Berrow Beef & Lamb opened their farm gates to visitors on ‘Open Farm Sunday’ (June 9th) when visitors got a chance to see the busy world of farming up close.
As well as being a fun and informative day out for all the family, the event gave visitors an opportunity to see at first-hand all that farmers do and the impact their work has on all our lives.
Despite a day of heavy rain showers, hundreds of people headed to Faircott Farm in Brent Road for the free event.
The farm’s Sarah Welland told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “We had a great turnout for our third Open Farm Sunday here at Berrow Beef and Lamb despite the showery weather.”
“We’ve had loads of really positive feedback from visitors who found the event both fun and informative.”
She added: “We’re thrilled that so many people wanted to come and see what goes on behind the scenes on a working farm – we’re really proud of what we do here and it’s great to get the opportunity to share that with so many people of all generations.”
During the day visitors could see cows, sheep, lambs and poultry up close. There were also be guided tours of the farm and leading informative nature walks in the fresh air, with tractor and trailer rides.
There were also demonstrations of how lambing is done, giving visitors insight into how animals are delivered.
For the lovers of tractors and farm machinery, there were also static machines to admire and take photos of, plus demonstrations including hay baling, horse shoeing, and bale wrapping.