Your animal sightings shouldn’t be just limited to a glimpse of foxes rummaging through the bins or your neighbour’s sour-looking cat. London actually has a surprising amount of city farms for you to visit – from lazing llamas in Canary Wharf to energetic goats in Kentish Town and rare breed sheep off the Holloway Road. For many months now, the animals of London’s city farms have been in lockdown, waiting patiently for head pats and carrots from the crowds.
Under government guidelines for phase 2, outdoor attractions are allowed to reopen from April 12, which includes London’s city farms. But lockdown has been particularly tough on these farms, seeing as many of them rely on donations to keep the gates open. And so, understandably, some are taking a cautious approach to reopening. Freightliners City Farm in Holloway will be having a limited reopening with reduced hours from April 13, and over at Kentish Town City Farm, you’ll need to book your free tickets in advance.
Still, the return of city farms could not have come at a better time, it’s SPRING and that means there will be tiny lambs and baby bunnies prancing about the place. In need of some sheep cuddling therapy? Here’s our roundup of the best city farms to visit.
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