Mudchute Park & Farm

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Mudchute Farm and Park
One of London’s largest farms, Mudchute Park and Farm covers 32 acres in the Isle of Dogs. The farm itself is surprisingly compact, but full of animals, many out in the fields, plus a petting zoo and duck pond. Unfortunately the café has recently closed, but the main focus of the park is still the thriving, large Equestrian Centre, a riding school for all ages with an all-weather floodlit riding arena, show jumps and cross-country fences across the many acres. However, if this sounds too adventurous, just bring a picnic to have in one of the many green fields, watch the horses trot by and pretend you’re in the countryside.


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Aww, Mudchute Farm! What a delight!

This is truly a little gem in the hustle and bustle of the city. It is a surreal experience when you first set foot on the farm, with Canary Wharf as a backdrop to grazing kettle and chickens clucking quietly behind you. Mudchute is a great day out for any age (or am I just an overgrown child?). 

Not only will you find all types of farm animals here, from your classic sheep to llamas and giant goats (and I mean giant!), you can also endulge in donkey rides, a nice little café, farm shop and - are you ready? - fresh air. There, I said it.

I cannot describe the childish pleasure that one is overcome by on seeing a big, ginger pig trot out from its house to check if you brought anything nice to munch on. Same goes for cows making noises that sound like they simply can't come from their mouths. Honestly.

The farm does what it says on the tin - prepare for mud, and prepare for a farm. For real. Mudchute is great for a Sunday stroll, a picnic, a day in the green or simple pleasure. There isn't really a huge crowd at any point, so that's an added plus. It's truly a pleasant day out, full of laughs, I guarantee.

Also, a bunch ducklings were born just recently, and at the moment they are being kept warm by heating lamps in their little cottage. So if you hurry, you can oooh and aaah over a fluffy, yellow gathering of hot chicks. (Ha!)

A must place to be visited with kids. Do take along carrots and nuts to feed the animals, birds. Kids are going to love it and so will you :)