Stepney City Farm

 
 
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Stepney Way, Tower Hamlets, London E1 3DG
 
 
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Tue to Sun 10am-4pm
 
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Stepney City FarmA farm has been here since 1979 when local residents, schools, churches and community groups were consulted and a small patch of land was secured for the farm's use. Formerly known as the Stepping Stones Farm, the 4.2-acre Stepney City Farm runs several projects including a Community Growing Club, Saturday Craft Sessions and open volunteering sessions. The site has been through several incarnations since the 17th century. Worcester house (locally known as King John's Palace) once stood where the cows now graze and you can still see the ruins of the old Sunday school and the Stepney meeting house. Animals on the farm include pigs, goats, sheep and cows as well as ducks, chickens, guinea pigs and ferrets. Improvements are continually being made and in September 2012 a barn to house the animals during the winter months was opened and a rural arts centre where children can learn ironmongery, pottery and woodwork skills was launched. Free rural arts workshops for all ages run on the first Saturday of every month.

 

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Opening and closing times for Stepney City Farm

Today (Saturday) Stepney City Farm closes at 16.00

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Mile End Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
21 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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