Gorse Hill City Farm
Situated on a 20 acre site on the outskirts of Leicester city centre, this working farm and community project is dedicated to the welfare of animals and provides recreation and education opportunites for all. The farm is also a Rare Breeds Survival Trust approved park, only one of three in the Midlands.
365 days a year, 7 days a week. Summer 10am - 4.30pm, Winter 10am - 4pm. Recommended donation: £1 children, £2 for adults.£1/£2 admission fee.
Pigs(Middle whites), cattle(Shetland), sheep (Leicester Longwools, Manx, Cattlemilk Moorits), goats (Golden Guernseys), rabbits, guinea pigs, free range poultry, ponies (Exmoor), donkeys.
Gorse Hill City Farm is 2 miles NW of Leicester city centre, offAnstey Lane (B5327). Follow the brown and white sheep signs - the farm is next door to English Martyr's Secondary School. There is a small car park at the top of the drive or, if you are using public transport, the no. 74 bus drops you off right next to the farm - very handy!