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 - Closed

Tuesday to Friday: 10am to 1pm

Saturday to Sunday: 11am to 2pm


Due to essential staff training, the Farm will be closed Thursday 27 & Friday 28 February 2022.

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.


The Farm has a small cafe and baby changing facilities. There are 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)