Kentish Town City Farm

UK’s 1st City Farm, founded in 1972, is a charity based in the London Borough of Camden offering lifelong learning, outdoor therapy, education to children, adults with special needs and anyone needing respite from the strains of urban life.

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Booking for Events & Visits

Farm donkeys Dora and Nora, spring 2021

General Public Visits – We are open every day from 9.00am to 5.00pm. Free entry. No booking required.

School & Group Visits – Tuesdays & Thursdays only.

You can make your bookings here.

Vacancy for Front of House/ Visitor Welcome (Volunteer)

If you like talking to people, being outside and working with others we want you to join our team.

Full details on our Volunteering Page

Scam Alert

Be alert. We have become aware of a company calling themselves Shashank Farm who are using our address to appear legitimate. They are asking people who are seeking employment to provide personal details including passports. Please do not send this information. We do not know Shashank Farm and we are the only farm on Cressfield Close, Kentish Town. This has been reported to the police.

What’s On
Our Story

Help make sure we’re here for our 50th Birthday

  • The Farm's Pensioners Garden Club members with shovels
  • Farm vet examining an animal
  • Children with a sheep show wool making stages
  • Children learning to handle a hen
  • School children in butter making lesson
  • Members of the Farm Hen Co-op check the hens
  • Packing Farm eggs for the Hen Co-op
  • Community group watching grooming of a horse
  • Children on educational visit meet the goats

We have a rich history, kickstarted by Ed Berman who mobilised a community to improve its neighbourhood and create imaginative spaces for children to play and explore. Inter-Action steered by Ed, found farm buildings and stables and had a radical idea, to create a “City Farm”. This was the start of not only our own incredible history but of the whole City Farm movement. Today, Kentish Town City Farm is a hub, a place where everyone can get their hands dirty, care for real life animals, share their skills or learn new ones. Others come for the tranquillity, a haven for wildlife and sanctuary from the busy city.

Before the pandemic we were feeling pretty positive and plans were underway for our 50th Birthday this year! We desperately want to make our 50th milestone but need more funding in order to do so. We are a charity, reliant on fundraising and income from programmes. We are facing a huge deficit in our budget this year and the future of the farm is at risk. If you can support us and help us make it to the celebration, please donate – of course in the spirit of our founders when we do, our doors will be wide open and we will welcome you all. 

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