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SimplyAlpaca Visits for Schools

Visits to farms by school children can take many forms; they can introduce children to new animals, to the work of looking after them, the reasons for keeping them or provide innovative ways to explore curriculum subjects. They can last an hour, a day or take place once a term. The possibilities are endless! Camelid Connection at SimplyAlpaca would like to offer the opportunity to all children and young people to take part in on-farm alpaca and llama-related activities. We aim to offer a unique and memorable learning experience.
Why should children visit SimplyAlpaca?
Some benefits to pupils, the school and the wider community:
  • Provides a different environment for learning which is stimulating and versatile.
  • Gives children first-hand experience of farming and the countryside.
  • Teaches children in a direct, hands-on way about animal care, con ...

    What kinds of educational activities take place at SimplyAlpaca?
    Meet, make and take sessions lasting a couple of hours suitable for KS 1,2 Alpaca walks tailored for each KS Workshops lasting half or full day on fibre processing suitable for KS 2,3,4 fibre preparation dyeing felting spinning Themed practical events suitable for KS 3,4,5 Shearing Health and hus ...

    How to prepare your staff and students for a great day out
    How to prepare your staff and students for a great day out
  • Contact SimplyAlpaca and arrange for them to come and discuss the visit with you and your students. Consider visiting SimplyAlpaca to see the facilities and how the visit might be arranged.
  • Plan your visit – it shoul ...

    What to expect on your farm visit
    On arrival we will meet you and direct you to the Studio classroom where you will be able to place bags, coats, shoes, lunch boxes etc. At this point the pupils have a short safety briefing to make sure they understand the rules about being out and about with the animals, determining any sensitiviti ...

    Open Day
    To be arranged
    10am - 4pm
    Meet the alpacas and llamas and see this years babies.
    Fibre demonstrations, opportunites to feed the animals, teas and the Shop will be open.

    Stocking Camelibra and Fibregest
    We now hold stocks of GWF Nutrition Camelibra and Fibregest for collection

    Camelibra £28 per bag
    Fibregest £ 12.50 per bag

    Place your order here. Delivery option: 60p mile

    Why should I feed Camelibra NG-2 to my camelids?  

    Feed a 50kg alpaca for only £0.07 per day!
    Came ...

    Alpaca Experience

    Call to book your own Alpaca Experience Day
    Gather a group of 4 to 10 family and friends and book your own bespoke day.
    Come along to find out if alpacas are for you or just take the opportunity to find out more about them and their fibre.
    Experiences last around 3 hours. ...