Prices and Opening Hours
We're open every day throughout the summer months from 10am to 5pm. Times and days of opening may vary during the winter
As a charity for learning and heritage, we aim to maintain admission charges at levels that are affordable to all, (just compare our prices with those of other farm parks in Scotland). Standard day admission charges are:
- Adults £9.50
- Retired (state pension age) £8.50
- Children (aged 3-15) £7.50
Unaccompanied children are not admitted.
We do not offer a concessionary rate of admission charge to those with disabilities, but instead are happy to make adjustments to ensure an equality of access. Consequently we are happy to offer free admission to an accompanying carer, if the person with disabilities would be unable to visit without this essential support. On arrival, carers may be asked to show relevant proof of entitlement, such as a “plus one” travel card or letter regarding Disability Living Allowance.
Groups, schools, and season tickets
We offer discounts for group visitors and a range of season tickets
Frequently Asked Questions
Are dogs allowed on site?
Well behaved dogs are welcomed providing that they are kept on a lead at all times and kept away from the more nervous of our animals. Dogs are not permitted in the tearoom.
Can my daughter (who’s 15) visit with her younger sister? (She’s very responsible)
Sorry, No. We need to strictly enforce our policy not to admit unaccompanied children (ie anyone aged under 16 years old). In this way we ensure that all children at Almond Valley remain under the care and control of an adult, ensuring they don’t do anything silly that might harm themselves or endanger other visitors.
Are children’s bikes and scooters allowed on site?
We’d prefer not (following various collisions in the busier areas of the site). Bikes can be left at the rack outside the main building – we can lend you a lock if you’ve forgotten one.
Is there free car parking?
Yes, we’ve a good number of surfaced parking bays, and at busy times ample parking in our overflow field.
Will the bouncy castle be up?
The bouncy cow and other inflatable play will be available unless wet, windy or icy weather makes them dangerous (or nasty) to use.
Do you have picnic tables?
We’ve a good range of picnic tables around the site, along with covered picnic space in the barn and on the sheltered terrace. Picnics are not permitted in the tearoom.
Can we feed the animals?
Not normally. Our farm animals enjoy carefully balanced diets and we don’t approve of them snacking between meals. At certain times of the year there may be young animals who are bottle-fed as part of demonstrations. There is sometimes chance for visitors to join in with such activities, however this can’t be guaranteed.
Do we have a cash machine on site?
No, sorry, neither can we offer cashback. We do however accept most cards at reception and in the tearoom.