Alpaca Trekking Experience

Please note that all Trekking dates until the end of August are now fully booked. Please note that we will be running only one trek a week through August (on Sundays), due to the busy nature of harvest on our farm.
We will be offering GIFT VOUCHER holders priority booking on our dates for September and October before they are released for general sale at the end of June. Please email and provide a contact number as well as your voucher code, along with your preferred Friday or Sunday date in September or October. We will get back to you as soon as we can.

Why trek with an alpaca?

Alpacas are gentle natured and inquisitive creatures, with individual quirky personalities and the softest fleece that you are ever likely to touch! What could be better than spending some time with these captivating animals, and walking with them whilst enjoying the peaceful riverside setting?

Trekking with groups

Our trekking experiences start off with an informative talk all about alpacas which includes refreshments. We will then go meet our male alpacas and we will set off for a riverside trek and through our farm and woodland, which will take between 45 minutes to one hour (alpacas can’t be rushed!) There are plenty of opportunities for photos and you may spot some other wildlife enroute!

Relax after your trek next to the lake

Once we have completed the trek, we return to the centre for some more refreshments and our Queenholme Alpaca Quiz to see what you have learnt! We also have some alpaca related products, such as socks, yarns and novelties for you to purchase.

There’s plenty of photo opportunities!

Our treks take place on Friday and Sunday mornings, and can be booked between April and October. The treks are suitable for children aged 8 years and over (sharing with an adult) and sensible children of 12 year olds and over can generally walk their own alpaca.

Walking through our woodland

You can either choose to walk your own alpaca on a trek or share an alpaca between two people. The choice is yours!

2021 Prices

Alpaca Trekking Experience – One walker and one alpaca – £30
Alpaca Trekking Experience (Sharing) – Two people sharing one alpaca – £40
Trekking Experience Spectator – Take part in the trek & refreshments but not walk an alpaca – £10
Alpaca Meet & Greet – Adult (over 16) – £10
Alpaca Meet & Greet – Child (5-15) – £7.50
Alpaca Meet & Greet – Child (4 and under) – £2

Please note that there is a small booking fee to cover administration costs
After booking, please check your Junk Mail folder for correspondence if you have not received email confirmation and an event reminder four days before your visit.

Alpaca Experience Gift Vouchers will be available for purchase again in the autumn of 2021. Due to many vouchers being unredeemed in 2020 due to the lockdowns, and being carried over to 2021, we capped the numbers of vouchers sold so that we could ensure that we could accommodate everyone this year. Apologies for any disappointment caused.