Normal Opening Hours in School Term Times


Mondays (school term times only) Farm closed to walk in visits.

One hour booking slots can be made for upto 6 people,

£30 per group per hour. Farm open as normal in half term and school holidays    

Tuesdays -Fridays farm open 10am - 4.30pm

Saturday & Sunday farm open 10am - 1pm (closed 1-2 for cleaning) open 2pm - 4.30pm 

No bookings required just turn up.

We are still monitoring numbers so they may be a 15 min wait at busy times.

SAND PIT NOW IN USE - we are not leaving toys out so please bring your own toys for your child to

use or you can buy a bucket and spade in the shop (£3.99). BGC cannot take responsibility for lost toys. 

‘Goat in Your Garden’ 

We can bring one of our friendly goats to hang out in your garden – as long as you have the space to entertain them.

One staff member will accompany the chosen goat. Spend time interacting, grooming, feeding our precious goat, even do some drawing/sketching of them.
Costs: Homes within 5 miles of farm £85 per hour, Homes within 10 miles £95. All government guidelines on social distancing will be in place. 🐐❤️🐐❤️🐐❤️🐐❤️

Experiences and Encounters Now Available:

Fox Encounters with Barnaby our Silver Fox, 45 mins £35 per person. Fridays & Saturdays

One Hour Goat Experience £35 per person....🐐❤️🐐❤️🐐❤️🐐❤️ Friday, Saturday & Sundays

Alpaca experience, with Elvis , Ringo & Freddie. 45 minutes £45 per person (up to three people per group) Saturdays only

FACE MASKS...  will need to be worn when entering the reception area, shop and animal barn.

To book any of the above email: or call her on 07399 928192

We have everything required to make your visit as safe as possible

Our small shop now fully stocked with cuddly toys, goat soaps and candles will be also open.



If you live in an area that has been put back under local 'lockdown'

we ask you not to visit. We are running a track and trace system. 


We will be arranging a thank you day later this summer :)








Book an Animal

Experience @ the BGC !!

Half Term Week @ the Bucks Goat Centre

26th October - 1st November

Guest Caterers:

Monday 26th: Biscuit day, freshly baked on site Just Biscuits

Tuesday 27th: Veggie & Vegan day, cakes and savours provided by Cups and Cakes Co

Wednesday 28th Hot meals available from Suave Foods

Thursday 29th: Cup Cakes and her awesome Cakes in a Jar on sale by Livia's Sweet Treats

Friday 30th: Burgers & Hotdogs by Suave Foods

Saturday 31st: Pumkin Latte, Cheeky Bailey Hot Chocolates and more sold by BE-Mi Coffee & Bar

Sunday 1st November: More yummy drinks & snacks form

BE-Mi Coffee & Bar

Looking for a Party Venue?

Have your Party @ the BGC

We offer hour long guided farm parties every day

We now have an indoor party room available for eating in on Sundays 


Head Keeper Anthony & Nugget

Here to make you feel welcome @ the BGC

Birthday Parties
School Trips
Residential Home Visits
Goat, Fox & Alpaca
Off Site Events
Film Work
Catered for, email us to find out more.
Exhibitor Licence No:
The Bucks Goat Centre is a friendly open farm situated in Stoke Mandeville.
 Pet and feed our clean and friendly farm animals in a  child friendly environment.  
Free Balloon Saturdays. 1st Saturday of the month. Come down and grab our unique BGC balloon

Monday - Private bookings only

Tuesday - Sunday

10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm

Now shut 1pm - 2pm for disinfecting 

Open Bank Holiday Mondays & Mondays in School Holidays


We have a wide selection of animals here on the farm, playful piggy’s, cheeky chickens, very inquisitive alpacas, cuddly rabbits along with lots of friendly goats

Childminder Wednesdays!
Every Wednesday Children go FREE with one full paying childminder.
Proof of childminder must be presented please
Term Time Only.

The Bucks Goat Centre, Layby Farm, Old Risborough Road, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, HP22 5XJ.

For birthday parties/school trips/experience days & other on and off site events contact our events organiser:

All other enquires email:   Tel: 01296 612983