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New farm park to be opened in the Staffordshire Moorlands this weekend

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 02, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

A new Farm Park and Nature Trail will be opening at Beaver Hall in Bradnop, near Leek, this weekend.

A new Farm Park and Nature Trail will be opening at Beaver Hall in Bradnop, near Leek, this weekend.

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A Staffordshire Moorlands business is launching a new attraction for the area this weekend.

Beaver Hall, in Bradnop, will be opening a Farm Park & Nature Trail at midday on Sunday, August 3.

The new attraction is set in more than 60 acres, and has recently undergone a planting project of 12,000 various trees.

Ian Lawson, chairman of Staffordshire County Council, supported by Leek Town Mayor Keith Harrison, will be officially opening the new attraction.

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The day will feature free activities such as a bouncy slide, face painting, children's pony rides and a prize draw.

Other activities and games alongside a barbecue will also be on offer. The Farm Park has a menagerie of animals and special guests for the day will be the meerkats and owls, who will be permanent residents at the venue from September.

The Farm Park & Nature Trail is being formed as a community project and Beaver Hall has teamed up with Support Staffordshire, which is based in Leek, to engage with volunteers to take part in the running the Farm Park & Nature Trail.

The venue is owned by Anne Pearn and David Kinsella.

Anne said: "When we first set up the family business as an equestrian centre over 15 years ago, it was our dream to develop the whole site into a thriving rural business."

Full more information about the Open Day go to www.beaverhall.co.uk or call calling 01538 304433.

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