The site offers free hot showers, dish washing area, a multitude of activities for both young and old, from Camping, Archaeology. Woodland Walk, Bird Watching, Converted Barn Venue (which holds approx. 500 people), to Paranormal Research. There are also the animals that you will normally find on a farm including Sheep, Cows, Hens etc. as well as the unusual from Crested Newts to various birds of prey, Muntjac deer and Badgers.
Steeped in history the farm's foundations date back to 1373 when allegedly it was used as a Lay Brother's Chapel (connected to Croxden Abbey) before becoming a working farm. Findings from various archaeological digs on site have found artefacts from all eras from late Mesolithic upwards.
The site is also within close proximity to public houses that we would recommend. The Bulls Head in the centre of Alton Village.
The Tavern in Denston Village. Denstone farm shop for great local produce and café. The Blacksmiths Inn , Alton.
The Raddle Inn Hollington.
Takeaway deliveries. There are a variety of takeaway deliveries we recommend, Thai food , Chinese, Indian and Pizza. please see the menus provided in the visitors centre.
If you are looking for a weekend or a week away in the heart of the English countryside with beautiful panoramic views then give Nick or Sue Brandrick a call on the number provided in the contact section.
Please note: Dogs are welcome at Wood Farm but must be kept under supervision at all time by the owner and please ensure that all dog mess is cleaned up immediately and placed in the bins provided
Rubbish disposal. Please separate your rubbish and place it in the correct recycling bins that are provided.
Arrival time is: 1.30pm
Departure time is: 12 Noon.