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Higher Lank Farm
We are now able to take credit card payments by phone, deposit payments free of charge
Perfect for animal loving children up to age 10!
Baby, toddler and child friendly farm holidays especially tailored for families with babies, toddlers and children under ten, as featured in The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, The Daily Mail and others....
Higher Lank Farm is a traditional beef farm, proud of its suckler beef herd, sheep, pigs and poultry and farmed by the Finnemore family for over 100 years. The most special thing about staying with us is that because we only take a maximum of 5 families at any one time, Lucy and Daisy know every child by name, which ensures that your child will get a hands-on experience with all our animal activites and will truly be made to feel a special part of life on our farm.
We are NOT a theme park or a holiday village. We are a proper working farm and we invite you to become part of our daily farming life whilst you are with us.
Now booking our 2016 Special Breaks
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Four Night Special Breaks
for families with toddlers who do not have the time to spend a whole week with us
FREE SUPERFAST FIBRE OPTIC BROADBAND BOTH INDOORS AND OUT!
Bring your toddlers and young children to stay and meet all the latest baby animals to arrive at Higher Lank Farm
Come and let your children become proper farmers at Higher Lank Farm, a proper working farm in Cornwall. We specialise in child friendly farm holidays tailored for families with babies, toddlers and small children.
Grandparents welcomed and catered for too!
Whether self-catering in our luxurious farm cottages, or being cooked for in the main farmhouse, we have the perfect farm holiday for you.
On our working farm we specialise in meeting the needs of parents, children, babies and toddlers alike. Whatever the weather, whatever your needs, there is always heaps for your toddlers to see and do both indoors and out. So much, that many of our guests report under 5s that sleep soundly all night and who wake ready to play and help on the farm all over again, each morning of their stay! So why not grab your wellies, let your toddlers be 'proper farmers' and...
Feed our animals
Collect eggs for breakfast
Bottle feed our orphan lambs
Groom and ride our ponies
Enjoy a pony and trap ride
Join our tractor and trailer adventure
Play in our wonderful farm themed playgrounds
Friendly, relaxing and welcoming...... Let our family help your family have a fabulous time.
As far as we are aware, we are unique in that we ONLY accept bookings from families with at least one child under 7. We do not know of anyone else who does what we do! We are arguably the most toddler-friendly farm holiday you can book in the UK!
Let YOUR twins meet OUR twins!!!!
Higher Lank Farm Cornwall welcomes families with special needs
(whatever they are!). Triplets, twins and food allergies are all catered for. Humpty Dumpty cottage has a specially designed nursery for twins and triplets.
Our new endless swimming pool and jacuzzi are perfect for families with children of all ages. Special baby swim rings provided. Toddler paddling pool and swim training current for older children and parents.
We specialise in dairy and gluten-free diets for adults, small children and babies. We pay particular attention to avoiding cross-contamination. The safety of your babies, toddlers and children is paramount at Higher Lank Farm.
Higher Lank Farm has been awarded an impressive 5 stars (top marks!) under the National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
Toddler, baby and small child friendly farm holidays at Higher Lank Farm, Cornwall. The perfect holiday for families with small children.
Eco-friendly Higher Lank Farm actively supports low food miles, British produce, real nappies and recycling to reduce landfill waste and provides the perfect working farm holiday for families with babies, toddlers and young children, and especially with twins and triplets. We're so green, we have our own Biomass Boiler system, fuelled with locally sourced wood (and from our own woodlands as from 2014!).
All of Higher Lank Farm is NO SMOKING, allergy-friendly and exclusively for families with small children
a baby and toddler friendly pony & trap ridesmall children enjoying egg collectingfeed the orphan lambs at higher lank farm
our brilliant new swimming poolchildren of all ages love grooming our ponies
higher lank farm family-friendly tractor & trailer ride
higher lank farm's baby-friendly tractor slide
role play in the mini-farmhouse
ducklings recently hatched at higher lank farm
Toddler friendly Higher Lank Farm specialises in alllergy friendly holidays exclusively for families with babies and small children.
Latest News from Higher Lank Farm.....
Cornwall is a beautiful place to stay and we would love to share it with you and your family. Your children, toddlers and babies will love meeting and feeding our animals, riding our pony, enjoying a pony and trap ride, and playing in our playgrounds. You can have fun as a family in our new indoor endless pool and jacuzzi and sunbathing on the patio or enjoying an ice-cream sundae or milkshake from our new Swim Shed bar. Our pool is open daily after animal feeding and you can even book it in the evening for a romantic hour without the children! We've got a great team of babysitters.
If you're wanting to improve your swimming technique we now offer coaching for adult improvers, triatheletes and lessons children. Lucy specialises in teaching children and adults with water phobias too and Toby is now qualified as a swimming teacher too.
Our new swim shed coffee and ice cream bar is now open from 1pm on Saturdays so that our families can arrive before their cottage is ready and enjoy a coffee, ice-cream and a snack and play in our playgrounds before check in, you can even order a Cornish pasty for lunch when you arrive-we have gluten free ones too. We are excitedly awaiting the arrival of our new barrel sauna, it will have room for up to 8 people too.
We are expecting the arrival of piglets at the end of August/beginning of September-and we currently have availability in Humpty Dumpty cottage between 27 August and 3 September so you will have an opportunity to meet them if you're staying with us then.
We are now taking bookings for Humpty Dumpty cottage (for families with lots of babies and children, twins and triplets) and Bo Peep cottage (grandparent friendly too) for the Autumn of 2016.
We have availability for October half term week in the farmhouse where Big meadow and Wisteria are bookable for stays of 4-7 nights.
are now taking bookings for 2017 too Book now at this years prices.
Our new SAUNA will be up and running from 17 September, and open every Tuesday evening along with the milkshake and smoothie bar for 'grownup time' while we babysit! (free of charge if you're staying in the farmhouse, and for £10 per cottage)
*Early bird special offer*
Book one of our self catering cottages and be amongst the first to bottle feed our newly born orphan lambs with your children in the Spring of 2017. We'll have chicks and ducklings hatching too, and all early bookings will be at 2016 prices with a our welcome tractor and trailer high tea and a bottle of prosecco included free of charge too. Pop over to our prices page to check the calendar.
We have a handsome new boar who we have called Lionel who has settled in well and we anticipate piglets late August. Autumn babies are always a treat. Yesterday saw the arrival our latest baby-more ducklings. It's definitely the year of the duck here.
Click on the Facebook tab to read all our latest news and share our latest animal pictures and videoslips with your children on the 'Higher Lank Farm Holidays' Facebook page. Enjoy our latest pony, pig and lamb video clips with your children, and take a peep at this weeks busy junior farmers.
Find out more about our new swimming pool facilities like our facebook page The Swim Shed
We are now able to take telephone booking deposits by debit card or credit card.