Meet the Shaggy Beasts

(Suitable for ages 5+)


Want to get up close to our floppy-haired Highland cattle, or our giant, majestic yaks! Join our experienced animal team to learn all about Hobbledown’s big shaggy beasts and feed them some tasty treats for only £8

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What you need to know:


  • Feeding the Hobbledown Highlands is suitable for even the youngest of hobblers, at age 5+!
  • The experience lasts 20 - 30 minutes
  • Participants will be given some browse, cos lettuce or other type of feed, and an animal team member will show you how to feed the highland cows and yaks safely
  • Meet the keepers! Q&A with the animal caretakers will be available throughout the session, along with plenty of educational facts
  • Bring your camera! There will be plenty of great photo opportunities...
  • This experience is part of Hobbledown Heath’s FACE to FACE Ambassador Animal Programme


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  • Disclaimers must be read and signed prior to the experience.
  • Max 8 guests per timeslot for Meet the Shaggy Beasts
  • This is an add-on experience; Hobbledown Heath day entry is sold separately
  • Participants will be provided Nitrile gloves and will be required to wash their hands following the experience
  • This experience is suitable for young children as the guests are feeding through a barred window and are not directly exposed to horns or hooves
  • T&Cs subject to change