Your PLAY Visit

Make the most of your time down on the farm – here’s all the detail you need to plan your adventure…

What’s on?

Saturday 19th September – Sunday 4th October 2020
It’s Harvest Time! We’re a working farm and food production is at the heart of what we do.

We’re celebrating British Food Fortnight by helping visitors to PLAY learn more about the ‘farm to fork’ journey – while having lots of fun!

  • PYO potatoes
  • ‘Farm to Fork’ trailer ride
  • Harvest quiz trail
  • Veggie hunt
  • Harvest Festival food bank collection (Tinned or non-perishable food item’s only please)

Opening Times & Prices

Open 7 days a week by advance bookings only

General AdmissionMon – Fri
Term Time
After School
Opening times10am – 5pm10am – 6pm3.30pm – 6pm
Adults £12.50£8.50£6.50
2 and over
Under 2 yrsFreeFreeFree
Family of 4£42.50£34.00
Family of 5£50.00£42.50
Family of 6£60.00£51.00

One carer free of charge when accompanying a disabled guest, documentation required.

As part of our commitment to keeping you safe, visitor numbers are strictly limited and by advance booking only.

PLAY tickets are currently available to 5th October.
A further seven days will be added on Monday 28th Sept, and each Monday thereafter. Half term tickets will be released on Monday 19th October.

🎃 PYO Pumpkin tickets are on sale! This event is separate to the PLAY barn, requiring a separate ticket.

Memberships – Visiting regularly?
We’re just finalising our plans; membership details will be published here soon.


A day in the countryside just 1 mile from the M6? That’s us!

Sat Nav: ST19 5RE
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From Stafford/J13 of M6:
Take the A449 toward Penkridge. Approximately 1 mile from the J13 roundabout turn left down Lower Drayton Lane then follow the Play@ signs.

From J12 of M6:
Take the A5 exit toward Telford. At the Gailey roundabout turn right onto the A449 toward Penkridge/Stafford. Approx ½ mile after leaving Penkridge, turn right onto Lower Drayton Lane then follow the Play@ signs.

From Wolverhampton:
Take the A449 northbound toward Stafford. At the Gailey roundabout, continue straight on to Penkridge. Approx ½ mile after leaving Penkridge, turn right onto Lower Drayton Lane then follow the Play@ signs.

Site Map

Your at-a-glance guide to all the fun the farm has to offer…

Covid-19 safety measures

We’re taking safety seriously, with lots of measures in place to ensure everyone keeps social distancing.  Plus, we’ve got lots of hand sanitising stations to help keep our visitors and team safe, so you can relax and enjoy your visit. More details in our FAQ

Face masks are required indoors, as per government guidelines.

Additional needs

By design, we’ve tried to make the experience as accessible as possible so that everyone can join in the fun, with lift access to the first floor of the playbarn and accessible walkways and paths all around the site.

If you would like to discuss holding a session for a group with particular additional needs – including quiet sessions and private group hire, please get in touch.

Food and drink

When you’ve worked up an appetite, head to our Honeypots Café for fresh, homemade hot and cold food, drinks and cakes. You’ll also find vending machines around site for when you want a drink or snack ‘on the go’ and picnics are welcome in our designated picnic areas.

Gift Shop

Looking for a memento of your visit or to buy a birthday or Christmas present then our on-site shop offers a great range. From pocket money treats and snacks to handpicked toys and games, there’s something for everyone.

Your question?

Will I need wellies? What facilities do you have? Head to our FAQs page where you’ll find answers to all these and more.


Our visitors have flooded to Tripadvisor, Facebook and Google to review their visit. Click here to read these reviews.

Special events

We’re big kids at heart and love any excuse to celebrate – so you’ll find a packed calendar of events happening throughout the year to mark high days and holidays, as well as important points in the farming calendar. Here are just some of our regular highlights – more details coming very soon!

  • 5 star rating

    Amazing day out! We visited here for the first time on Sunday and it was absolutely brilliant! So many different activities for the kids to do, the staff were all very friendly and knowledgeable and the softplay is amazing - best we've been too! All covid procedures followed and felt like a really safe and friendly environment. Definitely worth a day out!

    01 Sep 2020
  • 5 star rating

    Fantastic day out! Cannot recommend this place enough! Went for the first time today (with a 10 month and 5 year old) and had a lovely day. Brilliant outdoor activities, nice cafe, animals well cared for... but best part was the massive soft play! Loved that parents could go round with kids to keep an eye on them :)
    Felt safe all day in the current circumstances as distancing has been well considered.
    Can't wait to come back next year!

    29 Aug 2020
  • 5 star rating

    Fantastic I visited on 26th August with my daughter and grandson and my young daughter (10) and we were amazed how big the play area was kids loved it didn't want to leave, the outdoor jumping pillow s were our favourite we all enjoyed those together, friendly staff especially credit to the youngsters in the small animals section very polite and answered all our questions, definitely need to visit again never got to do all the fantastic things on offer

    27 Aug 2020

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