for all ages in Hook.

Farm open this weekend 11-4pm

Lambing Open Days 11-4pm

Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April

Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th, Friday 7th April

Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th April

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Admission is £7, under 2’s free.

Easter weekend Open Days …..timings to be confirmed.

Good Friday 14th, Saturday 15th, Easter Sunday 16th, Easter Monday 17th April

Please note that due to high visitor numbers last Easter weekend, these four Easter weekend open days may well be subject to restrictions on car parking spaces. More details to be announced.