Spitalfields City Farm

 
 
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Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 5AR 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Oct to Mar: Tue to Sun 10am-4pm | Apr to Sep: Tue to Sun 10am-4.30pm | Closed Mondays
 

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Spitalfields City FarmThere's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of the cute and cuddly animals dotted around this lush, sprawling plot. Other animal residents include a miniature Shetland pony, Kune-kune pigs, ducks, geese and North Ronaldsay sheep. They also have an aviary which is home to a variety of small exotic birds, including budgerigars, zebra finches, and a cockatiel. At the adjacent Spiralfields Community Garden, largely run by farm volunteers, lettuce leaves, potatoes and beetroots are all grown in the veg beds, the place to get your hands dirty and grow your own. There's an outdoor play area and regular events including the hugely popular annual Goat Race which is held every spring. Located just a 10 minute walk from Liverpool Street Station, this is a great place for a back-to-nature East End family outing. The farm entrance is in Buxton Street (next door to Buxton School) and there's pedestrian access opposite the top end of Allen Gardens, a short walk from Buxton Street.

 

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Opening and closing times for Spitalfields City Farm

Today (Sunday) Spitalfields City Farm closes at 16.00

Monday:

Closed
 
 

Tuesday:

10.00
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16.00
 
 

Wednesday:

10.00
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16.00
 
 

Thursday:

10.00
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16.00
 
 

Friday:

10.00
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16.00
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
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16.00
 
 

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10.00
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16.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Spitalfields City Farm Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Spitalfields City Farm on LondonTown.com

 
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September 2009

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September 2008

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Rich Mix Centre 8 minutes walk from Spitalfields City Farm

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Concerts | On 1st February 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 20 minutes walk from Spitalfields City Farm

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Jamboree 23 minutes walk from Spitalfields City Farm

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The Proud Archivist 23 minutes walk from Spitalfields City Farm

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