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Opening Times + Gate Closures
Forge Mill Farm (Fees Apply)
Summer and school holidays10:00 – 18:00 (Last entry 4.30pm)
Weekdays 10:00 -16:30 (Last entry 3pm)
Winter opening times10:00 – 16:30 (Last entry 3pm)
Farm Shop (Free to access)
1st Oct – 24th May10:00 – 16:00
Weekends and school holidays from 25th May10:00 – 17:30
Natural Play-barn and Farmer Kitchen
Coming Soon
TicketStandard TicketSchool Holidays/Events
Child (2-14)£5.50£6.50
Registered CarerFREEFREE
Family (1 adult, 3 children)£18.50£21.50
Family (2 adults, 3 children)£23.00£27.00


How to Find Us

Access by car, bus, bike or on foot. Follow brown tourist information signs from either Newton Road or Holyhead Road. we are 10mins away from Junction 1 of the M5 and the centre of West Bromwich.

Forge Mill Farm, Forge lane, West Bromwich, B71 3SZ

Car & Coach Parking

Parking is available at Forge Mill Farm and Lake. Overflow Car Parking is available at Swan Pool Car Park which is just a short walk away from the farm. Parking fees apply which start at 40p an hour. Pay by phone available at both site, as well as by cash at Forge Mill. Parking tickets are valid across whole site. Both of our car parks are larger enough to fit coaches on for school and group visits.

Pay and Display charges at car parks in any within Sandwell valley:Price
Up to one hour40p
Up to two hours: 80p
Up to three hours: £1.20
Up to four hours£1.60
All day: £2
One year season ticket: £40

Once purchased, you can use at any of our Sandwell Valley Car Parks, including Forge Mill Farm.

Public Transport

The nearest bus stop to Forge Mill Farm is a short walk of about 10 minutes away, and services bus routes 5, 16 and 46.


Our closest car parks have disabled spaces and all our areas are accessible to disabled visitors. We have a Changing Place, baby changing facilities and are breast feeding friendly in our non-animal contact areas.

  • Guide dogs and registered service dogs are permitted
  • We allow one free admission for carers with disabled visitors who have paid the normal admission fee.
  • As not all disabilities are visible, it is helpful for our staff if carers bring proof of their carer status when you visit.
  • Most of our site is flat concrete or gravel pathways, our event and education fields are flat but can become get a bit lumpy bumpy when there has been a lot of wet weather
Visitors Safety
  • Hand Washing facilities are available throughout the farm and include some low level basins, warm water, soap, and paper towels. To keep everyone safe you must ensure that all children and adults wash their hands using liquid soap and running water, when leaving an animal contact area and especially before eating and drinking.
  • Anti Bacterial Hand Gels and wipes should NOT be used as a substitution to hand washing with water and soap, as they are NOT affective against harmful diseases.
  • IMPORTANT NOTICE – During lambing season women who are or who could be pregnant should NOT visit the farm, due to the high risk and dangers of contracting Zoonoses and other diseases that will harm your baby.
  • For further information please read attached downloadable, HSE document – Avoiding Infection on farm visits.

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  • Do not entre animal pens or restricted areas
  • Follow staff & site instruction at all times
  • Children should be supervised throughout your visit
  • Do not drink or eat in animal contact areas and keep hands away from mouth and face
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