Farmyard open Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00–16:30

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We are a working city farm and spend most of our time outside with the animals, on the grounds or in workshops. We're not often in the office next to the phone.

Please use this website to find what you need or see the FAQs below.

Frequently Asked
Questions

Please check the what’s on calendar for events.

Tuesdays to Sundays 10:00–16:30.

The farmyard is open from Tuesday–Sunday. We operating restricted hours due to covid restrictions. Please check before your visit.

Other activities are running all the time at the farm. Check in with the organiser the particular activity you want to participate in for their opening times.

There is on street parking locally but no parking on site.

Yes, we're free to visit. If you'd like to help support us, please see the donate page.

No, only assistance dogs are allowed. Even the best behaved dogs can see red when confronted by something to chase. This can be extremely dangerous and stressful for our animals. We have a strict no dogs policy unless it is a certified Guide Dog.

Yes, assistance dogs and guide dogs that have been trained and certified by either an Assistance Dogs International (ADI) accredited program or by an International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) accredited program are welcome at Hackney City Farm. All dogs must be kept on a leash as some animals roam free in the visitor areas.

See the animals page.

No, the animals are on a special diet and will have health problems if they are given too many treats.

Check our timetable.

Yes, one outside near the cafe entrance and there are two inside the cafe (one of these has disabled access).

Yes, we have a room for children's parties and a large room for wedding receptions.

Book online.

To ensure your group has a wonderful day together, we want to kindly remind you of the rules for birthday parties.

It's a three hour room booking with no extra time to set up or pack down.

Times are:

Morning
10:00–13:00

Afternoon
13:30–16:30

Arrive at 10am for the morning session or 13:30 for the afternoon.

Finish the party with enough time to tidy up, allow half an hour or more. The room must be left clean and tidy -- we provide bin bags. Leave promptly to avoid the £50 late fee for every 30 minutes over 13:00 or 16.30.

Please bring your own music and food and soft drinks. There is no wifi, no speakers, no access to a kitchen and no fridge.

This is a children's party so keep alcohol to a minimum, if at all.

Max size of 35 people (including children)

Room contains:

  • four 6ft fold up tables
  • five children's tables
  • 20 adult chairs and
  • 15 children's chairs

Important:
– Childrens parties only
– Alcohol kept to a minimum
– No access to the front garden.
– There is no extra time to set up or pack down
– No wifi, no speakers, no kitchen, no fridge.
– No glitter, no confetti and no smoke machines
– The room must be left clean and tidy.
– Deflate any balloons at the end of the party.
– Bin bags provided.

Late fee: parties may be subject to a late fee of £50 every 30 minutes.

Please start packing up at least 30 minutes before the end of the party time. Be considerate of the next birthday group or the staff hours. Thank you.

See volunteering for more information.

If you still need to contact us

We are a working city farm and spend most of our time outside with the animals, on the grounds or in workshops. We're not often in the office next to the phone. If you want to leave a message call 020 7729 6381 but best to email.