Things To Do In The New Forest
Looking for a fun day out for the whole family? Longdown Activity Farm is jam-packed full of activities for kids and adults alike, including bottle-feeding baby animals, tractor and trailer rides, competitions and loads more. Meet all your favourite barnyard animals (including pigs, cows, and donkeys) as well as some more unusual species. An integral part of the local community, Longdown Activity Farm has been giving families a hands-on introduction to farm life for decades.
Deerleap Ln, Ashurst, Southampton SO40 7EH
About 35 minutes from park
By car: Located on the edge of the beautiful New Forest National Park, Longdown Activity Farm is just seven miles west of Southampton. The farm is well signposted from all major routes, but for Sat-Nav users the postcode is SO40 7EH. On foot / cycle: the farm offers facilities to keep bicycles secure during your visit, but it’s worth noting that Deerleap Lane does not have designated footpaths, so take care if cycling or walking to the farm. By train: the nearest train station is a 30-minute walk from the farm, and is Ashurst, New Forest. When you exit the station, turn right onto the A35 and walk through Ashurst Village. Keep walking until you get to Deerleap Lane. Follow the lane for about 3 minutes, and the farm will be just past the church on your left.