Alpaca Walking Experiences


Our Alpaca Walking Experiences will be available from mid June 2019.

Our Alpaca Walking Experiences take approximately 90 minutes, consisting of a Welcome and brief Health & Safety chat, meeting our walking team, holding the lead rein training, a walk around our paddock to get used to walking your alpaca, then a leisurely stroll around our farm, past our paddocks of pygmy goats, past the Christmas trees, alongside the beautiful river Blackwater, through our copse of willow trees and past one of our lakes until we walk back to our start point. There will be plenty of chances to stop and we will happily take photo's for you. 

The walk takes approximately 45 minutes. 

We then stop for quick drink and the farm experience continues... we call upon our female alpacas and have the chance for yet more alpaca cuddles and photos …. then its off to visit our various paddocks of pygmy goats including our pygmy goat kids. Sometimes we even have babies on farm that require bottle-feeding! We have plenty of time for goat cuddles and photos and sometimes Elvis the bantam even makes an appearance!

Our experience is a must for any alpaca or pygmy goat lover, plenty of information imparted about all our animals, great photo opportunities and this unique experience definitely tops the cuteness factor! 

TO BOOK, TELEPHONE CLAIRE OR GLENN ON

07813290708 / 07736 320 490

EXPERIENCE DATES AND TIMES CAN BE FOUND HERE

PRICES:

1 X PERSON WALKING 1 X ALPACA £25.00

2 X PEOPLE SHARING 1 X ALPACA £25.00 + £12.50 = £37.50

1 X PERSON WALKING 1 X ALPACA PLUS 1 NON LEAD WALKING PERSON             £25.00 + £10.00 = £35.00

ADDITIONAL NON LEAD WALKERS £10.00 EACH


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

CAN CHILDREN ATTEND THE ALPACA WALKING EXPERIENCE?

CHILDREN AGED 14 AND OVER, CAN ATTEND AND EITHER WALK THEIR OWN ALPACA OR SHARE AN ALPACA WITH AN ACCOMPANYING ADULT. ALL CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT WHO IS ALSO WALKING THEIR OWN ALPACA OR SHARING AN ALPACA WITH A CHILD AGED 14 PLUS.

CHILDREN AGED 10-14 YEARS CAN ATTEND, HOWEVER, THEY WOULD NOT HOLD THE LEAD REINS OF AN ALPACA. CHILDREN AGED 10-14 CAN ACCOMPANY AN ADULT WHO IS WALKING AN ALPACA.

CHILDREN UNDER 10 - THIS EXPERIENCE IS UNSUITABLE. HOWEVER, OUR PRIVATE FARM TOUR AND JUNIOR FARM EXPERIENCE MAYBE SUITABLE - PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS.

WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION/ CHANGE OF DATE POLICY?

IF YOU DECIDE TO CANCEL, WE MUST HAVE 14 DAYS NOTICE TO OFFER A REFUND. NO REFUNDS WILL BE AVAILABLE OUTSIDE OF THIS TIMEFRAME.

IF YOU WISH TO AMEND THE DATE OF YOUR EXPERIENCE, WE WILL REQUIRE 7 DAYS NOTICE TO TRY TO ACCOMODATE YOUR REQUIREMENT.

IF THE WEATHER FORECAST IS PREDEICTED TO BE POOR, WHICH CAN INCLUDE HIGH WINDS, RAIN OR EXTREME HOT TEMPERATURES, WE WILL GIVE AS MUCH NOTICE AS PRACTICALLY POSSIBLE AND OFFER AN ALTERNATE DATE. (THIS IS FOR HEALTH, SAFETY AND WELFARE REASONS OF HUMANS & ANIMALS).

CAN MY FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER WAIT IN THE CAR/ ON FARM WHILST I ATTEND THE EXPERIENCE?

UNFORTUNATELY NO. WE DO NOT ALLOW NON-PAYING/ NON-PARTICIPATING VISITORS ON FARM WHILST ACTIVITIES ARE TAKING PLACE.

CAN I BRING MY DOG (EVEN IF MY DOG REMAINS IN MY VEHICLE?)

AGAIN NO, WE CANNOT HAVE ANY DOGS OR OTHER ANIMALS ON FARM, EVEN REMAINING IN VEHICLES.

DO YOU HAVE A CAFE ON SITE?

NO SORRY, WE DO NOT HAVE A CAFE, PLAY AREA OR PICNIC AREA ETC. WE ARE A WORKING FARM SO NO TOURIST FACILITIES. TOILET AND HAND WASH AVAILABLE.

CAN I JUST TURN UP TO DO THIS EXPERIENCE?

NO - ALL EXPERIENCES MUST BE PRE-BOOKED IN ADVANCE.

DO YOU HAVE A RISK ASSESSMENT?

YES, THIS IS SENT OUT IN ADVANCE BY EMAIL, TO ANYONE BOOKING AN EXPERIENCE.

IS THIS EXPERIENCE SUITABLE FOR SOMEONE IN A WHEELCHAIR?

SADLY NO, UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCOMODATE WHEELCHAIRS, PUSHCHAIRS OR BUGGIES DUE TO THE UNEVEN PATHWAYS AND GRASS TRACKS. ALL PERSONS TAKING PART IN THIS EXPERIENCE MUST BE ABLE TO PHYSICALLY UNDERTAKE A GENTLE 90 MINUTE WALK UNAIDED AND WITHOUT ANY HEALTH CONCERNS BEING CREATED BY THIS LEVEL OF ACTIVITY.

WHAT CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR SHOULD I WEAR FOR THIS EXPERIENCE?

ENCLOSED FOOTWEAR IS ESSENTIAL, WE WOULD RECOMMEND WALKING BOOTS, STURDY TRAINERS OR WELLIES. ANYONE WEARING OPEN TOED FOOTWEAR WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE.

CLOTHING - IT IS RECOMMENDED TO WEAR FULL LENGTH TROUSERS (JEANS OR SIMILAR) AS THIS IS A "HANDS ON" EXPERIENCE.

CAN I BRING A CAMERA AND TAKE PHOTO'S?

YES, WE WOULD ENCOURAGE YOU AND ALL MEMBERS OF YOUR GROUP TO TAKE PHOTO'S OF YOUR VISIT. HOWEVER "SELFIES" ARE NOT PERMITTED IF YOU ARE HOLDING THE LEAD REINS OF AN ALPACA. PLEASE ASK AND A MEMBER OF STAFF WILL TAKE PHOTO'S FOR YOU. THERE WILL BE LOTS OF OPPORTUNITIES THROUGHOUT THE WALK FOR PHOTO'S/VIDEO'S TO BE TAKEN BY NON-LEAD WALKING PARTICIPANTS AND OUR STAFF.