Calmsley Hill City Farm Is Back: Top Reasons To Visit This Summer

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When you have that urge to escape the rat race and run away to the country, if only for a day, wouldn’t it be a relief to know you could get that serenity you crave just a stone’s throw from the city?

Well, here's some refreshing news! You don’t have to travel for hours for an authentic, hands-on, farmland experience that will get you face to face with adorable animals and reconnect you with nature. Calmsley Hill City Farm in Abbotsbury is less than 40 kilometres from Sydney in the Greater West, and perfect for a screen-free family day out that is udder-ly delightful.

Only an hour's drive from the city, Calmsley Hill is a real, interactive working farm on over 500 sprawling acres of tranquil green pastures and beautiful bushland with content fauna grazing in the meadows ready to greet you. The property boasts an abundance of wide-open spaces to soak up the sunshine, take a break for a picnic and let the kids run free among their newfound furry friends.

Finally reopened after months of lockdown, Calmsley Hill is back and bursting with exciting encounters, shows and exhibits to discover at every turn - and the animals can’t wait to welcome you back.

Top Reasons To Visit Calmsley Hill City Farm This Summer

Open Spaces At Calmsley Hill City Farm
The wide, open spaces of Calmsley Hill City Farm are a breath of fresh air!

You Can Save On Entry To Calmsley Hill City Farm

You can use your NSW Discovery Voucher to get free entry into Calmsley Hill City Farm. The NSW Government vouchers were designed to get us out and about again supporting our community, so this is a perfect place to redeem them.

Plus, a Calmsley Hill City Farm Annual Pass is an awesome Christmas present for the animal lovers in your life. It will give the gift of free entry for an entire year! Call customer service on 9823 3222 or email the farm to snap up an Annual Pass.

Spend Quality Time With Tiny Tots

Calmsley Hill City Farm animals
Don't be sheepish! Little ones wool love getting up close to these adorable animals.


Calmsley Hill City Farm offers a unique, outdoor experience for the whole family, but is also an ideal destination for keeping toddlers and preschoolers happily entertained for an entire day while older kids are at school.

Head to the farm from Wednesday to Friday with tiny tots and enjoy the full schedule of daily shows and activities including meeting nursery animals, visiting cuddly koalas and beautiful kangaroos, seeing the morning cow milking demonstration and taking a tractor ride!

During the summer holidays, Calmsley Hill City Farm will be open every day.

All The Old Favourites Return

Top Reasons To Visit Calmsley Hill City Farm
The animals at Calmsley Hill City Farm can't wait to meet you.


As always, Calmsley Hill City Farm is buzzing with a family of resident native and farmyard animals including a nursery of adorable babies, plus birds and reptiles.

Kids will be enchanted by the educational anecdotes about the ins and outs of farm life while learning where some of their daily essentials come from including eggs, milk and wool. They’ll be inspired by the daily schedule of interesting shows and demonstrations like cracking a stock whip, shearing a sheep, feeding baby animals and patting the beloved sheep and goats. They can also chat with passionate farmers, see the working dog round up sheep and of course, take the tractor tour around the paddocks (a firm favourite!).

It's Party Time

Calmsley Hill City Farm Goats
These kids offer the ultimate party experience for little animal lovers!


Children’s birthday parties are back on at Calmsley Hill City Farm with exciting inclusive packages that include Entry and catering for the party guests, free outdoor area hire for the whole day, free printable invitations and a range of optional extras to supersize your special day.

Family camping will be back next year for an incredible overnight farm stay.

Take a trip to Calmsley Hill City Farm for a quintessential Aussie adventure this summer.

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