Oasis Down to Earth Farm

Phone: 02380 522706
Address: Oasis Down to Earth Farm
Green Lane
SO16 9FQ

Oasis Down to Earth Farm is a community centre with a difference: we are based on a farm in urban Southampton. As a not-for-profit charity, our mission is to provide a socially inclusive, happy experience where people of all abilities and differences are respected and valued. We aim to educate, empower and engage with our local community.

We offer people the opportunity to interact with animals and the natural environment. Based on a 5 acre site our facilities include a barn, dairy, large garden to grow fruit and vegetables, pond, woodland area, wood workshop and two fully equipped community buildings suitable for a range of indoor activities.

During the week we offer activities for adults with Learning Disabilities, children with special needs (SEN and NEET) and groups for people living with Dementia. At the weekend we host children's birthday parties and are open to the general public.

Facilities: Volunteering, Community space for hire, Picnic area, Incubator for schools, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public? Yes
Open to the public: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Opening hours:

Open to the public Saturdays and Sundays 10am-4pm (summer) or 10am-3pm (winter). We provide an adult learning disability programmes, school trips, corporate volunteering days mid-week and children's birthday parties at the weekend.

Accessible? Yes
Toilets? Yes
Livestock?: Yes
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:

Goats, sheep, pig, rare breed cow, ducks, chickens, turkeys, geese, rabbits, guinea pigs, gecko, snake, bearded dragons, skink, tortoise, degus, rats, hedgehog, cockroaches, millipede, stick insects, crickets, and so much more!

Directions:

From M27, junction 3, take M271 to Southampton. After approx. 300 metres leave the motorway at junction 1 towards Lordshill.
By bus there is a BlueStar number 4 that drops you a few minutes away from the entrance to the farm.