Open Days 2014 - Sundays from July 20th until
and including August Bank Holiday Monday

Opening Times are 10.30am to 4.30pm

JULY 20th - will benefit FIRSTLIGHT TRUST
JULY 27th - will benefit RIDING FOR DISABLED
AUG 3rd - will benefit SAVE THE CHILDREN
AUG 17th - will benefit ST CATHERINE'S HOSPICE
AUG 24th - will benefit PARKINSON'S SOCIETY

AUG 25th (Bank Holiday Monday) - will benefit RNLI

Well signposted from the A171 Scarborough to Whitby Road on the North York Moors National Park Coastline


Click these pictures to see film of the farms activities.

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Children with the poniesNEIGH LAD...

We are not just about shire horses as these web pages show. Our aim and promise is to make your visit a happy one.

The farm is set in 40 acres of idyllic coastline and is enjoyed by people of all ages.

See you soon - Tony and Ann Jenkins and Staff

The attractions... so much to do come rain or shine, in an idyllic location

  • Archway at the Entrance to Shire Horse FarmLive shows Various live shows with horses and ponies as well as the Shires. Tony and his clever palomino do some cowboy tricks in our super indoor show arena.
  • Supervised hands-on enjoyment for children with our six Shetland ponies, plus a children's roping competition.
  • Pretty farm walks to elevated fields where you can enjoy the magnificent sea and coastal views.
  • Tony Jenkins the Proprietor enjoying a horse rideStables and forge.
  • Cottage Museum with smuggling history.
  • Static displays and video cinema for all weather viewing.
  • Woodland and wildlife habitat with pond.
  • Picnic and play areas in safe amenity grass enclosures.
  • Flagged floor cafe and souvenir shop. Enjoy delicious filled rolls and scrumptious home baked cakes. Tea and coffee made with fresh spring water.

Children having fun

Tractors are still in demand, even at a Shire Horse Farm.

Happiness is these children playing in a safe and sheltered environment.


A pond in summer, where damsel flies hover and bullrushes raise their majestic heads.

Just the place for a peaceful picnic.

Picnic in beautiful surroundings
Staff outing 1926 style

After the cowboy show all the children do get to sit on a pony

Yee Ha!

Sadly we now have a family of only three shire horses - Bella (mum), Sunny and Rosie
Tony and Shire Horses

Tony and Ann Jenkins have owned the farm for over forty years and most of the horses and ponies are homebred. They have now retired from full time commitments and are opening on limited Sundays to help raise funds for various charities.

A souvenir DVD is available in our shop or by post at a special price of £6.95 + P&P. One pound from each sale goes to the Scarborough Branch of 'Save the Children'.

You can share in a real hands on experience whatever the weather. Plenty of photo opportunities are provided. 

There are Unisex toilets with a baby changing area, a large grass car park, and a disabled parking area near the farm. There is no access for full-size coaches; small coaches are welcome. Dogs are strictly limited to grass parking area on a lead.

We are situated on the idyllic North York Moors national Park Coastline Between Scarborough and Whitby. We are well signposted from the A171 Scarborough to Whitby road.

Admission Charges:
Adult: £5.50, Senior Citizen: £5.00, Child: £3.50

Family of four: £16.00. Third child in family and over: £2.50. Under two years: Free.

See details of our souvenir DVD

For more information about visiting Shire Horse Farm please use the contact details below.

Tony Jenkins, Shire Horse Farm, Staintondale, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO13 0EY

01723 870458 (+44 1723 870458)

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