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Animal Keeper Experience

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  • Visitor Experience Team
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Our Animal Keeper Experience offer you the chance to get up close and personal with our four-legged friends at the Harewood Farm. You can join our expert Farm team and try your hand at feeding and cleaning the different animals. Find out just what it takes to become a Farm Keeper at Harewood.

Book Animal Keeper Experience 

What does the Animal Experience include?

There are many things to look forward as part of your Animal Keeper Experience. These things include:

  • Get behind the scenes and help the team in the animal area where you will  measure out food for pigs and collect brushes.
  • Head into the pig pen to help feed Trotters and Pudding.
  • Meet Zebedee and Zucchini our well behaved Alpaca brothers
  • Meet our friendly goat herd including Tarragon, Lavender and Heather.

Experiences start at 12.30pm are 1.5 hours and include tickets to the House, Grounds and Gardens

How much does the Animal Keeper Experience cost?

The Animal Keeper Experience includes a ticket to enjoy Harewood House and grounds.

  • Individual non member (minimum age 7 years): £50
  • Individual Members (minimum age 7 years): £45

Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the Keeper Experience. Accompanying adults will be required to pay normal Harewood admission prices, but will not be required to pay for the Keeper Experience.

Are there any restrictions?

Yes, there are some restrictions to this experience.

  • The minimum for this experience is 7 years of age.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian throughout the Keeper Experience. Accompanying adults will be required to pay normal Harewood admission prices, but will not be required to pay for the Keeper Experience.
  • We can allow up to two people per experience
  • The farm animal paddocks are on sloping and uneven surfaces, unfortunately there is no wheelchair access at present.
  • You will need to wear suitable clothing and wellington boots for this experience.

How do I book?

To book, click here to schedule your experience. Our Animal Keeper Experiences are run on weekends, bank holidays and during the school holidays.

Book a keeper experience as a gift 

The experiences start at 12.30pm in the Farm.

Please make our staff aware of any allergies, medical conditions or disabilities that you suffer from before you arrive.