Ferring Country Centre is situated in the small village of Ferring to the west of Worthing, amongst beautiful countryside. The Centre offers those that visit a unique, tranquil and calming interlude to their often hectic pace of life. You can meet the horses and other farm animals, use the Children’s Play Areas, walk our nature trail, visit our Garden Centre or enjoy our refreshments in the Cafe.

The Farm - provides an important educational environment where children can learn about and enjoy the animals. All year round families can enjoy a visit where they will meet our shetland ponies,  donkey’s,  pigs, goats, alpacas, ducks, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs, small furries, birds, reptiles and much more. There is also an outdoor children’s play area, with disability compliant equipment to keep the children and you can even bring a picnic and enjoy.

Farm Admission is £3.50 per person (under 2's go free). Last entry is at 3pm.

Annual Farm passes are available for £30.00 per person, £60.00 for a family pass (two adults and two children) or £75.00* for a childminder (CM plus 3 children)/£125.00* (CM plus 6 children). *Mon-Fri only

Click on the relevant link to go to our online shop.

The Café - our fantastic café is a bright, cheerful place serving home-made cakes and freshly prepared snacks. The indoor children’s play area will keep the kids amused whilst you enjoy your beverages and snacks. We make full use of our own home grown fruit and vegetables, source locally wherever possible and our pricing is very reasonable. We are proud  of our 5 star Food Standards Agency hygiene.

The Garden Centre grows a comprehensive range of top quality plants and vegatables, all for sale to the general public at very competitive prices. Our aim is to offer a superb range of quality plants, shrubs and specimen trees and provide a great service to the general public. Our customers assist in every aspect of production from seed to sale. We stock a range of plants & shrubs all year round plus garden sundries including pots, compost and our very own well rotted manure.

We always endeavour to have a large selection of shrubs, herbaceous, pot plants, hanging baskets and planters. Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter sales of geraniums, fuchsias, hanging baskets, patio and bedding plants ensure that you will have the seasons ‘must have’ colours. We have knowledgeable and friendly staff who are always on hand to provide help and advice.

The Riding Therapy Unit – Fifteen  horses and ponies provide riding therapy sessions for over 600 adults and children, with learning and physical disabilities, every month. Riders come from the local community, schools, other day centres and supported living to enjoy our riding facilities.

If you feel you are eligible for riding therapy please see the Our Services section.

All our wonderful facilities are available to members of our local community. They are regularly used by several local clubs and societies for meetings and for children’s activities.

Unlike other family days out all our activities are included in the farm admission price.

“Thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon with family, toddler’s paradise, plenty to see and do. Enjoyed the various animals, so well looked after, fun and informative”

If you are an adult with learning disabilities and want to find out more about our support see our Day Service section.