Let the kids run free down on the farm!

Looking for a great day out with the kids? With indoor and outdoor play zones, friendly animals to look at and the chance to learn about life on a working farm the adventure begins the minute you pass through our farm gates…

Bubble Shows! 🫧🫧

From week 2 of the six-week summer holidays
(Mon 29 Jul – 2 Sept)

Join fairies Pixie and Polly on an interactive journey with music and bubbles that visitors of all ages will love. The art of bubble alchemy will be brought to life before your eyes – with giant bubbles, tiny bubbles, big bubbles and more, with visitors encouraged to join in the fun twirling, dancing, chasing (and bursting) the bubbles. 


From week 3 of the six-week summer holidays
(Mon 5th Aug – Mon 2 Sept)

Become a Dino Ranger for the day and help Professor Time solve the mystery of the Drayton Dinos!

Time-travelling scientist Professor Time enlisted the help of our team – now Dino Rangers – to help overthrow a plot a plot by bandits to steal Dino Eggs from the Jurassic period and bring them back for evil deeds.

They’ve created a NEW teleportation Device at the farm and Prof. Time needs YOUR help to save the day. Join us on an immersive adventure as we travel back in time to the Jurassic era on a quest to find the eggs before the bandits do!

  • Watch the mission video briefing from Professor Time
  • Head into the teleportation device to travel back in time
  • Hop on the Dino Ranger trailer ride to the Maize Maze
  • Exploring our 5-acre Maize Maze – with a smaller maze for little ones (will you get lost?)
  • Solve clues dotted around the maze to help find the eggs before the bandits
  • Meet (and learning about) dinos’ modern-day relatives in our ‘Meet the Reptiles’ zone
  • Seeing what you can discover in our ‘Fossil’ hunting sandpit
  • Enjoying Dinosaur-themed crafts and colouring activities

Please note: The soft terrain in the maze is unsuitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs.

Teddy Bears’ Tea Party 🧸🧺🍰

From week 4 of the six-week summer holidays
(Mon 12 Aug – 2 Sept)

“For every bear that ever there was
Will gather there for certain, because
We’re hosting a special PLAY@ Teddy Bears’ Tea Party!”

Bring your favourite cuddly toy to the farm and join in the Teddy Bears’ Tea Party!

Our outdoor PLAY zone is open all year round.

The Pump Station sand pit

The Pump Station

Bring your bucket & spade for our giant sandpit!

Treetop Towers

Tree Top Towers

Scramble and scale Treetop Towers

Outdoor pigs

Outdoor Pigs

Meet the ‘four little pigs’ in their woodland pen

Girl on zipwires


Zoom down our racing zipwires!

Girl doing splits in air on bouncy pillow

Bouncy Pillows

Boing around on bouncy pillows

Indoor barn area - Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

Pedal Tractors

Take a trundle on our toddlers’ pedal tractors

Owls at Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire

European Eagle Owls

Our resident European Eagle Owls watch over the play area from their their woodland aviary

Outside play equipment

Play Equipment

Traditional see-saw and swings

Girl playing in the water pump area

Water Play

Splash & splosh in our water play

Enjoying go karts on the track


Take pole position on the Farm-u-la One go-kart track

Family enjoying inflatables


Bounce till you drop in our inflatable play zone

Tractors at Lower Drayton Farm


We love red tractors…

Playing on the diggers


Having fun in our digger area

Toboggan Sledges

Toboggan Sledges

Take a fast paced ride on our toboggans

Fire engine at Lower Drayton Farm

Fire Engine

Explore our real-life fire engine

Indoor soft play, role play and slides suitable for all ages

Soft Play Play Frame

Explore our huge 950sqm soft play frame!

Indoor slides

Take on our slide complex; two drop slides, a set of astro-slides and a twister helix slide.

Girl playing in role play area - Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

Role Play Village

Soft play area - Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

Separate play area for the under 5’s

Zoom down one of the longest Astro-racer slides in the UK

Zoom down one of the longest Astro-racer slides in the UK

Soft sports area at Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

Sports pitch for ball games

Play in the role play area

Vet? Farmer? Mechanic? Shopkeeper? Who will you be today in the toddlers’ role play village?

Soft play area for babies and toddlers - Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

Sensory fun for under 2s in Piglets’ Play Pen

Soft play area - Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

3 floors of sliding, climbing adventure just for under 5s

Get up-close to farm animals in our large animal viewing barn.

ℹ️ Find out how to stay safe on the farm

Farm animals - piglets
Farm animals - llamas
Farm animals - goats
Farm animals - donkeys
Farm Animals - Petting goats
Farm Animals - Cows
Farm Animals - Cow
Farm Animals - Ducks
Farm Animals - Goats

Pet a selection of just some of our small animals from our small animal viewing area. We often have baby animals to meet.

Chicks at Lower Drayton Farm, Penkridge, Staffordshire
Petting a gekko
Reaching for a grey rabbit
Grey and white long haired guinea pig
Petting a guinea pig near a tunnel
Hamster climbing a wooden tunnel
Holding a small tortoise
Holding a white guinea pig
Long haired guinea pig in hay
Stroking an iguana
Petting guinea pigs
Green lizard
Gently stroking a rabbit
Petting a guinea pig
Handling a snake
Family petting a grey and white rabbit
Reptile demostration


Learn about life on the farm on a Farm Trailer Ride
If you visit PLAY@ during the summer months your experience will include a farm trailer ride (weather permitting) to take a tour of the farm. Welly boots are recommended.
Trailer rides finish at 3pm
They are seasonal and subject to availability.


Six PLAY@ visits through the summer break for just £33pp


Enjoy wholesome, home-cooked food fresh from Honeypots Café


Take home a memento of your visit – or treat someone to a lovely prezzie – from our gift shop.

Gift shop at Play @ Lower Drayton Farm

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