- Guinea Pigs
Baby Animals (Throughout the year by announcement)
- Shetland Cattle
- Golden Guernsey goats
- Leicester Longwool, Castlemilk Moorit & Manx Loaghtan Sheep
- Middle White pigs
- Aylesbury Ducks
Although we are a city farm we are very lucky to have a fairly large plot of land. This means that unlike other city farms that have been restricted by their surroundings, Gorse Hill City Farm feels positively sprawling. This has allowed us to home a huge number of animals for you to meet. We have over 100 animals on site and most of them love to be fed!
In November 2011 we completed the process of becoming a ‘Rare Breed Survival Trust (RBST) approved City Farm’ – making us the only site in the East Midlands and 1 of only 3 in the Midlands. We are currently home to Leicester Longwool, Manx Loaghtan, Castlemilk Moorit and Herdwick sheep, Shetland cattle, Middle White pigs, Aylesbury ducks and Golden Guernsey goats. These animals are all rare or native breeds.
When you visit you will want to get as close to our animals as possible and the best way to do this is with the animal feed we provide. You can purchase feed for just 50p per bag. This way you guaranteed to have some quality one to one time with our beautiful animals. Another way to get close to our fluffy and feathered friends is to book a ‘Meet the Small Animal Session’. These are a great way to meet and learn about the smaller residents of the farm.
Phone: 0116 2537582
Registered Charity Number:1000575
Private Ltd Co: 2544208
April to October:
10.00 – 4.30pm
November to March:
10.00am – 4.00pm