Parties & Private Functions2017-09-13T10:56:16+00:00

Parties & Private Hire

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Children’s Birthday Parties

Our Birthday parties are led by Jimmy’s Farm staff so you can relax and enjoy yourself and let the kids enjoy the fun of the farm! You have exclusive use of our wonderful Round House for your party, a truly magical place to be!! Your party will last 2 1/2 hours and include activities on the farm and lunch. Morning (10:15am), and afternoon slot (2.00pm) are available on a Saturday or Sunday and during School Holidays mid-week. Suitable for 4 to 9 year olds. We would advise booking 6-8 weeks in advance to avoid disappointment.

 What will your party include?

  • Invitations
  • Farm park entry
  • Farm park tour & animal petting
  • Bag of animal feed
  • Den Building
  • Woodland Walk
  • Adventure playground and bouncy pillow
  • Children’s food and drink
  • Party bags (Optional Extra)
  • Face Painting with Wild Raspberry (Optional Extra)


Cost per child £14.00 (£140 minimum charge)

Up to 10 adults can accompany the birthday group, at no extra charge. All other adults and children (siblings) wishing to go through to the farm park will be added to your invoice. Our Restaurant, field kitchen, and shops will be open during your party for adults who would like to stay on site but not with the party.

A £70.00 deposit is required at booking (nonrefundable) – balance payable on day of party


Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours before the date of the party; otherwise there will be a charge of 50% (deposit)

What will you do?

  • Farm park tour & animal petting
  • Den Building
  • Adventure playground and bouncy pillow
  • Fishing with Dolly (weather dependant)

Following their party the children will be able to enjoy the adventure playground or get busy in the sand pit! Why not coincide your party with a visit to the Farm Park and the Woodland Walk (In the Summer, you may also visit the wonderful Butterfly House).

Face Painting

Our lovely friends at Wild Raspberry are able to offer face painting for an additional charge of £3.75 per child (minimum spend of £30.00).


Party Platters will be served with a Selection of Sandwiches, Sausage Rolls, Chocolate Bites, Cookies and Fruit. (This menu may vary).

This is a set menu, with no options for changing items the sandwiches will include vegetarian options.

Please make us aware of any dietary requirements prior to your visit. We will try our best to cater for any special dietary requirements.

You may bring along a birthday cake or this may be ordered from the Chefs , prices start from £25.00. (Chocolate or Victoria Sponge)

Our restaurant and field kitchen will be open for the grown-ups to enjoy a slice of cake and a cup of tea.

Party Bags

Party bags contains an activity sheet, a animal mask, pencil and notepad. Party bags are left open if you wish to add any extras on the day.

On the Day

Please meet your party supervisor at the roundhouse (opposite Joules) just prior to your party start time and have a lovely day.

Other details

Jimmy’s farm cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage to clothing or belongings. The Round House is not locked during the party and as such parents are responsible for ensuring that belongings are safe.

All of our birthday party staff are trained and DBS checked. There is always a first aider on site.

Please ensure that the children are dressed for the weather conditions, the party will only be cancelled if the weather is deemed dangerous, ie thunder and lightning. We would suggest wellies and waterproofs for rainy conditions

How to book

To book your party and for more information contact Jeanette on 01473 604206, or email [email protected].

Battlefield Live

At Battlefield LIVE Jimmy’s Farm, we offer the perfect birthday party experience that is NOT Paintball or tame Laser Tag; this is the real thing. We specialise in birthday parties with a realistic military combat experience, using the latest infrared weapon technology. Suitable from age 7 and upwards, Battlefield LIVE offers an exciting and totally safe, no bruises, no pain, just fun outdoor experience.

Choose the Battlefield Live combat experience for your child’s party and all their friends will be talking about it at school for weeks to come.  One thing is for sure if you host a Battlefield Live activity party for your child all their friends will want one soon after.

Set in the Jimmy’s Farm woods, with delicious party food afterwards to refuel!

Also adult family members can join in the fun!!  Watch out for competitive parents!


Cost from only £17.50 per person (£23 with food)  – minimum of 10 players.

What is included in the package?

Special team missions geared to suit the age of your group

Camouflage gear and camo face paint

A state-of-the-art Battlefield Sports gun for every player

Trained marshalls on hand to ensure great games and safety

Kids tea of hot dog & chips or veggie-burger & chips – £6.50 per child.

Jugs of squash for thirsty players

Birthday cakes can be ordered at a cost of £25 with a choice of chocolate or Victoria Sponge.

Food will be served in the field kitchen and children will eat outside, like true soldiers!

Parents are however more than welcome to book a table in the restaurant if preferred.  Please call 01473 604 206 to book.

Dietary Requirements

We will make every effort to cater for all your guests dietary requirements. It is vitally important that we are made aware of these requirements, especially severe allergies, as early as possible.

We will always endeavor to fulfil any requests but we cannot always guarantee all of these. For example we can provide a nut free menu but we cannot guarantee a totally ‘nut free’ environment.

How to book

To book your Battlefield Live party or ask more questions, please contact [email protected] or call Tel. 01284 336400.

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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


Due to a wedding on Saturday 19th January, last orders in Jimmy's Restaurant will be at 14.15pm.