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Cholderton Charlie’s Seasonal Events of 2018

We have so many amazing events and functions running throughout the year for all ages and tastes!

We have listed our various events below for you to see and book tickets for!

If you have any questions or queries, please do call us on (01980) 629438 or email us directly on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Valentines Sweetheart Evening - Wednesday the 14th of February 2018

    Join us for a night of romance, delicious food, incredible wine and fun in the Ewe Tree Cafe & Bar on Valentine's Evening from 7:30pm for a night to remember.

    Tickets for this evening are only £50 per couple, which includes a three course dinner PLUS entertainment.

    Call us today to book your table on (01980) 629 438 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

    Don't drink and drive, why not just click here to book into our convenient on-site overnight 4* accommodation! 

     

  • Mother's Day - Sunday the 11th of March 2018

    Reduced Admission for you SPECIAL Mums - get £1 ENTRY onto the farm for the whole day!

    Please note, Mum's ticket and general admission must be purchased online for this event to ensure you receive the reduced rate! 

    Take part in our Mum's Farmyard Quiz tag us in your photos with the hashtag #MumsTheWord to be in with a chance to treat your Mum to some great prizes!

    Join us in us in the Ewe Tree Cafe & Bar for a very special Mother's Day Lunch OR Afternoon Tea from only £5.95 per person! 

    A special Mother's Day Menu will also run throughout the day, so book your personal table today: call us on (01980) 629 438 or email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

    Don't drink and drive, why not just click here to book into our convenient on-site overnight 4* accommodation!

 

  • Easter EGGStraordinaire Down on the Farm - Friday 30th of March - Sunday 15th of April 2018

    Visit us during the Easter Holidays for Easter Egg Hunts, appearances from the Easter Bunny and see our new baby animals: Lambs, Kids, Piglets, Baby Bunnies and Chicks!

    We will also have all of our usually fun-filled activities running every single day!

    The Easter Bunny will make daily appearances too, and don't forget to take part in our Easter Egg Hunt, with so many prizes to be won, including chocolate, sweet treats and furry friends, Family Passes, Adopting an Animal Packages and much more!!

     

  • Breakfast with the Easter Bunny Friday the 30th of March - Monday the 2nd of April 2018

    Why not join us for Breakfast with the Easter Bunny between 9am - 10am! Only £9.95 per child (parents can supervise free of charge) which includes:

  • The Easter Bunny bounces in and joins the children for their breakfast of choice

  • Each child receives an Easter Egg from the Easter Bunny!

  • Photograph opportunities with the Easter Bunny, so bring your camera and tag us in your photos!

  • Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny

  • After your food, join the Easter Bunny for an animal handling session & a Tractor Ride!

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

 

  • Floral Workshop: Wedding Bouquet Workshop with Lunch - Friday the 13th & Saturday the 14th of April 2018

    Join us from 10am to 2:30pm for this fantastic workshop, and learn how to hand-tie your very own arrangement for your wedding bouquet, the tutorial will be given in full by our fully qualified florist!

    Upon booking, you will receive an email confirming details of what you will need to bring with you as well as your menu options for lunch which is included in the price of just £45.

    Please contact Sue to book your space today (FANTASTIC GIFT IDEA!) on: (01980) 629379 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

     

  • Spring Craft Fair – Saturday the 28th of April 2018

    After the success of our amazing Craft Fairs in 2015, 2016 & 2017, we have decided to invite all of the stallholders back again for our wonderful Spring Craft Fair! Lots of beautiful local stallholders displaying their beautifully handcrafted goods!

    Tickets are ONLY £2.50 PER PERSON, but MUST be purchased online prior to the event, once the event has sold out, tickets will be removed from the website and tickets may not be purchase on the day at this reduced rate.

    If you'd like to join us as a stallholder for our Spring Fair then please do get in touch by emailing Sue on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for prices and availability or call us on (01980) 629 379

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

     

 

  • Floral Workshop: Wedding Table Decoration Workshop with Lunch - Friday the 11th & Saturday the 19th of May 2018

    Join us from 10am to 2:30pm for this fantastic workshop, and learn how to design, create and make your very own table centre decorations for your wedding or any other special occasion; the tutorial will be given in full by our fully qualified florist!

    Upon booking, you will receive an email confirming details of what you will need to bring with you as well as your menu options for lunch which is included in the price of just £45.

    Please contact Sue to book your space today (FANTASTIC GIFT IDEA!) on: (01980) 629379 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

     

  • Sheep Shearing Day - May Bank Holiday Monday the 28th of May 2018

    Join us for our annual sheep shearing day!!!!

    Come and see our gorgeous flock of Rare Breed sheep get their 'hair cut' and enjoy sheep shearing demonstrations throughout the day, by our wonderful Sheep Shearer, Nick Flux. The kids can get up close and personal and watch this intriguing 'art' at its absolute finest!

    We will also be doing "one man and his dog" displays, so you and the family can see the sheep herding too!!

    There will also be face painting as well as some fantastic wool spinning displays by some lovely locals and of course a delicious BBQ too! Come and join us for a day of educational, factual and enjoyable fun down on The Farm!

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

     

  • Father's Day - Sunday the 17th of June 2018

    Reduced Admission for you SPECIAL Dads - get £1 ENTRY onto the farm for the whole day!

    Please note, Dad's ticket and general admission must be purchased online for this event to ensure you receive the reduced rate! 

    #ChallengeDad photo competition! We will be running a great campaign for Father's Day with a checklist of challenges for our amazing Dads!

    Get photos of Dad on all of the listed obstacles on the farm, including: the Zip Line, Tree Top Trail, Nest Swing, Treehouse and indoor playbarn and tag us in your photos with the hashtag #ChallengeDad and you will automatically be entered into our competition to be in with a chance of winning some GREAT prizes, from day passes, to bottles of our very own beer and bottles of English Sparkling wine or even dinner for two in our restaurant! Get tagging.....

    Great gift idea for Dad, why not book him in to be a "Farmer for the Day"! Dad will arrive at 8am and have all day working on the farm, helping with feeding, grooming, mucking out, maintenance work and any other challenges he'd like to try out! Only £45 for the whole day including lunch and a beer with their meal (must be booked in advance, please contact us for availability for this experience).

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

    Don't drink and drive, why not just click here to book into our convenient on-site overnight 4* accommodation!

 

  • Floral Workshop: Wedding Bouquet Workshop with Lunch - Friday the 13th & Saturday the 14th of July 2018

    Join us from 10am to 2:30pm for this fantastic workshop, and learn how to hand-tie your very own arrangement for your wedding bouquet, the tutorial will be given in full by our fully qualified florist!

    Upon booking, you will receive an email confirming details of what you will need to bring with you as well as your menu options for lunch which is included in the price of just £45.

    Please contact Sue to book your space today (FANTASTIC GIFT IDEA!) on: (01980) 629379 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

    Don't drink and drive, why not just click here to book into our convenient on-site overnight 4* accommodation!

     

 

  • English Still & Sparkling Wine Tasting & Tours throughout 2018

 

Bluestone Vineyards and Cholderton Rare Breeds Farm invites you to join us for English Wine tasting. The evenings will showcase a fantastic range of English Still and Sparkling wines, some of the finest the UK has to offer.

 

Accompanied by a lovely selection of locally sourced cheese and meats, our wine expert, will talk us through the various processes of production and what we will be looking to achieve over the next few years with our own vines and wine. This will also be a great opportunity for you to actually see the vines themselves, so an all-round hands-on and informative (and tasty!) evening to enjoy! There will also be an opportunity to be amongst the very first to pre-order our Debut English Sparkling Wine (available from Spring 2018!). 

 

Spaces are limited and need to be pre booked so please call Sue on (01980) 629379 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

  • Floral Workshop: Wedding Table Decoration Workshop with Lunch - Friday the 3rd & Saturday the 4th of August 2018

    Join us from 10am to 2:30pm for this fantastic workshop, and learn how to design, create and make your very own table centre decorations for your wedding or any other special occasion; the tutorial will be given in full by our fully qualified florist!

    Upon booking, you will receive an email confirming details of what you will need to bring with you as well as your menu options for lunch which is included in the price of just £45.

    Please contact Sue to book your space today (FANTASTIC GIFT IDEA!) on: (01980) 629379 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Click here to book YOUR tickets TODAY for this amazing event!

    Don't drink and drive, why not just click here to book into our convenient on-site overnight 4* accommodation!

     

  • Something Old New, Borrowed & Blue, Wedding Wares Fair - Saturday the 11th of August 2018

So we've come up with a Fantastic idea for a Wedding Event.....A Wedding Wares Fair!

SELLERS: Did you get married in 2017? Do you have Wedding items you'd like to sell on? Do you have a fantastic product or service you'd like to showcase to potential bride and grooms? Spaces start from only £10 each (size restrictions apply) and you can book these by emailing Sue on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Come along and sell your 'like new' items, from Wedding Dresses, shoes, decorations, tuxedos, candles, accessories, bridesmaid dresses etc, make some cash and let your items go on to be enjoyed even more!

BUYERS:  Come along and find some hidden, almost-new, treasures for your forthcoming wedding, and make your day truly individual! Our sellers are newlyweds, selling on pre-loved wedding wares, sprinkled in between a couple of wedding suppliers. Come along, meet one another and get inspired for your special day!

You can also take this opportunity to view our beautiful venue and book an appointment to talk to our Wedding Planners while you're here, enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of English Sparkling wine and discuss your owns requirements for your day and see what we might be able to do to help you make it happen! 

Please Note: NORMAL ADMISSION price of £5 per person applies if you wish to visit The Farm during your visit. However if you wish to ONLY visit the Wedding "BOOT" Fair, then this is FREE OF CHARGE. Guests who wish to do this, must arrive at either 11am or 2pm to be taken down onto The Farm to go to The Fair by one of our Wedding Planners.

 

 

  • Charlie’s Cheery Charity Barn Dance - Saturday the 1st of September 2018!

    Join us for our amazing Annual Charity Barn Dance 2018 from 7:30pm with the amazing Gary Nunn of Ticklish Allsorts tickets will include the following:

 

  •  Halloween Half Term Spooktacular on the Farm 2018!

    Join us for Half Term on The Farm for Half Term and if adults AND/OR kids come in FULL Fancy Dress you'll receive HALF PRICE Admission to The Farm on the door AND under 2's GO FREE! For this bargain price you could come again and again during Half Term!

    Come and take part in our Halloween Spooky Quiz, come and pick your own home-grown pumpkins from our Pumpkin Patch, have your photos taken in our Halloween photo stations, and tag us online to be in with a chance of winning lots of amazing prizes!

    PLUS come and meet all of our gorgeous animals, including a brand new litter of little piglets, goats, sheep, ponies, donkey, chickens, rabbits and more.....don't forget our indoor Playbarn, Tree Top Trail, Zip Line, Treehouse, Woodlands, Water Gardens and so much more, plenty to do to amuse the kids and get yourselves feeling Autumnal this Half Term!!!! 

     

     

     

  • Halloween Chills & Thrills Party 2018 (for adults & kids)

    This Spooky Halloween Party will be hosted by the fantastic entertainer, Disco Dion and will include the following:

 

  • Kids & Adults Entertainment for the entire evening!

  • Disco Party 

  • Prizes to be won with Halloween Games!

  • Fancy Dress Competitions (we take our costumes VERY seriously!)

  • Wriggly Worms Tea Party (buffet food)

  • Fully stocked bar for the grown-ups to buy their drinks from!  

 

Don't drink and drive, click here to book into our 4* Hostel for convenient on-site overnight accommodation!

 

 

 

  • Christmas Wreath Workshop - Friday the 7th and Saturday the 8th of December 2018

    Join us this festive season on Friday the 7th and Saturday the 8th of December from 10am - 2:30pm, and learn how to make your very own Christmas Wreath or Table Decoration!

    ONLY £45 which includes: the wreath frame, tuition, teas and coffees, as well as a three-course Christmas lunch with a glass of English Sparkling Wine! To book, please call Sue on (01980) 629 379 or email her directly on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Please note: spaces are limited and you will need to bring your own foliage and some flowers, a full list will be given upon booking and Sue is on hand for any advice prior to the event! 

    Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

     

 

  • Santa's Grotto & Breakfast with Santa in December 2018

    Breakfast with Santa From Saturday the 15th – Sunday the 23rd of December

    Only £9.95 per child!

    Select from one of the sessions throughout December, each breakfast slot runs between 9am and 10am in the Ewe Tree Cafe & Bar, the kids can enjoy the following package for only £9.95 per child:

 

  • Santa joins the children for their tasty breakfast of choice

  • Each child receives a small wrapped gift from Santa

  • Tell Santa what you'd like for Christmas

  • Food service from the Elves themselves!

  • Photograph opportunities with Santa, so bring your camera and tag us in your photos

  • After your food, join the Elves for an animal handling session

  • Tractor Ride (optional extra £1 per person)

 

General admission to the farm is not included, this is a supervised activity and parents can accommodate their children free of charge. There will also be adult breakfasts and drinks available to purchase from the café on the day.

 

Click here to book your tickets for this event today!

  

Santa’s Grotto From Saturday the 15th – Sunday the 23rd of December

 

Only £8.50 per child!

 

Select from one of the sessions throughout December, each Santa’s Grotto slot runs at 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm in the Grotto & Activity Barn, the kids can enjoy the following package for only £8.50 per child:

 

  • Private family visit to see Santa in his Grotto 

  • Each child receives a small wrapped gift from Santa

  • Tell Santa what you'd like for Christmas

  • Parents can tell us 'good or naughty stories' of the children before visiting and their names so Santa secretly knows before they come in who he is seeing!

  • Various Christmas Arts & Crafts

  • Writing a letter to Santa and posting it in our Christmas post box (for parent's to take home with them)

 

Click here to book your tickets for this event today! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Grown Up Parties and Events

 

We take bookings for all sorts of events and functions; including wedding receptions, anniversary parties, baby showers, charity events and so much more.

 

We have already hosted wedding receptions, anniversary parties, 16th, 18th and 21st birthday parties, naming ceremony parties and even family reunions. Nothing is too big or too small, and we will do all we can to make sure your event is suited to you perfectly!

 

Catering requirements are designed specifically for each special day; from buffet meals, BBQs and Hog Roasts to formal sit-down 7-course dining.

 

We can also accommodate people in our 70 bed 4* Hostel, from as little as £1200 for a sole occupancy booking, that’s for all 70 beds. This means that people can enjoy an overnight stay, relaxed in a stunning setting, with our great selection of drinks from the Ewe Tree Café & Bar. Just email us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your request and we can send you a quote, or feel free pop in to have a look around.

 


 

 

 

 

Birthday Party Packages for your little lambs...

Our kid’s birthday party packages are extremely great value for money, ensuring your little one leaves with a smile on their face and a memory full of happy times! We can provide whatever you need to make sure the day goes smoothly.

 

Additional extras include: birthday cakes, party invitations, party bags, birthday lunch, activities and a great venue to hang out and enjoy everything we have to offer!  

 

The day is always designed around you; you can arrive and leave when you like, you can have particular activities (privately or with members of the public), enjoy the large selection of play areas, both in and outdoors as well as our BRAND NEW Tree Top Trail! Each birthday party is specific to the individual family, to ensure it feels extra special and unique to you!

 

Our Kids Birthday Party Packages

 

  • Charlie’s Basic Rabbit Package from £9.95 (minimum 12 children)

ONLY INCLUDES:

Day admission

Picnic lunch box (upgrade to hot food for an extra £3 per child)

Additional family members or friends £4.95 per person (under 2’s go free)

 

  • Charlie’s Greedy Goat Package £13.95 (minimum 12 children)

Includes:

Day admission

Picnic lunch box (upgrade to hot food for an extra £2 per child)

Additional family members or friends £3 per person, maximum of one adult per child attending the party, otherwise normal admission charge applies (under 2’s go free)

TWO FREE adults (usually the birthday child’s parents/guardians)

One bag of animal feed per child

One private animal handling session 

 

  • Charlie’s VIPiggie Package £15.95 (minimum 8 children)

Includes:

Day admission

Picnic lunch box (upgrade to hot food for an extra £1 per child)

Additional family members or friends £3 per person, maximum of one adult per child attending the party, otherwise normal admission charge applies (under 2’s go free)

TWO FREE adults (usually the birthday child’s parents/guardians)

One bag of animal feed per child

TWO private animal handling sessions (one before food and one after)

Private Tractor Ride!

 

  • Charlie’s Eggsclusive Playbarn Hire Package £200 (maximum 25 children)

The Playbarn is also available for excessive hire! ONLY £200 for a TWO-hour session (must be after 4pm in the winter, and 6pm during summer) which includes a cold buffet party tea!

Additional family members or friends £3 per person, maximum of one adult per child attending the party, otherwise normal admission charge applies (under 2’s go free)

 

Optional Extras

NONE of our parties include a dedicated member of staff to host your day, if you wish to have a member of staff for the duration of your party this will be charged at an additional cost of £10 per hour.

Party bags can be purchased at a cost of £4.95 each.

A non-refundable deposit of £30 is required at the time of booking the party

Under 2's parties available on request, please contact us for availability and prices

Season Ticket holders receive a 10% discount on the total bill of their party

Please note, all dietary requirements will be accommodated, please make a member of staff aware at the time of booking your party to ensure all guests are happy. 

Download our Children's Party Invitations here 

 


 

  

 

School Group Booking Information:

 

ONLY £6.50 (+VAT) per child - one teacher goes FREE for every eight children, any additional adults ONLY £5!

 

Each booking includes the following (minimum booking of 16 children required):

One bag of animal feed per child

A private tractor ride at either 12pm or 3pm (weather permitting)

Use of on of our rooms in the Education Centre to leave belongings, have lunch and teach the class

 

We also offer a fantastic talk/tour with a member of our knowledgeable staff for only £35 (+VAT)! You may pick the subject so it is relevant to your current topics, but most of our talks include: Rare Breed information, Animal Care, Farm and Agricultural or Horticulture and Gardening, the staff will also take the group around the farm, showing the children and teachers where everything is and introducing you all to our gorgeous animals.

 

Below is an example of a group activity timetable (these can be adapted to your own specific requirements and timescales):

Please make sure all children wash their hands before starting activities.

   10:00am Arrival & Talk/Tour

   11:00 Animal handling

   11.30am Sheep Racing

   12:00pm Tractor Ride

   12:15pm Lunch 

Please tidy away any mess and put your rubbish in bins provided. After lunch Please make sure all children wash their hands before starting new activities.

Our wonderful Education Centre can also be used throughout the day to store belongings, wash hands, use toilet facilities and have lunch (we can provide packed or hot lunches at a small additional cost if required). 

Teachers are able to visit the farm prior to the trip to complete any risk assessments and ask any questions.

* Please note some activities are weather permitting and a few activities may be seasonal


 

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