Fall is the perfect time for the family to take a weekend trip in the country down on the farm and now you can do just that when you plan a visit to Bonnybrook Farms in Clarksville, Ohio to attend their Barnyard Fun event being offered on two consecutive weekends --- Saturday, September 21 and Sunday, September 22 and Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29. It is approximately a 3.5 hour drive from Cleveland.
Barnyard Fun Free activities at Bonnybrook Farm's Barnyard Fun event include a petting zoo (including horses, donkeys, sheep, goats, chickens and ponies with names like Elmer, Violet, Gertrude, Annabelle and Princess Petunia)), Horseshoe Hill with a tunnel and an 80 foot underground slide and a Farmyard Play Area for the kids with swings, playhouses, a sandbox and a train locomotive. You can also guess the weight of a giant pumpkin.
Other Farm activities are the Adventure Hayride with professional theater actors, the Crazed Corn Maze, Clodhopper Golf and pony rides. Cost of the hayrides is $10 (children 3 and under are free). Cost of the corn maze is $7 (children 3 and under are free). Cost of the Clodhopper Golf is $3. You can also try out a Giant Slingshot for $5 for 10 balls and the hand-led pony rides are $5 or two rides for $7. (Riders must be at least 36 inches tall).
Special activities for Barnyard Fun include a Fish Pond ($2) and a free Barnyard Hunt.
The best value is the Buy the Farm Package where for $21 you get the Adventure Hayride, the Crazed Corn Maze, Clodhopper Golf and the Giant Slingshot.
Be sure to check out the "Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch. Cost is $8.
Visitors can also enjoy the Farm Kitchen Cafe where you can purchase culinary delights like slow-smoked pork and chicken, pizza, hot dogs, fudge, caramel apples and homemade apple dumplings and pumpkin pie.
Hours for the Bonnybrook Farms Barnyard Fun event are noon - 6 p.m. all four days. Admission is free but there are fees for various activities. Parking is free.
For more information about Bonnybrook Farm's Barnyard Fun event call 937-289-2500 or get online at www.bonnybrookfarms.com.
Bonnybrook Farms is located at 3779 State Route 132 in Clarksville, Ohio. Clarksville is 214 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 3.5 hour drive.