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Herrings Green

Type:Animal Sanctuary

Cotton End Road, Wilstead, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 3DT

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Herrings Green Activity Farm & Bird of Prey Centre is a family run business and home to over 200 animals and birds of prey, with an emphasis on encouraging all our visitors to get up close with our birds and animals.

We have interactive displays and keeper talks going on every thirty minutes including meet and handle our owls, pat a pet, flying displays, groom our donkeys, animal and critter displays, have a go at flying an owl, shire horse talk and more.

Plus there’s a range of non-animal activities to keep the whole family entertained throughout the day including:

Children’s play areas including Herrings Pirates’ Cove,

Crazy Golf

Tractor and Trailer rides

Craft barn

Tyre Trails

Barrel Rides

And throughout the year we have special weekend events and special guest such as Safari Stu, Peppa Pig, Peter Rabbit and NEW for 2019 Fireman Sam and a fully working Fire Engine.

And if you just fancy sitting back and relaxing then you can enjoy an array of delicious hot and cold food, drinks and sweet treats from our tea room, visit our traditional sweet shop for tasty treats or pop into our Farm Shop which has an amazing selection of fresh, local produce including vegetables, cheese, pies, freshly baked bread, fruit, juices, pasta and so much more!

With an amazing team of friendly and experienced staff Herrings Green Activity Farm gives you a memorable day out for the whole family.

All activities are included in the general admission prices, there’s no need to pre-book just come along and join in the fun.

Adult £12.50 Senior £11.50 Child (3-15 years) £9.50 Family (2 adults & 2 children) £34.50 Children under 3 are FREE!

We also offer a wide variety of Animal and Birds of Prey experience days where you can get closer to the birds, meet, handle and free fly many different species of owls, hawks, eagles and falcons

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Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee) - All except American Express


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Wedding receptions


  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

* closed 24th – 28th Dec 2019

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