A free farm with alpacas and Shetland ponies reopens in Britain

By TravelWiseOct 13, 2023 17:53 PMNews
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Free farm in Redbridge Foxburrows
Free farm in Redbridge Foxburrows. Source: Tripadvisor

The free farm in Redbridge, Foxburrows, located in the Hainault Forest and home to alpacas and Shetland ponies, has reopened to tourists after a renovation.

The £7 million restoration was funded by Redbridge Council, the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and the Mayor of London, MyLondon reports.

"Our park staff have been working incredibly hard to make improvements so that even more people can enjoy the farm and meet the friendly animals. With the hot summer weather, now is the perfect time for travellers to visit Eno Forest to see all it has to offer," said the Deputy Mayor of Redbridge.

A free farm with alpacas and Shetland ponies reopens in Britain
A walk around the farm. Source: Tripadvisor

New improvements to the farm include a new exhibit barn and animal shelters, accessible paths, accessible hand-washing facilities, family restrooms, and a new seating area.

A free farm with alpacas and Shetland ponies reopens in Britain
Peacock at Foxburrows Farm. Source: Tripadvisor

Hainault Forest also has a family room and a café.

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