Visit Muddy Boots
Outdoor Play open – pre booking only.
We really look forward to welcoming you back so here’s everything you might need to plan your visit before you arrive, especially at this time of increased regulations. Please read through carefully.
Pre-booking is essential as we are operating with decreased visitor numbers to maintain a safe environment.
We ask that all visitor to adhere to current guidelines.
Please note tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged.
Season Pass holders 2020/2021
All 2020 season passes that were purchased before March 2020 are valid until the 30th June 2021. 2021 passes, purchased before January 2021 will be extended until the 20th March 2022. Muddy Boots season pass holders do not need to pre-book for their visit. Please note if you plan to come along with a non season pass holder they must book online.
Please do not come to Muddy Boots if you or a member of your group are feeling unwell.
Maintain 2m social distancing at all times. Children under 12yrs are not required to social distance from each other.
Please use the hand washing facilities and anti-bac that is available through out the buildings and site.
We prefer card or contactless payments when ever possible.
Tickets must be pre-booked prior to arriving and are non-refundable.
What is open?
We have a small takeaway menu running, but the cafe and cafe garden is closed at this time.
The toilets are open, mask must be worn while in the building including at the toilets.
The Farm shop is open, again mask must be worn when in the shop.
The extra, body zorb activities are not running yet due to the current restrictions. Pig racing is not running yet as we cannot hold an ‘event’ during the day. We look forward to welcoming new piglets soon.
All adults and children over 5 yrs will need to bring a face mask with them.
Muddy Boots Opening Hours
We are open all year round* weather permitting. We have a great re designed indoor play space as well as our outdoor play area.
Play hours: Monday – Sunday, 10am-4pm
Shop hours: Monday – Sunday, 10am-4pm
Takeaway cafe hours: Monday – sunday, 10am-3pm
Muddy Boots Price
Our 2021 Daily Play Passes are:
Muddy Meadows day pass (outdoor play)
- 1 year+ £3
- 3 years+ – £8.95
- Adults (13y – 64y) – £4.15
- 65 years+ – free
Daily Play Passes give you access to all outdoor play facilities in Muddy Meadows play area and The Coop play barn, as well as visiting the goats. Sessions are an additional cost.
Adults go FREE with 2020/21 membership pass holders.
BodyZorbing sessions are £4.50 which you can book in the Coop reception on your arrival at the farm. (Not currently running)
Slip and Slide waterslide, Will run through the summer holidays (weather depending) *we will not be running the slip and slide (Not currently running)
Tractor rides – our electric tractors are coin operated and take £1 coins. (We no longer have a cash point on site, if you are planning on using the tractors please bring cash with you)
Muddy Boots Location & Directions
By car: Muddy Boots is in Balmalcolm village, on the A914 between Glenrothes and Cupar. We are easily accessible from all areas of Fife, and quick to get to from Dundee, Kinross and Edinburgh.
By bus: We are on the X59 and X24 bus routes. The bus stop in Balmalcolm is a 2 minute walk to the farm.
By train: Our closest train station is Ladybank, a 30 minute walk from the farm or 6 minutes by taxi.
Muddy Boots Facilities
Disabled Access: All buildings are accessible to those with impaired mobility. Much of our play area is based on a hill, but should be suitable for many wheelchairs and also buggies. The Coop offers some viewing of part of the Muddy meadows outdoor play area.
Toilets: If you’ve got to spend a penny, it had better be an award winning loo – at least, we thought so. So we have designed the very best café toilets in Scotland for your visit, as awarded by The Loo of the Year awards 2012. Our toilet facilities include a large dual sided disabled access toilet, baby changing and a separate children’s toilet. The children’s toilet is such an attraction they sometimes don’t even want to leave! We hope you enjoy the facilities, it’s worth the wait. We have new facilities in The Coop to help you while at play.
Picnic Facilities: We want you to have a fab family day out – and a picnic is fun. We have picnic tables available in the outdoor play area. We’re afraid we don’t have any heated or indoor space for picnics, and don’t allow picnics in our café or in The Coop. We do sell takeaway hot and chilled drinks, crisps, cheeses, pates and bread in the farm shop, to supplement any picnic and have a takeaway kiosk in The Coop with hot drinks and cold drinks, ice-cream and kids lunch boxes.
Local Weather: We are nestled in the Howe of Fife and are often very fortunate with the weather at Muddy Boots because we are sheltered by the Lomond Hills. Check the weather here before planning your day – or give us a call and find out what’s happening here now.
Dogs: Well behaved dogs on leads are allowed in the play areas, shop and cafe. We ask that you respect other park users and clean up. We reserve the right to ask you to remove your dog if it is upsetting other customers. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
We have our own friendly golden lab, Berry. You may well spot her sunbathing in front of the shop or riding in the farm gator. Our new addition, Jura a golden cocker spaniel, may be found dashing about.
Our Great Location
- Only 10 Minutes from Cupar, Fife – See Map
- Only 10 Minutes from Glenrothes, Fife
- Loads of free, public parking on our grounds
- Café and Farm Shop – relax with some food and drink, and take some away with you too!
- Attractions for Kids and Parents alike, and excellent Facilities (have you seen our Award-winning toilets?)
- Postcode: KY15 7TJ