White Post Farm
“Free-range fun for all the family, come rain or shine” - AA Inspector
With over 25 acres there's lots to see and do at the White Post Farm. There are more than 3,000 animals including pigs, goats and sheep, along with more exotic animals like deer, reptiles, wallabies and meerkats. The indoor play area is ideal for small children, and there's also a sledge run, trampolines and pedal go-karts.
Facilities – at a glance
- Parking onsite
- Parking nearby
- Fully accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year daily, from 10. Closed 25-26 Dec
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About the area
Most people associate Nottinghamshire in the East Midlands with the legend of Robin Hood, though the former royal hunting ground of Sherwood Forest has been somewhat tamed since Robin’s outlaw days. Traditionally, the county’s primary industry, alongside agriculture, was coal mining but it is also an oil producing area, and during World War II produced the only oil out of reach of the German U-Boats.
The county is divided between the old coalfields north of the city of Nottingham, the commuter belt of the Wolds to the south, Sherwood Forest and the great country estates known as the ‘Dukeries’. Towns of note are the river port and market town of Newark, which hosts major antiques fairs six times a year, and Southwell, known for the medieval minster with exquisite carvings of Sherwood Forest.
D H Lawrence was a Nottinghamshire man, born in Eastwood, the son of a miner and former schoolteacher. He grew up in poverty, and his book Sons and Lovers reflects the experiences of his early years. Other Nottinghamshire notables include Thomas Cranmer, the first Protestant Archbishop; Jesse Boot, founder of the Boots pharmaceutical company; Henry Ireton, the man who singed Charles I’s death warrant; and Olympic skaters Torvill and Dean.
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