World Horse Welfare's Belwade Farm

Wildlife, Safari Parks & Zoos

Belwalde Farm, Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5BJ

    Join one of our guided tours and learn all about World Horse Welfare's work at Belwade Farm.

    World Horse Welfare (Registered charity no: 206658 and SC038384) is a charity dedicated to giving abused and neglected horses a second chance in life.

    Visit World Horse Welfare Belwade Farm's to find our more about the work we do. We have a new visitor centre and Cafe is conveniently located just off the A93 between Banchory and Aboyne . The Farm is situated in a peaceful setting, boasting spectacular views from the Cafe of the surrounding area.

    Enjoy the fine taste of Royal Deeside cuisine in our Café, whether that is a freshly cooked lunch or a cup of tea and home baked cake.

    Whilst relaxing in the Café and visitors centre, you have the option to watch the horses being rehabilitated in our indoor school. Come along and find out more about the work we do to help the horses of today and tomorrow.

    What to do at Belwade Farm

    Join us in our visitors room and learn all about World Horse Welfare's work at Belwade Farm and our training programmes abroad.

    Participate in our guided tour at either 11.30am or 2.30pm Wednesday to Sunday for approximately half an hour to find out more about World horse Welfare, Belwade Farm and its residents. Please call in adavance to check availability.
     

    Whilst walking on our nature trails around the farm, absorbing the breath taking scenery, look out for Buzzards, Deer, Kite and Squirrels. During your walk meet and admire the horses and ponies that each have their own story to tell.

     

    What's on at Belwade Farm

    We will be hosting various eventrs through out the year, the list below details some of the events that we have confirmed in the diary this year.

    • Burns week 23rd -27th January
    • Valentines week (13th-17th  February ) with special eve on the 14th.
    • Mothers Day 10th March  (Bookings only)
    • Members Day 15th May
    • Farrier Competition 25th & 26th May
    • Belwade Extravaganza 26th May 2013
    • Second hand Tack and Rug sale date TBC
    • Horsepower 1st September
    • Clay Pigeon Shoot September TBC
    • Christmas Carols Mid - Late Dcember date TBC

    If you would like any information on these events, please contact us on 013398 85398 or email kirstenstewart@worldhorsewelfare.org.

    Gradings
    4 Visitor Attraction
    Awards
    Mobility difficulties
    Opening Times
    Opening times 2014
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    We are closed Monday and Tuesday's and open Wednesday - Sunday 11am to 4pm.

    We will be closed from 24th December and reopening on the 3rd of January.

    Catering

    • Lunch Available
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Tea & Coffee Available

    Domestic

    • Public Toilet Facilities

    Leisure Facilities

    • Indoor Recreational Facilities In our visitor's room we have films playing. The grooms will be rehabilitating our horses in the indoor arena which is visable from inside the centre.
    • Gift Shop
    • Outdoor Recreational Facilities We have a Farm Tour at 11.30am and 2.30pm, Wednesday - Sunday. Please call to check they are running on the day of your visit.

    Payment Methods

    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card
    • Cheque

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • Parking
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Children

    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • Smoking Restricted There is a designated smoking point in the car park.
    • Picnic Area
    • Audio Loop

    Location

    • Rural Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Young People
    • Dogs Welcome Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on the lead. Please clean up any mess left by your dog.
    • Children Welcome

    Road Directions

    Belwade Farm is located down a mile and half driveway just of the A93 Banchory to Aboyne road.

    Great care is required when traveling down the drive as it is used by the horses and grooms on sight aswell as our Neighbours. Please do not speed and pull over for any horses that may be on the drive.

    Public Transport Directions

    Belwade Farm is accessible by Car and is located just off the main bus route between Banchory and Aboyne.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

    Journey Planner

    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point

    General

    • Contrast markings on all glass doors and all full-height windows
    • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for visitors with limited mobility
      • all routes
      • Routes / pathways throughout the attraction suitable for wheelchair users
      • some routes
    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility
    • Good colour / tonal contrast used throughout the attraction e.g. doors contrast strongly with floors/walls
    • There is a visual alarm system
    • Clear signage throughout the attraction (e.g. colour contrasted, large lettering, use of pictograms etc.)
    • Lighting effective throughout the attraction for visually impaired visitors e.g. pools of light and dark areas are avoided
    • Where appropriate there is a hearing loop system [e.g. ticket counter/ gift shop]
    • There is an audible alarm system

    Cafeteria / Restaurant

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the :
      • cafeteria
    • Catering staff provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements
    • Menus available in large print [i.e.14pt and over]

    Parking

    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • flat, ie. without steps
    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
      • With designated parking for visitors with disabilities
      • Within about 50 metres of the attraction
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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