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Alpaca Walking

 

Prices | Summary of Dates | Programme | Testimonials | Greetings Cards | Terms & Conditions

 

Book Alpaca Walking online

 

Please note we are not an open farm and alpaca walks are only available on set dates. 

 

 

We offer a fabulous Alpaca walking experience in the East Hertfordshire countryside, a fantastic present or a treat for yourself. A really different experience for that animal/alpaca mad friend or relative. 

There are two options....you can have your own alpaca for the entirety of the walk OR share an alpaca with a friend – you and your friend can take turns leading your alpaca during the walk.  Note: the age limit for walking our alpacas is 10 years. Children aged 10-15 years must walk with an adult i.e. they must choose the sharing option.

 

If you would like to get a feel of the Yew Tree alpaca walks from previous customers take a look at our facebook reviews - facebook.com/yewtreealpacas

 

 

Prices 

    

The price of our walks depends on what drink/food option you have after your walk, the walk part is the same for all options;

 

+ Refreshments: £30 to walk your own alpaca, £40 to share

 

+ Homemade Cream Tea: £38 to walk your own alpaca, £56 to share with homemade cream tea for two

 

+ Sparkling Cream Tea: £46 to walk your own alpaca, £72 to share with sparkling cream tea

 

 

Cream TeaCream Teas & Sparkling Cream Teas

 

Home made Cream Teas are made in the Yew Tree kitchen and include home made scones clotted cream and strawberry jam, homemade Victoria Sponge and another home made bake/cake

Sparkling Cream teas include all the above PLUS up to two glasses of prosecco and fresh strawberries.

 

 

 
Gift Box

Gift Box


If you are buying for a gift why not add the walking gift box, something a bit more special than just giving the order confirmation.

The gift box contains:

 

  • Gold A5 gift box
  • Gift bow
  • Colour A5 ‘alpaca walking’
  • Colour A5 ‘About us’
  • Programme for the day (will have the date you have booked)
  • Alpaca walking greeting card


£5.75

Please note the gold gift box will be sent flat with the above items it is very easy to fold up into the box when you receive. If you would like it sent direct as a box you will have to buy another item to add postage as the box then has to go as a parcel

 

Add Gift Box to your Basket here

 

 

 

Age Limits

 

Minimum 10 yrs

 

10-15 years must share with adult (i.e book the sharing option)

 

 

 

Summary of Dates  
 

Please check which date you’d prefer then  Book Alpaca Walking online

  

There are still a few places available for our January 2021 walks. More details can be found herePlease note: there are no walks in February or March each year.

 

APRIL

Sat 3rd (Easter Saturday) 10am

+ Refreshments

1 place remaining

Sat 3rd (Easter Saturday) 2pm

+ Cream Tea FULLY BOOKED

Thurs 8th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 8th 2pm

+ Cream Team

Sat 10th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 10th 2pm

+ Cream Tea fully booked

Thurs 22nd 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 22nd 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 24th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 24th 2pm

+ Cream Tea - 1 alpaca place remaining

JUNE

  Thurs 3rd 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 3rd 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 5th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 5th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thurs 10th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 10th 2pm

+ Sparkling Cream Tea

Sat 12th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 12th 2pm

+ Sparkling Cream Tea

Sat 26th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 26th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

 

 

 

 

MAY

Thurs 6th 10am

+ Refreshments

 

Thurs 6th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

 

Sat 8th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 8th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thurs 13th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 13th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 15th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 15th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 29th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 29th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

JULY

Thurs 1st 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 1st 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 3rd 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 3rd 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thurs 8th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 8th 2pm

+ Sparkling Cream Tea

Sat 10th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 10th 2pm

+ Sparkling Cream Tea

Thursday 22nd July - Alpaca Trek
11am start inc lunch

Sat 24th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 24th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

AUGUST

Thurs 5th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 5th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 7th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 7th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thurs 12th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 12th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 14th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 14th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thursday 26th - Alpaca Trek

11am start inc lunch

Sat 28th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 28th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

SEPTEMBER

Thurs 2nd 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 2nd 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 4th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 4th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thurs 9th 10am

+ Refreshments

Thurs 9th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Sat 11th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 11th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

Thursday 16th - Alpaca Trek

11am start inc lunch

Sat 18th 10am

+ Refreshments

Sat 18th 2pm

+ Cream Tea

 

 

 

 


Check out our programme below…

 

  • Alpaca WalkingShort talk on alpacas and the background to Yew Tree Alpacas
  • Guidance and advice on handling and walking your alpaca
  • Practice mini walk around our field- get to know your alpaca and get confidence before going out on the walk
  • Alpaca walk in the lovely East Herts countryside on local footpaths and tracks
  • Walk duration approx. 40-45 minutes (incl practice walk)
  • Return alpaca to their field feed carrots as a thank you, photo opps then remove headcollars say goodbye
  • Back to base for tea, coffee & biscuits (or home made cream tea or sparkling cream tea)
  • Chance to buy Yew Tree alpaca yarns & other alpaca products
 

 

Please ensure you read our Terms & Conditions before you book. Click here for details.

 

 

Testimonials

 

These lovely comments are from some of visitors .....

 

Hi Penny & Steven, just a quick note to say thank you both for a truly enjoyable afternoon we both had with you both, all the alpacas and of course Isaacs. I have wanted a walk with them for years and it was well worth waiting for. We very much want to come again so keeping my fingers crossed.
Maggi, Hitchin

 

 

I just wanted to say a big thank you for this morning, my son had a brilliant time, we all enjoyed it. Your alpacas are lovely animals all with their own characters! I can see why you keep them. I'm sure we will be back at some point.
Lisa, Welwyn

 

What an absolutely brilliant experience. We both enjoyed it very much and hope to return to do another walk with you soon.

Katie

 

 

Booking and prepayment are essential to secure a place.


Book online or by telephoning 01763 848257 or send a cheque with your name and full contact details to: Yew Tree Alpacas, Anstey, Herts. SG90DA

 

Book Alpaca Walking online

 

 

 

Alpaca Greetings Cards

 

We also offer a range of greetings cards featuring some of our young baby alpacas. You can purchase singly or in set of 3, 4 or 5 which gives a saving of 25p per card .

 

Buy Greeting Cards

 

 

Terms & Conditions

 

Please note the following terms & conditions regarding Yew Tree Alpacas, Alpaca Walking

 

  • We can take a maximum of 10 alpacas on the walk and a minimum of 6. If the bookings fall below 6 then we will offer an alternative date or your money back.
  • When walking out in the countryside we have two Yew Tree personnel on foot at the front and back of the alpacas for extra safety and security.
  • Children are welcome 10 years and above. They can share an alpaca with an adult but the accompanying adult must be 16 years or above. Note you cannot book 1 person, 1 alpaca option for a child under 16 yrs.
  • Children accompanying an adult (sharing an alpaca) must be 10 yrs and over.
  • Note if you book just 1 adult 1 alpaca option we assume you will be attending alone. If it is only you who wants to do the walk and your partner isn't interested then you book the shared option and you do all the walking with our alpaca
  • If you come with someone who has not booked, they should either drop you off and return later or wait in the car. There is no waiting area on site for those who have not booked.
  • There is no discount on the two person price if the child is one of the pair
  • Our all inclusive price includes the initial talk, advice and guidance on handling, the alpaca walking experience both in our fields and out in the countryside and tea/coffee biscuits (or cream tea depending on option selected) at the end of the walk.
  • On booking you will receive confirmation by email within 48 hrs. Approx 5-7 days before the event you will receive the detailed programme and info about what to wear and what to expect.
  • Date changes cost £10 per booking up to 14 days before the date of your walk (payable on the day of your walk). It is not feasible to change to another date within 14 days of your walk.
  • Cancellation 14 or more days prior to the event 50% refund. Within 14 days no refund.
  • If some or all of your group do not attend on the day there are no refunds.
  • Please note the duration of the alpaca walk is approx. 45 to 50 minutes on local footpaths and bridleways with some uneven ground. The whole event is 2-2.25hrs. if you are a slow walker, unsteady on your feet or have an injury which impacts on your walking ability, then the walk will not be suitable. You must also be able to use both hands to hold the lead rope when walking your alpaca, if you cannot do this then the alpaca walk is not suitable for you.
  • Alpacas can be scared or surprised by sudden sounds/movement this means that it is possible your alpaca may suddenly pull or shy during the walk. This is not common/usual but it is possible. You must be confident that you have the strength to hold the alpaca if he suddenly pulls forward during the walk.
  • If you are not sure then please telephone us and we will advise whether the walk is suitable or rather our alpaca adventure may be more suitable.

 

 

 

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Testimonials

Thank you so much for providing such an enjoyable afternoon. The Alpacas were so biddable and really gorgeous to look at. Jane was absolutely smitten by them and their glorious fleece.

Charles, Royston