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LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2024


LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2024

Join us at Nocton Farm for a day of exploring, tours, food, entertainment and relaxation at LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2024.

This year we have moved our event site, putting you at the heart of the farm. Here’s what you can expect…

Environmental tour – Limited availability

Jump on the tractor and tour trailer for a look at the environmental work we carry out across the farm. From the Dunston Beck project to nesting bird boxes, find out how we work in harmony with wildlife.

Farm tours

This walking tour takes you around Nocton Wood Yard. From the huge grain stores to the potato store, find out about the crops we grow, how they’re stored and what happens next.

Nocton Wood self-guided tour

Nocton Wood is an ancient woodland packed with a range of flora and fauna. Choose the 3km or 5km route and enjoy the beautiful, peaceful surroundings. 

Pick up an activity pack to keep the little ones engaged.

If you would like a longer walk, you can explore the countryside that surrounds our farms with one of our tailored routes. Pick up a map from the information tent on the day.

Children’s activities

A pre-school discovery zone teaches young children about the farm as they play, while our educational activity area offers something for all ages.

Bring a picnic blanket and chairs to sit back and enjoy the live music. There’s plenty of local food and drink on offer too.

Our recruitment team will also be on hand to talk to anyone interested in join Dyson Farming.

We’re expecting a huge amount of interest in the day – booking is essential.

📆 9 June 2024
🕘 10am-4pm
💷 Free

📍 Nocton Wood Yard, LN4 2GR

 
 
 

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is a free event.

Tickets can be added onto your booking during the checkout process.

Each tour will last approximately 45 minutes.

The event takes place in a grassy field, so we cannot guarantee the condition of the ground due to weather in the lead up to the event. 

Yes – we are providing complimentary strawberries throughout the day. There will also be a bar and a range of food and drink vendors on offer.

Water will also be available to fill up your own bottle. Bottles will not be provided.

Yes – toilets are available in the main event area.

Please note: There are no toilets on the self-guided walk or any of the guided tours.

Yes – there is ample parking close to the event site. Our team will be on hand to direct you during the day.

Please come dressed appropriately for the weather on the day of the event. The self-guided walk follows farm tracks that may be muddy following wet weather. Sturdy footwear is essential.

The self-guided walks are ideal for bringing your dog along. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times during your visit.

The tours are very popular and are likely to be fully booked, so there may not be space for dogs on the trailer.

Please keep an eye on our social media channels where you will find any information about changes to the event and cancellations.

We only open the wood to visitors at times when we will cause minimal disturbance to wildlife and our ongoing woodland management schemes.

Follow our social media channels to hear about future opportunities to explore this special place.

We’ll be taking photos and video throughout the day to use across our social channels and in marketing materials.

If you do not wish to be included, please speak to a member of our team.

If you have any more questions, please get in touch by emailing enquiries@dysonfarming.com

Head Office

The Estate Office,
Cyclone Way, Nocton,
Lincoln LN4 2GR

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FULLY BOOKED: LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2023


FULLY BOOKED: LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2023

Open Farm Sunday 2023 at Dyson Farming is now fully booked. Please keep an eye on our social media channels for information about any last-minute availability.

We’re welcoming you to Nocton Farm for LEAF Open Farm Sunday 2023 for a family day of exploring, tours and relaxation.

This year, we’re inviting you to discover more about the environmental work we do across the farm. From the Dunston Beck restoration project to nesting bird boxes and wildflower margins, see how we work in harmony with the wildlife across the farm every day. Join Ian Willoughby, our Environmental Coordinator, on a tractor and trailer tour around the farm to discover what we do.

We’re also opening the gates of Nocton Wood, with two self-guided walks (3km and 5km) to enjoy through the protected woodland. Discover more about the species that grow there and the wildlife that calls the wood home. Pick up an activity pack from The Hive to keep your little ones engaged, from collecting flora to creating detailed tree rubbings.

Back at The Hive, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Whether you’re tasting the Dyson Farming strawberries which are grown at our glasshouse in Carrington, or relaxing to the music on, what we hope will be, a glorious summer’s day.

Food and drink will also be on offer, including gourmet toasted sandwiches from Dancing Dungarees and something to drink from Ferry Ales Brewery. Complimentary tea and coffee will also be available throughout the day.

Our recruitment team will also be on hand to talk to anyone interested in joining Dyson Farming.

Secure your spot by clicking below. Spaces are limited for the guided tours – booking is essential.

📆 11 June 2023
🕘 10 am – 4 pm
💷 Free

📍 The Hive, LN4 2AY

 
 
 

LEAF Open Farm Sunday is a free event.

You can book up to 5 tickets as part of the checkout process.

Each tour will last approximately 1 hour.

The self-guided walks follows farm tracks that are uneven in places. The route is suitable for off-road pushchairs and motorised mobility scooters.

Yes – we are providing complimentary strawberries, tea and coffee throughout the day. There will also be a bar and gourmet toasties on offer if you are looking for something more.

Yes – there will be toilets located at The Hive.

Please note: There are no toilets on the self-guided walk or along the route of the environmental tour.

Yes – there is ample parking close to The Hive. Our team will be on hand to direct you during the day.

Please come dressed appropriately for the weather on the day of the event. The self-guided walk follows farm tracks that may be muddy following wet weather. Sturdy footwear is essential.

The self-guided walks are ideal for bringing your dog along. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times during your visit.

The tours are very popular and are likely to be fully booked, so there may not be space for dogs on the trailer.

Please keep an eye on our social media channels where you will find any information about changes to the event and cancellations.

We only open the wood to visitors at times when we will cause minimal disturbance to wildlife and our ongoing woodland management schemes.

Follow our social media channels to hear about future opportunities to explore this special place.

We’ll be taking photos and video throughout the day to use across our social channels and in marketing materials.

If you do not wish to be included, please speak to a member of our team.

If you have any more questions, please get in touch by emailing enquiries@dysonfarming.com

Head Office

The Estate Office,
Cyclone Way, Nocton,
Lincoln LN4 2GR

We would love to
hear from you