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


What you need to know:


  • Meet the Shaggy Beasts 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/or 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...


Prices from only £8 per person!

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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
  • Where possible, guests will be allowed to meet and feed both the Highland Cattle and the Yaks - however, for the animals' wellbeing, this is subject to vary on the day
  • This experience is part of Hobbledown Heath’s FACE to FACE Ambassador Animal Programme
  • T&Cs subject to change