Billy’s Farm Barn Disclaimer
- All children must be accompanied by a supervising adult – ideally no more than 5 children per adult.
- All children remain the responsibility of their supervising adult at all times – we have areas of climbing, water, sand and animals and remind supervising adults to be vigilant.
- Billy’s Farm Barn is an unique wooden play area that you will not find anywhere else! Please note that it is not a soft play area, so please ensure that your children are supervised during their stay, ensuring young children understand that wooden structures are not as soft as a soft play area.
- You are welcome to use the play equipment at your own risk. We cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or injury.
- The risk of infection from farm visits is very small, but the diseases caused can be very serious. By following simple guidelines, similar to everyday basic hygiene recommendations, the risk can be easily minimised. Please ensure that hands are washed after contact with animals and always before eating, with soap and water (wipes, gels and sprays are not effective).
- Please only feed the animals with specified food (animal feed & carrots) – other food could be fatal to the animals.
- Food and drinks are not permitted on the play equipment, in animal areas or on the tractor & trailer ride.
- Outdoor activities are weather permitting activities and there may be times when the outdoors are not accessible.
- Additional guidance and rules are displayed in certain areas. Please note that we advise that users of the slide should cover all skin i.e. wear long sleeve tops/long trousers as friction burns can occur.
- Please help us keep Billy’s Farm Barn clean & tidy.
- Amerton Farm Ltd cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to personal belongings.
- Alcohol is not permitted for consumption within Billy’s Farm Barn
- The management retains the right to refuse admission.
- We have Zero Tolerance Policy toward rude, destructive or disruptive behaviour. Children or Adults displaying such behaviour will be asked to leave.
By purchasing entry you agree to this disclaimer – should you require any further information then please speak to a member of staff.
Disclaimer V4-August 2019
IMPORTANT HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION FOR ALL VISITORS
The risk of infection from a farm visit is very small, but the diseases caused can be very serious. By following simple guidelines, similar to everyday basic hygiene recommendations, the risk can be easily minimised.
It is important that all visitors are aware of the correct health and safety guidelines.
- Do not allow children who are petting or feeding the animals, to place their face or mouth against the animal’s or put their hands in the animal’s mouth.
- Only eat or drink in the designated areas, never eat food which has fallen to the ground, or taste animal foods
- Always wash hands thoroughly before and after eating, after any contact with animals.
- Your children are your responsibility during the visit. You should supervise them especially during hand washing , to make sure that each child washes thoroughly. Young children may require extra help with this.
- Cover cuts, grazes, etc. with a waterproof dressing.
- Do not climb on to animal pens etc.
- Do no chase, frighten or torment the animals.
- Before you depart, please ensure all children wash their hands thoroughly one last time.
If a member of your group shows signs of illness (e.g. sickness or diarrhoea) after a visit, please speak to your doctor and explain that you have had recent contact with animals.
The Health & Safety Executive has produced guidelines about avoiding ill health at open farms (Industry Code of Practice: Preventing or Controlling ill Health from Animal Contact at Visitor Attractions)