Activities for Early Years


13:00 – 13:45

A drop-in free “open house” for 2 to 5 years old. Our friendly grooms will show the families around, let them stroke chosen ponies, talk about ponies and tack, show them how to sit on a saddle.


The Wild Tree House Stay & Play

Thursdays 10:30 - 12:00

Up to 2 children of 2 to 8 years old per booking.

Price: £10

Forest School stay & play for 2-8 years old. Each week at Gallivanters Meadow a child's mind will be filled with nature arts & crafts, bugs, discoverry foraging, team-work games, animal care & campfire cooking.

Gentleness, fitness, competence, social skills and mental health benefits are the emphasis.


The Dotty Club

Fridays & Saturdays 9:30 - 11:00

All welcome from 7 to 2 year old.

Price: £10 per family (up to 2 children)
£5 add-on available for more than 2 children

Our lovely Shetland pony Dotty welcomes children and adults to stay and play in our Gallivanters Meadow. You get to meet our small ponies, and hear about their lives and groom & care for them under expert supervision for about half an hour. Then you can stay & play in our Gallivanter Meadow with nanny/ parent responsibility for play on our treehouses, mud kitchen and horsebox house. This is an excellent pre-ride meet the pony experience for 2- 7 year olds.