Alpaca Visitor Centre

 

Opening Hours

 

Summer opening is 10.00 till 16.00
1st April to 30 September
Last Food Orders at 16:00

 

Winter opening is 10.00 to 16.00
1st October to 31 March
Last Food Orders at 15:30

Alpaca Visitor Centre

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Where do Alpacas Come from?

 

All the information to answer the questions are on our website

Come and visit Mayfield Alpacas Visitor Centre

 

For just £3.50 per Adult, £1.50 per Child aged 3 to 13 (children under 3 go free) you can take a walk round the farm and meet the Alpacas and other animals. Along the way, you will find informative boards giving information about the animals that you will meet.

 

Discounts are available for family tickets and group advanced bookings. Call us today to discuss on 01142 630033

 

Mayfield alpacas is a great place to get up close to Alpacas and learn about Alpacas. Here are just a few things you should know about Alpacas.


  • Alpacas differ from all other mammals in the shape of their red blood corpuscles, which are oval instead of circular
  • You can graze up to six Alpacas on each acre of pasture
  • You can feed about 10 alpacas on what one horse will eat
  • With the exception of mohair, alpacas produce the strongest animal fibre in the world
  • Alpacas are the only animal in the world that come in 22 natural colours
  • Ninety-five percent of the worldwide alpaca population are white in colour
  • The young are called Cria
  • The females are called Hembra
  • The males are called Macho
  • The gestation period of the Alpaca is 50 weeks
  • Alpacas and Llamas make remarkably effective guards for new born lambs and poultry
  • The lifespan of the Alpaca is between fifteen and twenty five years
  • Female Alpacas are productive from the age of two years to a minimum of fifteen years of age