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Mini Beast Hotel - National Forest Adventure Farm - Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 52° 48.437 W 001° 41.600
30U E 588078 N 5851632
Quick Description: The Mini Beast Hotel is situated in the National Forest Adventure Farm located on Postern Road in Tatenhill, Burton upon Trent.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/6/2017 10:58:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMVMY4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
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Long Description:
The National Forest Adventure Farm is open daily whatever the weather.

You can meet and feed the animals, explore the outdoor Funfield and have fun in the huge indoor play area.

The Mini Beast Hotel is located in an enclosed area next to the Kitchen Garden plot. (visit link)
There is one large 'hotel' constructed from wooden pallets and filled with a variety of materials such as; plant pot and containers, sticks, dried plants, bricks, stones, sacking, wire, cardboard, tubes and fir cones.
There are a number of smaller 'hotels' fixed to the wooden fence surrounding the area, with information boards.

The animals can be seen in the Animal Barn and large outdoor Paddocks.
In the Animal Barn you can stroke rabbits and guinea pigs and at the right time of year bottle feed the lambs.

The farm animals include pigs, sheep, cows, ponies, donkeys and goats. There are also more unusual animals such as alpaca, reindeer and chipmunks. There are daily animal activities including pony grooming milking demonstrations and egg collecting. There are lots of geese and ducks to see in the duck pond.

You can feed the ducks, geese, pigs, cows, goats and sheep. Pots of animal food are available to buy when you enter the Farm.(£1 per pot)

The Funfield features a range of have a go activities including Go-Karts, assault course, mini golf, jumping pillows and the JCB Big Dig Zone with sit on JCBs, sand pit and traversing wall .

Tractor and trailer rides around the farm are also available - look out for the scarecrows along the way.

Workshops are offered for school parties and there are a variety of activities and events on offer throughout the year.

Address
Postern Road,
Tatenhill,
Burton-on-Trent,
Staffordshire,
England.
DE13 9SJ

Open Daily 10am – 6pm

Price of Admission:
Under 2's Free
2-15years and adult following prices,
Winter - £7.25
Off Peak - £7.25
Peak - £11.95

Website: (visit link)
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