Visit

Pottery classes making an egg cup

Entry to Hackney City Farm is free. Donations are welcome!

Teachers, please see school visits for workshops, tours and bookings. For groups of more than 10, or have special needs, please book in advance.

OPENING TIMES

Farmyard & Gardens

Tuesday to Sunday
1200–1500

Closed Mondays except bank holidays.

Some activities happen during the evenings, see what's on for classes.

Frizzante Cafe

Italian cuisine.

Workshops & Classes

We run a range of workshops at the Farm. Please visit classes for details or the what's on calendar.

Growing Communities

Veg box scheme.

Get Loose

Unpackaged shop.

Soleshare

Fishbox scheme.

Farm Shop

Not always open, dependant on volunteers.

GETTING HERE

By tube and bus

Transport for London can help you plan your journey by public transport.

By car

We do not have car parking facilities and local parking is limited.

By bicycle

We have a bike racks outside the Farm.

Accessibility

Step-free access

The driveway and farmyard are cobbled. There is a ramp at the rear entrance of the main building and a ramp can be made available at the side entrance, just ask a member of staff.

The main garden has a concrete path along the fruit wall and then a combination of woodchip and cobbles through the rest of the garden. There are no steps around the garden paths

Guide dogs

Guide dogs are allowed in all parts of Hackney City Farm and are exempt from restrictions on dogs in the farmyard and gardens.

Toilets and baby changing

There is an accessible toilet and baby changing facilities in the cafe.

Staying safe at the farm

The farm environment can be full of bugs, but not much more so than your local park. Please take care of your own health and safety whilst here to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.

Safety guidelines

  1. Wash your hands thoroughly before putting your hands anywhere near your mouth. We provide anti-bacterial soap and disposable hand towels at our handwashing points just outside the farm yard, garden and cafe
  2. Cover all cuts and grazes before visiting the farm
  3. Children who suffer from asthma/hayfever may experience difficulties in the dusty farm environment
  4. Pregnant women should not come into contact with sheep at lambing time, due the risk of Toxoplasmosis
  5. Eat and drink only in designated areas
  6. No dogs in the yard
  7. The Farm staff are trained in First Aid and a First Aid Point is located in the Farm Office.

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

If you are a school or group planning to visit the farm, please remember to book in advance, even if you are doing your own activities.

We have a maximum number of 30 children that we can safely accommodate at any one time, and if we get schools or large groups who turn up and are not booked in we may have to turn you away, so please book.

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SHOP

We have a variety of shops at the farm. From toys and gifts to our fresh farm eggs and fresh organic vegetables. There is also other food made by local producers.
See all shops at the Farm

CAFE AT THE FARM

Frizzante is a separate business based at Hackney City Farm. Please visit their website to find out about their menu and opening times.
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