Lambing Sunday at Bishop Burton College

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Treat your family this mother’s day, to a wonderful spring day out at Bishop Burton College’s Diamond Jubilee Lambing Sunday.

On Sunday 30 March, the campus will once again be opening its doors to visitors, in order to give the public the opportunity to see the College’s ewes and their new-born lambs up close.

This year, as the College is celebrates its Diamond Jubilee , Lambing Sunday has become one of the most enjoyable family events in the College’s calendar; with visitors having the chance to watch lambs being born, taking their first few steps and bonding with their mothers, as well as learning about lambing from the team on College’s working farm.

As well as the ewes and lambs, there will also be a number of other activities for the whole family to enjoy, including a show jumping competition, dressage to music, a display of tractors and farm machinery and tours of the indoor and outdoor animal management units; where visitors will get the chance to meet some of the College’s more exotic residents including snakes, reptiles, meerkats and wallabies.

Children will have the opportunity to win some fantastic prizes in our Lambing Sunday colouring competitions and treasure hunt!

And if all that fresh air helps you work up an appetite, our food outlets will open across campus offering a range of lunch and snack options, including Sunday roasts from just £7.50 per head, served between 12noon and 2pm. Alternatively, celebrate mother’s day by treating your family to delicious 2-course lunch, available for just £12.99 for adults and £7.00 for children, reservations can be made on 01964 553000.

Gates are open from 11am to 3pm. A free park and ride service will be running from Beverley Racecourse from 11am, with the last bus leaving Bishop Burton College at 3.15pm.

Tickets are available at just £5 for adults; £3 for children under 16 or a family ticket can be purchased for 2 adults and 2 children for just £15. Entry for under 3s is free.

Advance tickets for the event and food vouchers to spend across the campus at the event can be purchased at

Pregnant women are advised not to attend this event. No dogs allowed except guide dogs.

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