Christmas Opening Information

The cafe is open to the general public however the farm is only available to our customers who have booked on to our magical Christmas experience (bookable online only)

Opening dates and times are stated below, please make sure you check the opening times for the date you have booked to visit.

(please note if the dates and times not shown we will be closed)

Opening dates and times:

Saturday 25th November 12 - 5.30 pm
Sunday 26th November 12 -5.30 pm
Friday 1st December 2 pm - 7.30 pm
Saturday 2nd December 9 am - 6.30 pm
Sunday 3rd December 9 am - 6.30 pm
Wednesday 6th December 2pm - 7.30 pm
Thursday 7th December 12 - 5.30pm
Friday 8th December 10 - 6.30 pm
Saturday 9th December 9 am - 6.30 pm
Sunday 10th December 9 am - 6.30 pm
Wednesday 13th December 2 pm - 7.30 pm
Thursday 14th December 11am - 6pm
Friday 15th December 10am - 7.30 pm
Saturday 16th December 9am - 7pm
Sunday 17th December 9 am - 7 pm
Wednesday 20th December 12 - 7.30 pm
Thursday 21st December 10 - 7.30 pm
Friday 22nd December 9.30 am - 7.30 pm
Saturday 23rd December 9am - 7pm

Welcome to Birchfield
Ice Cream Farm

Birchfield farm is a picturesque working farm nestled in the valley of Nidderdale, North Yorkshire in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

We have a cafe on the farm serving hot and cold drinks, a selection or hot and cold food, delicious homemade Ice cream made here on the farm, freshly made waffles and cakes.

If you visit the farm you will also see our pedigree herd of Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs and British Saddleback pigs.

Birchfield farm is a mixed farm with dairy, pigs and sheep which you can see grazing in the fields.

As well as animals our land is used to grow strawberries, maize and pumpkins.

Our Reviews

"Our favourite place for a day out, prices are so reasonable, food is brilliant, yummy ice cream and all the staff are so friendly and helpful."
"Every event they do is excellent and value for money, from lambing live to Halloween & Christmas. They also daily have the farm and cafe open and you can visit every week and not be bored as there’s so much to do!"
"The staff are so welcoming and there is so much to do for young children. They can get really close to all the animals and the staff help them become confident around the animals. Great seasonal activities too."
"Excellent day out whatever the weather"
"Just gets better every time we visit."
"Lovely cafe, great seasonal events both free and to pay for, can visit over and over and never become bored. "
"Excellent day out for all ages adults included."
"The farm is such good value for money, the family that run it are very friendly and great with children. The food is also great."
"Lots to do there and the staff are great."
"A reasonably priced interactive and everchanging family activity rain or shine!"
"Always lots to do throughout the year and the owners genuinely want you to have a fantastic time."
"Reasonably priced."
"Great themed events that change, with season."
Great outdoor place, good value for money. The farm is brilliant, the food amazing and the staff are friendly""
"A lovely day out and it’s also cheap."
"Visited Birchfield today and what a lovely magical experience seeing Santa ! pleasant and helpful staff and lovely coffee and food. Well done to all ....fantastic x"
Helen Marston
"We visited today for live lambing which we come to every year, this was the 1st time we have ever seen a lamb being born it was amazing."
Catherine Ferry
"A lovely honest day out, staff helpful and informative, got to cuddle and feed a lamb which really made my day, and thankyou to the lovely lad who chatted with my mum for ages, nice cafe too!"
Jane Emma Fisher

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