* At Wimpole Home Farm in Old Wimpole, Herts, you can meet a Tamworth pig, a Leicester Longwool and a Bagot goat. Children can watch shire horses at work, cows having their feet trimmed, or milk the goats and help to groom the donkeys. The farm als offers educational talks for key stages 1-3 on subjects from Victorian farming to lambing and chick development. Tel: 01223 208987. www.wimpole.org
Admission: pound;2.70 children, pound;4.70 adults. School group discounts on week days only.