Sussex tourist attraction launches new wildlife garden


Rewilding is basically taking an area of ​​land and returning it to nature so that it becomes a better habitat for native insects, plants, flowers, and wildlife.

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Sharnfold Farm is run by Donna Bull, who is from the Hastings area.

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Donna said: “”We’ve taken a green field and created a Rewilded area where kids can get up close to plants and flowers while enjoying rustic play equipment.

“We also installed a giant teepee, an outdoor play kitchen, zigzag slalom poles and a small artists’ quarter. This will be an ongoing project that will change as the four seasons progress.

“We’ve been busy on the farm collecting things to reuse and recycle, giving discarded things a new home and creating what we hope will be a fun environment for the kids to learn and stop for a while. to play.

“The space has been specially designed to allow parents to take a moment over coffee and cake while the children play in a natural setting.

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“We hope everyone finds the garden a wonderful addition to their existing playground. It’s also great for tackling climate change.

The playground is one of the main attractions of the farm, where you can also walk around and see the lambs, llamas, cows, goats, pigs and ducks. You can then follow the trail and participate in activities along the way.

It is open daily and the price of entry is £4.95 for anyone over three years old. £16 for a family ticket – this is for a family of four; £25 per person for a season pass – unlimited entry to Sharnfold Farm for one calendar year from date of purchase

If you buy a subscription before the end of the semester, you can get it at a reduced price of £22.50 per person.

Go to Family Days Out Eastbourne, Hailsham, East Sussex ( Sharnfold Farm also has limited camping space available for Jubilee weekend. The price is £25 per tent per night for up to four people, then £5 per additional person. Admission to the farm is included and you must book in advance. Call 01323 768490.

This is a family event, so please no large groups.


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