News & Updates

Play time for the Pygymy Goats

Thursday 8 July: Our new Pygmy goats are having a blast this summer! We have installed their very own trampoline and climbing frame.

The piglets have arrived

Tuesday 11 May: We’re so excited to tell you that Fergi has given birth to ten little piglets. Both mother and babies are doing well.

Lambing update

9 May 2021: We are pleased to announce we will be celebrating the end of our 2021 lambing season with another Farm open day on Sunday 16th May. Please come and join us between 1 and 5 pm. Please note that it is not advisable for pregnant women to be near the lambs.

15 April 2021: Our new lambs are here! Please come and meet them! We would be delighted to welcome you to Bishop’s Court Farm on Saturday 17th April between 2 – 5pm. Covid Government guidelines on social distancing must be followed within the farm and mask wearing will be required in some areas. Please note that it is not advisable for pregnant women to be near the lambs.

Click here to visit our lambing page and find out more!

Lake field closed to dogs during lambing

29 March 2021: We have closed the lake field to dogs during the lambing season, to avoid causing unnecessary stress to the Ewes and Lambs.

Gateway at Thames Path has been diverted

29 March 2021: We have had to divert the gateway to the Thames Path at Days Lock because the wall supporting the bridge is collapsing. We will let you know once the bridge has been mended and the gateway at Thames Path is open.

New pedestrian gate

29 March 2021: We’ve just installed a new pedestrian gate to the COVID footpath. We’re looking forward to seeing you all at the farm this Spring!

New public freedoms at Dorchester on Thames

15 March 2021: “We are celebrating new greens and paths at Dorchester on Thames in Oxfordshire, after a long campaign which we fought alongside local residents. A new landowner, Mr Keith Ives, has removed fences erected by his predecessor.  These denied public access to the historic Dyke Hills, a scheduled Iron Age settlement, and Day’s Lock Meadow beside the River Thames, cut off an unrecorded path and restricted the width of others.” Read full article here

Published by: Open Space Society and featured in Henley Standard