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A family smiling and posing with pumpkins in a field during a visit to the farm for seasonal events and activities.

Visit through the
seasons

Farm Events and Activities

Spring- New Life

Spring is an exciting time here at Forge Mill, because we welcome the arrival of new-born lambs. Visit us during February and March and you may be lucky enough to be present when a lamb is born, witness this unique moment of a new life coming into the world.

A mother sheep resting with her newborn lambs in a pen, symbolizing the arrival of spring and new life.

Summer-Sunflowers
& More

Sunflowers Galore, our patch is looking better than before! Get some great photos and memories to last a lifetime. Experience the sunflowers at sunset with our tailored evening events or visit us in the day to explore our fields.

A vibrant sunflower stands tall in a field, surrounded by lush green leaves
Autumn pumpkins scattered across a field at a pumpkin patch, ready to be picked and enjoyed.

Autumn- Pumpkins

This Autumn, get your wellies on and head down to Forge Mill Farm to pick your own perfect pumpkin. Take your pick from lumpy to lovely or from wrinkly to plumpy, we have thousands of pumpkins to choose from, so you are sure to pick your perfect pumpkin!

A woman in a Christmas sweater holding a goat at a winter Christmas farm.

Winter- Christmas At
 The Farm

Head on down to the farm this Winter to explore our pick your own Christmas adventure! Choose from a selection of real pine Christmas trees, select your own Christmas veg and grab a unique Christmas present for those around you including our handmade hampers full of authentic goodies!

Farm Events & Activities​

May Half Term – Encounter Farming Week

November, December

Pick your own Christmas

December

Bedtime at the Farm

Experiences & Encounter

The Perfect Gift For You Or For Them

Two girls walking with goats in a field, enjoying the company of their furry companions.

Walk With the Goats

Meet the goats in their field then head out around the farm with your chosen goat. Experience lasts 1 hour, maximum group size of 10.

A group of people standing around a goat, feeding it with care and attention.

Feed With The Farmers

Afternoon feeding is our animals favourite time of day, help our farmers feed the animals and meet some of our favourite furry friends. Experience lasts 1 Hour, maximum group size of 10.

Three men in orange helmets standing on a low rope in the woods, engaged in a thrilling low rope adventure.

Low Ropes Adventure

Explore the woods and challenge 
yourself on our NEW Low Ropes Adventure Course. Experience lasts 1 hour, maximum group
size of 15.

A group of people standing around a barn with sheep during a lambing evening.

Encounter Lambing Evenings

Experience New Life up close and personal in our lambing sheds by night. Watch for signs of lambing, meet the lambs, help the farmers and maybe even get to see a live birth. Enjoy a rustic dinner and a hot drink under the stars with the farmers and hear their favourite farming tails. A 2 hour evening experience, over 11’s only.

A joyful gathering of people playing in a sandbox in a field, celebrating birthdays at the farm.

Birthdays At The Farm

Forge Mill Farm and Sandwell Valley Visitors Centre are magical places for children to celebrate their birthdays- a party that they will remember for a lifetime. With choices for themed parties, packages including activities, exclusive interaction with animals, and food and drink from our award winning tea rooms. Take the hassle out of this special day, and our team will give your child a birthday to remember.

Sunflowers in a field with hay bales, a picturesque scene perfect for private hire and photography.

Private Hire & Photography

Are you looking for a beautiful rural location to film or photograph, maybe a unique venue to host your next event, or you are planning a special occasion? If that is the case, then look no further.
Set in the heart of Sandwell Valley Country Park with excellent links to Birmingham City Centre, Forge Mill Farm is the perfect peaceful, countryside location for any special occasion or event.

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