White Post Farm, Farnsfield, reopens after feared hundreds of animals could have faced uncertain future due to coronavirus
The gates to one of Nottinghamshire's most-loved farms have reopened after it was feared hundreds of animals could face an uncertain future because of coronavirus.
White Post Farm, Farnsfield — popular with youngsters and parents as an educational tool — closed months ago as it ran desperately short of funds to cover its £5,000-a-month feed bill, general utilities and staff wages. An appeal was launched to help it survive.
Now, with the government's go-ahead and social distancing guidelines in place, the farm has already reopened to annual pass holders — but general ticket holders will have to wait until Saturday.
To control the number of visitors to the park, the farm is releasing tickets daily — so check online regularly for new dates and times.
Visitors will need to reserve their admission time online at bit.ly/2VnaHQH and bring their digital booking with them on the day to avoid being turned away.
As an adaptation to the current climate, the park has started digital sessions lasting one hour, enabling animal lovers to see their favourite creatures up-close and personal from home. A guide will be provided.
After booking — to know what to expect at the park — it is recommended visitors read information on its website and, on arrival, keep to guidelines.
You can book online now at bit.ly/2VnaHQH
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