This weekend sees a ‘Big Farm Machinery’ line up at ‘Tractor Ted’s Little Farm at Bowood’, featuring a very special display of brand new farm tractors and machinery alongside their smaller vintage counterparts.
This family-friendly event is bound to be a hugely popular with Tractor Ted’s machinery-mad audience…particularly for boys, both big and small, who love big wheels and big machines!
Visitors will have the chance to see a wide range of brand new farm machinery on show such as lots of huge new tractors, a telehandler which is used for loading, a range of farm implements such as the plough, drill and cultivator, quad bikes to sit on and even a muck spreader (don’t worry it hasn’t been used yet!) All machinery is kindly being brought along by local machinery agent, Vaughan Agri of Frome.
There’ll be the opportunity too to climb aboard for a tractor and trailer ride, around the Bowood Estate, pulled by a brand new massive horse-powered Claas tractor. There will be a poster on board for passengers to play ‘eye spy’ during the trip to look out for certain trees, flowers, animals and machines.
Running from 11am – 6pm on each day (in line with the opening hours of Bowood House & Gardens), entry to the event is part of the admission price for the House & Gardens,
There will be an additional charge, however, for the Trailer rides: £1 Adult, £2 Child
Further events coming up at ‘Tractor Ted’s Little Farm at Bowood’ are:
Saturday 20th – Sunday 28 July: ‘A Week of Feathered Friends’ at ‘Tractor Ted’s Little Farm at Bowood’ – featuring all sorts of poultry and fowl, e.g. spotted guinea fowl, gobbling turkeys, ducks and geese etc. Plus games such as ‘Hook-a-duck’ and ‘Guess the Egg’ challenge.
Saturday 17 & 18 August: A second ‘Big Farm Machinery’ weekend
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th September: ‘Horsing About Weekend’ at ‘Tractor Ted’s Little Farm at Bowood’. A celebration of big and little horses and ponies from miniature donkeys to heavy working horses. Try your hand at grooming and tacking up.
As always, at ‘Tractor Ted’s Little Farm at Bowood’ – just a hop, skip and a jump away from the Adventure Playground – youngsters will also have the chance to meet lots of young farm animals such as chicks, piglets, lambs and calves before petting some of the tame rabbits and guinea pigs. Outside there is a fun tractor track to ride on and ride on diggers to scoop with. For more information visit www.tractorted.co.uk www.bowood.org