Visiting FAQs

Your Visit

Enjoy the historic farmyard, feed the animals, explore the manor house and grounds.

Explore the 13th century manor house, try on historical costumes in the dressing up room and see cooking demonstrations in the kitchen at weekends and bank holidays. Discover over 1000 years of history on a tour with one of our volunteer guides Thursdays and Fridays at 11am in season, and on selected event days. 

Opening times

Cogges is open daily from 16th March to 3rd November 2019, 10am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm). The Cogges Kitchen cafe opens 9am to 5pm. You do not need farm admission to visit the cafe.

On site
 
Dogs are welcome on a lead. Water bowls provided.

Feed the animals with food supplied by Cogges at the Welcome desk for a donation. 
Veg pots will be limited to the the amount of food required for the animals and will only be available at certain times of the day.

Please be careful to drop the food into the pigs and do not hand feed them as they can bite. You can feed the goats by hand. Please do not feed the Shetland ponies.

Animals have teeth, claws, beaks, horns or hooves so be careful when touching or feeding them.

Children should be accompanied and supervised by an adult on entry to Cogges. 
 
The more natural areas by the adventure play equipment  are next to a river and moat, so please be aware of the conditions, children should remain supervised.
 
Cogges is a working farm so please wrap up warm and wear suitable shoes as some areas can be muddy.
 
Facilities
 
The Cogges Kitchen is open 9am to 5pm from 16th March to 3rd November 2019. Entry to the cafe is via the courtyard at the front of the site. The Cogges Kitchen can be visited without purchasing a ticket to the farm. 
 
Soft Play indoor area for under 5s in the stables
 
Sheltered sand pit 
 
Toilets and baby change
 
Croquet and other games on the lawn
 
Disabled access
 
Disabled toilet / car park at entrance and most of the farmyard is accessible. There is stone gravel in the yard. Carers free entry. Guide dogs welcome.
 
Cogges shop in the Ox Byre is open for gifts, local craft and produce, farm eggs and pocket money toys.