Longdown Activity Farm

“Bottle-feed the kid goats or cuddle a baby rabbit” - VisitEngland Assessor


Southampton, Hampshire

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Longdown offers fun for all the family with a variety of hands-on activities every day, including small animal handling and kid goat bottle feeding. There are lots of farm animals to see, as well as plenty of outdoor play areas, including four fabulous outdoor trampolines. Bumpy tractor rides too! (ground conditions permitting). Tearoom, picnic area and excellent gift shop. The Farm Shop sells locally sourced produce.

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Longdown Activity Farm
Longdown Activity Farm, Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, SOUTHAMPTON, Hampshire, SO40 7EH


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking onsite
  • Cafe
  • Fully accessible
  • Facilities: Changing places facility with adult-sized changing bench and hoist.
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Opening Times: Open daily - February to September - 10am to 5pm. Check website for winter opening hours.

About the area

Discover Hampshire

Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.

If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.

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