About Us

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Jimmy’s Farm

Share the Good Life

From exploring the Wildlife Park to eating our own farm-grown produce in the Farm Restaurant, there is something for even the most seasoned of adventurers.

Host to over 300 rare breed pigs the site comprises of a Working Farm, Wildlife Park, Adventure Play, Shops, Gardens, Restaurant, a Farm Shop and Butchery.    We deliver our beautiful free-range, rare breed meat nationally so if you can’t visit us, you can still have a taste of the good life.
We also host weddings, private parties, coach parties, educational visits, team building and much more!
Come and join the adventure!

Jimmy & Michaela started farming in Wherstead in 2002

Situated in the heart of Suffolk, Jimmy’s vision was to start a livestock farm using traditional, free range meat production practices rearing British rare-breeds. The Essex Pig company was born and, in addition to the working farm and butchery, is now home to a Wildlife Park, Restaurant, vegetable and flower gardens, Farm Shop and clothing, gift and craft shops.

Jimmy’s passion for wildlife and Britain’s countryside and farming traditions is evident. Sustainable farming and quality meat and food production is at the heart of everything we do at Jimmy’s Farm. Bring the family and share the good life!

Meet The Team

Jimmy Doherty
Jimmy DohertyDirector
Michaela Doherty
Michaela DohertyDirector
Stevie Sheppard
Stevie SheppardFarm & Wildlife Park Manager
Andrew Turnbull
Andrew TurnbullHead Chef
Daniele Aldegheri
Daniele AldegheriWorking Farm Manager
Tim Johnson
Tim JohnsonFarm Shop Manager

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Finding us…

We are just a couple of mins off the A12/A14...

Jimmy's Farm, Pannington Hall Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AR

Phone: 01473 604 206

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