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Walk with an Alpaca - Alpaca Experience

Longthorns is offering the Alpaca Experience to the Public

For over 7 years we have offered alpaca walking to our campers, this is hugely popular as a taster session to explore these fabulous animals, their gentle humming to communicate with each other and us. They are inquisitive animals and love nothing more than to stroll through the woods at Longthorns Farm.

Now you too can walk Longthorns Alpaca's

Our Alpaca Experience is approx 1 hour 45 minute session, consisting of 

A alpaca learning session and safety induction

Introduction to the alpaca's, facts and figures about these amazing animals.

Followed by a walk out into the woods for a 45-50 minute walk taking in the sights and more learning.

You may see the rare breed cattle Shorthorns, go pass the bees hives that produce Longthorns Honey, and finally amble home by Holy Rod Stream. 

The Experience is completed by feeding the alpacas , followed by refreshments Tea or Coffee and Dorset Biscuits.

if you have time to spare why not bring a picnic or book one of our  Dorset cream teas. 

1 Goody bag is given with every alpaca booked.
Extra bags can be purchased at £4.50
Contains:- 1 pack Alpaca Poo really chocolate raisins. 1 Alpaca Card, a choice of Alpaca Key ring or Alpaca Fridge magnet.
Retail Value £6.00 if bought separately.

You can browse around the gift area for alpaca gifts, socks, balls of Longthorns Alpaca Yarn which has travelled from Longthorns to a local Town Wimborne processed and back again, how local is that !!. 

Private Parties can be booked on request, with a variety of packages available:
Prosecco and Strawberries.

Please contact us if your require Corporate Team building or Christmas outings. 

What times do you offer?

Our sessions are 11am or 2pm ,please go to the availability calendar to see the walking days and times scheduled. Please arrive 10 minutes before your allocated time to allow for time to use the rest room. 

Questions you may have 

Weather If  the weather looks inclement, we will contact you to reschedule your walk, this is for the alpaca's welfare as they do not enjoy walking in rain or wind, and we also want you to have a great time on your experince. 

How many people allowed on the walk? the walk is strictly no more than 2 people per alpaca, this is for their welfare, Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and walk with them , so a family of 4 would require 2 alpaca's.   

Walking Spectators:- The fee of £7.50 will include refreshments and Dorset Biscuits,you may add one walking spectator per alpaca , spectators must walk at the rear of trek, there will be photo opportunities along the walk for family photo's.    

Wheelchair users The alpaca trail is not suitable for wheelchairs as it very uneven and narrow in places, but we offer a 30 minute interaction session for guests with accessability issues or additional needs £28.00 includes refreshments for 2  and one goodie bag. Please email enquires@longthornsfarm.co.uk to book or call 01929401539. 

Dates for booking online availability.

9th April
11 AM
11th April
11 AM
14th April
11 AM
16th April
11 AM
19th April
11 AM
21st April
11 AM
23rd April
11 AM
25th April
11 AM
28th April
11 AM
30th April
11 AM
3rd May
11 AM
16th May
11 AM
19th May
11 AM
21st May
11 AM
23rd May
11 AM
26th May
11 AM
28th May
11 AM
2nd June
11 AM
4th June
11 AM
9th June
11 AM
11th June
11 AM
16th June
11 AM
18th June
11 AM
20th June
11 AM
23rd June
11 AM
27th June
11 AM
30th June
11 AM
2nd July
11 AM
16th July
11 AM
18th July
11 AM
21st July
11 AM
23rd July
11 AM
25th July
11 AM
26th July
11 AM
28th July
11 AM
30th July
11 AM
1st August
11 AM
2nd August
11 AM
4th August
11 AM
6th August
11 AM
7th August
11 AM
8th August
11 AM
11th August
11 AM
12th August
11 AM
13th August
11 AM
16th August
11 AM
17th August
11 AM
19th August
11 AM
20th August
11 AM
22nd August
11 AM
24th August
11 AM
25th August
11 AM
27th August
11 AM
28th August
11 AM
29th August
11 AM
31st August
11 AM

Please book 1 Alpaca Experience at a time, if you require 2 or 3, please continue to book until you have booked your required number of Alpaca’s.

How much does it cost?

Starting from £28.00 per Alpaca with up to 2 persons walking

The Alpaca Experience Vouchers are sold in the shop - Click here to buy.

Gift vouchers for the Alpaca Experience are valid for a One year.

Contact Us via email:alpacas@longthornsfarm.co.uk

Tel:01929401539

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