Wigfield Farm has three main functions:
A working farm producing livestock,
A base for Barnsley College courses in Horticulture and Animal care,
An Open Farm and Visitors Centre accessible to the local and wider community.
The farm is situated approximately 2 miles south west of Barnsley next to Worsbrough Country Park.
Wigfield ‘open’ farm is situated on the Dove Valley Trail section of the Trans-Pennine Trail, and provides a perfect visitor attraction at which to refresh yourself in our cafe and shop facility.
The farm has a wide range of animals including meerkats, raccoon dogs, cows, goats, shetland ponies, donkeys, alpacas, pigs, sheep, chickens, guinea pigs, rabbits and much more.
We also have a rodent room and an aquatics room featuring many different varieties of fish and other aquatic life.
There is also an exotics room with a variety of reptiles which although it isn’t open to the public, people do get to view them at public events, birthday parties, organised group visits or as part of a VIP experience.
We do birthday parties, school visits, VIP experiences, we take animals to care homes and schools.
We can provide gift vouchers and we also hold a variety of activities and events throughout the year.