- Children's Farms
- Parks and Playgrounds
Suitable for ages: Babies and Toddlers (0-3), Young Children (4-8) and Older Children (9-12)
Venue type: Outdoor
Perched at 750 ft. with fantastic, albeit windy, views over the countryside Broom House Farm and Forest is the perfect destination for some farmyard fun.
The livestock farm rolls down the valley to the River Browney and is home to a herd of Aberdeen Angus cattle. Awaiting your family of thrill seekers is the forest adventure. With puzzling quiz trails, belly-flipping zip wires, and teeny-tiny tunnels the kids will love navigating their way around this forest. With acres and acres of green grass, the playfield is the perfect place for a game of Tag or ball. Dig down dip in the golden sandpit and feel the real ambience of the farm with the giant bales scattered around.
Stop by the farm shop for fresh produce sourced from the farm and the local area. Afternoon cravings are catered for in the coffee shop, where delicious cakes and light meals are served along with your favourite beverages. Picnics are also encouraged, and the grassy picnic area is the perfect setting to enjoy your favourite treats.
- Farm Shop
- Forest Adventure
- Coffee shop
- Restaurant Onsite
- Onsite Shop
- Snacks Available
- Picnics Allowed
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
Broom House Farm, Near Witton Gilbert, Durham, County Durham, DH7 6TR, England
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Forest Adventure: Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00, Summer half term 10:00 - 16:00
All Ages (2+): £5.00
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £18.00
Farm Shop: Monday to Saturday 09:00 - 17:00, Sunday 10:00 - 16:30
Coffee Shop: Monday to Sunday 09:00 - 17:00
Dogs are welcome
It’s a woodland park not a farm with forest advent
Written by Amelia10 . 13.01.18
I don’t mind it here. Why? Lovely cakes in coffee shop, place for children to run around safely, staff in cafe are friendly-ish, and you can see a few piglets with their mothers and poultry before it hits the meat counter And we didn’t mind the wood ‘adventure’ because it was quiet! But... The photos make it look amazing- it’s not. There is ONE zip wire, ONE slide, 3 swings, and one climbing/ tunnel construction. It was enough to keep my 4 year old busy for a little while, but older children will want more. As an adult, I wanted more! You had to wait to use the swings, wait for zip wire, and daughter wouldn’t go on rope bridge when other kids are on as it was her first time and she wanted to take her time. Slide was very muddy and wet - and as it was July, waterproof trousers would have been best option or scruffy sweat pants but we hadn’t expected sloppy mud - and weren’t dressed to get wet...skipped that one...as did other kids!
Not what I was expecting
Written by Anon4114 . 21.06.17
Wasn't anything like what the ad portrays, I arrived and they said they were a working farm and that basically it was just to look at a few ducks and a couple sheep in a pen and the guy in the butchers seemed shocked that I asked if there was any duck seed etc to feed them and didn't have the nicest of manners. Plus a pack of 4 small tractor cookies was £1.95. Bit pointless. Spent more time driving there than we did actually doing anything there.