Brooks Farm

You can enjoy the delights of our city farm, Brooks Farm, in Leyton which has been situated in Jack Cornwell Park for over 20 years.

The Farm is free to enter and has a wide range of animals. We also offer a variety of farm-based learning activities for the wider community, which includes a well-equipped Outdoor Learning Centre that is ideal for school groups and parties.

Opening times

Monday and Friday: Closed

Tuesday to Thursday: 10am to 1pm, last entry 12.45pm

Saturday to Sunday: 11am to 2pm, last entry 1.45pm

Brooks Farm is a very popular local attraction and we want to ensure that you have the best experience when you visit. Please be aware that, over the next few weeks we may have to close at short notice. Please bear with us during this time and check back here for updates. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Useful information 

Please note, there is no parking or cafe on site.

Only guide dogs allowed.


Entry is free to the public and donations are gratefully received. Our animals love to meet new visitors. If you want to feed the hens, ducks, sheep or goats, special animal food can be purchased.


Group activities will need to be booked in advance, please get in touch with our friendly staff for availability and prices by telephone on 0208 558 8537 or email


The Farm has baby changing facilities. There are also various spaces for hire for meetings, workshops and functions. The majority of the site is fully-accessible for wheelchair users.

Study at Brooks Farm

Brooks Farm offers first-class educational opportunities for young people and anyone interested in working with animals.

Our animal management and zoology courses will open up career opportunities in handling, supervising and caring for animals, from small domestic and exotic pets to large animals, livestock, wildlife and zoo animals.

Find us

  • Jack Cornwell Park, Skeltons Lane, Leyton, E10 5BS
    Tel: 0208 558 8537Map
  • By bus: 69, 97, W16

    By rail: British Rail Overground - Leyton Midland Station

    By tube: Leyton Station (Central line)