News

Open day cancelled on 26/9/21, raffle will now be held on 16/10/21

We are very sorry to announce that we must postpone the Farm’s Open Day this Sunday (26/9/21). Unfortunately the weather forecast doesn’t look too good. We are sorry to have do this at such short notice, but feel that it is in everyone’s best interests. With Covid safety restrictions still in place it’s not recommended to have a large number of people indoors all at once in our restricted main barn space.

Raffle tickets will still be available to purchase at the Farm and also online (please send us a message on Facebook Messenger). The Raffle will now be drawn on 16th October, and Tombola tickets may also be purchased after Sunday.

Thank you for your understanding.

Farm closed 19/9/21

We have had to take the decision to close the Farm for today only. We are waiting on the Vet coming to attend to our animals and cannot have members of the Public present during this time. We’re apologise to those who were intending coming to visit us today.

Open Day on Sunday 26/9/21

We hope you can come and join us on Sunday 26th September when we will be holding our annual Open Day. Although it will be smaller than previous years, to allow us to spread things out safely, we still have a lot planned for it! Games, tombola, candy floss, bouncy castle and more – a great day out for all the family! This will help raise much needed funds for the Farm and allow it to continue to care for the animals throughout the winter. Every penny raised goes towards caring for the animals, and who knows you might even win one of our fabulous raffle prizes!

These are some of the prizes up for grabs, so why not pop along on the day and join in the fun. One of our favourite prizes has to be the glamper it includes hair curler, eyeshadow pallet, eyelashes and much more. For anyone wanting some tickets, these are only £1 per strip and can be purchased by sending a private message to our Facebook page here.

Raffle Prize List @ 11/9/21

Glamper (Ladies Hamper)
Himper (Gent’s Hamper)
Food Hamper

Help us through your Amazon purchases

Want to help make a difference to us while you shop in the Amazon app, at no extra cost to you? Did you know that you can use the Amazon Shopping app on your mobile phone or tablet to sign up for AmazonSmile and select Lamont Farm Project as your favourite charity?

Simply follow the instructions below to select Lamont Farm Project as your charity and activate AmazonSmile in the app. Amazon will donate a portion of your eligible mobile app purchases to us.

How it works:

  1. Open the Amazon app on your phone or tablet
  2. Select the main menu (=) & tap on “AmazonSmile” within Programmes & Features
  3. Select Lamont Farm Project as your charity (our Scottish Registered Charity No. is SC013875)
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to activate AmazonSmile in the mobile app

Improved access under Level 2 Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions

Since Renfrewshire moved to Coronavirus (COVID-19) protection level 2 earlier this week, we are pleased to advise that we can now allow up to 8 people from 8 households to visit the Farm outdoors as one group. Please note that the total number of visitors within the Farm’s environs are still capacity restricted. Under 12s do not count towards the total number of people or households meeting outside, but do count towards household numbers indoors. As a reminder, 6 people from 3 households can meet in an indoor public place. You can keep up to date on the latest COVID-19 guidance here.

We are now open on Fridays again!

We are pleased to advise that we are now open on Fridays. Our opening hours are now 10.30am to 4pm, 7 days, so please feel free to pop down tomorrow or any other day for a visit. The animals would love to see lots of smiling faces.

When you visit we ask you to please consider donating either by card (we have a reader) or in the cash donations bucket on the gate. If you could even consider making a small donation of £1.50/ adult and £1/ child (roughly £5 for a family of 4) then it would make such a huge difference to us. We fought long and hard throughout lockdown to keep our head above water, to be able to reopen earlier this month. We have succeeded, but it has been really tough. We had just enough funds to see us through to March. However, it was May before we were finally able to reopen again and by some miracle we got there. This has left us with a huge dent in what little reserves we had in the bank.

Due to COVID-19 rules we are not allowed to hold any Gala days or other fund raising events, such as supermarket bag-packs. Money raised from these events has always been what helped us get through the winter months and without visitors’ financial support we will struggle to survive another winter.

Your help will allow you and your families to continue to enjoy the unique experience that our wee charity has to offer. We know times are tough for everyone, but please donate whatever you can, thank you so much.

New check in procedure for Farm Visitors

We have set up a check-in QR code for Farm Visitors to use via the Scottish NHS Check In Scotland app. Please scan the code both when entering and leaving the Farm. This replaces our contact and trace book, and is safer and more practical to use. Links to download the free apps are provided below. Thank you all very much for your continued support.

For iPhone – https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/check-in-scotland/id1539185166https://apps.apple.com/gb/app/check-in-scotland/id1539185166

For Android – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=scot.nhs.nss.checkin&gl=GB