Mount Pleasant School Farm

Phone: 01564 823923
Address: Icknield Street
Forhill
Kings Norton
B38 0EH

Mount Pleasant School Farm is part of a 540 acre working dairy farm, that also rears beef cattle, sheep, poultry and pigs, specifically geared to school visits. Formerly run through Birmingham City Council it now operates as a charitable trust set up by a Cadbury family trust. It offers a ˜hands on" day of farming, countryside and environmental experiences closely related to school curriculum needs for Foundation, KS 1 - 3 and Special School pupils. Facilities include a sustainably built classroom overlooking the cow sheds and supplies of wellingtons and wet weather clothing.

Facilities: Volunteering, Sustainable/Green building on site
Open to the public? Yes
Open to the public - details: Variable opening hours/pre-arranged visits/events or open days only
Opening hours:

School termtime for pupils. Other groups by arrangement. All visitors and groups must pre-book.

Accessible? Yes
Has livestock? Yes
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:

Friesian and Dairy Shorthorn Cows, sheep (Texel and Charollais cross), poultry (various breeds), beef cattle, pigs (Large White)

Directions:

On south-west border of Birmingham and Worcestershire. From M42 junction 2, take A441 towards Birmingham for 3 miles, 3rd roundabout, 3rd exit, onto Redhill Road. After 2 miles turn right onto Icknield Street, straight on for half a mile past the Peacock pub.