Ashford Young Farmers' Club lambing day 2019 at Hope Farm, Wittersham

by Lauren Abbott

Take your family for some fun on the farm for just a few pounds this weekend.

Ashford Young Farmers' Club is holding its popular Lambing Day on Sunday, April 28.

The event is taking place for the third year running at Hope Farm in Wittersham and admission is just £2 for adults and £1 for children.

Meet the lambs at Hope Farm this Sunday
Meet the lambs at Hope Farm this Sunday

Visitors will be able to see and meet the newborn lambs and could even by lucky enough to witness some live lambing!

There will also be tractor and trailer rides around the farm, fairground rides and children's games to keep young visitors to the farm entertained as well as lessons about the life cycle of wool and the chance to join a lamb photo shoot!

Piglets at last year's event at Hope Farm
Piglets at last year's event at Hope Farm

A barbecue, fresh cakes and refreshments will also be available and local food producers including Hinxden Dairy and Biddenden Vineyards will also be joining the event. There will even be the chance to snap up some homemade ice cream!

Young farmers, Katie Hope and Amy Langdon at the 2018 event
Young farmers, Katie Hope and Amy Langdon at the 2018 event

The event is taking place between 10am and 4pm.

It is worth noting that no dogs are allowed onto the site and pregnant women are also advised not to attend because of the risk of infection related to sheep during lambing.

Visitors will need cash on the gate to pay their entry fee and car parking is available.

To learn more click here.

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