Fantastic for families and young children to come and enjoy

Our FREE Mini Farmyard area includes;

Bantams, Budgerigars, Chickens, Chinchillas, Chipmunks, Cockatiels, Giant and Dwarf Rabbits, Degus, Ducks, Ferrets, Geese, Goats, Guinea Foul, Guinea Pigs, Quail, Peafowl, Pheasants, Pigs, Terrapins and Turkeys.

Animal food is available for 20p between 11am and 4pm (weather permitting), allowing you to feed and get closer to our goats, rabbits, ducks and chickens.

Van Hage is much more than just a garden centre, you can also enjoy many activities throughout the year including the Miniature Steam Railway*, Ventura Wildlife Park*, Circus*, Ice Rink* and Santa’s Grotto*.

When you need to take a break from all the fun and excitement, you can treat yourself to an Afternoon Tea or Kids Meal in our Café. We have a variety of delicious meals, hot drinks and homemade cakes on offer.    

Opening Hours
Weekdays:          9.30am - 5pm
Sundays             10.30am - 4.00pm

Animal Gardens temporary closure.
Apologies for the closure of our Animal Gardens, this is due to essential maintenance works.
We hope to re-opening Monday 8th July.
This is a temporary "fix" until our exciting new plans for the Animal Gardens are drawn up and built Thank you for your patience

* Please note there may be a chargeable fee for additional activities on site. Our Circus, Ice Rink and Santa's Grotto are only available at certain times of the year, please visit our Events section on our website to check availability.