Santa’s Grotto

Santa Grotto 2015-page-001Santa will be at Murton every weekend during December. We would love to see you here! £6 includes personal time with Santa and a present, entry to the farm and play area, the opportunity to meet some of our friendly animals and the chance to enter our festive competition.

Join our Team

Murton Fundraiser

Murton are currently looking for a Fundraiser to join our dedicated team.

Based in our office just outside Forfar, you will be responsible for all aspects of fundraising for the charity. Work will be varied and flexible and will include writing applications to Grant Giving Trusts, maintaining records, writing reports and organising events. You must be confident, flexible, an excellent communicator and show determination to achieve ambitious targets.

For more information please download the full job description.

Closing date for this position is Friday 13th November. Please send a covering letter and CV to or to our office at Murton Steading, Arbroath Road, Forfar, DD8 2RZ

Meet the donkeys and ferrets!

On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th October you will be able to meet our donkeys and ferrets on the farm.

The animals will be visiting the petting pen at the times stated below. Under staff supervision you will be able to get close to these mischievous and characterful animals. There is no additional cost to this activity. Normal farm entry rates apply.DSCN2547

Meet the ferrets on the farm       10.30am – 11.30am

Meet the donkeys on the farm    2pm – 3pm

Halloween at Murton

Friday 30th October – 6.00pm to 7.30pmhalloween-300x279

£5 per child. Suitable for Pre-School and Primary School Children

Come and join us for a fun evening to celebrate Halloween. Family fun games will include Gruesome Jelly Goo, Dookin’ for Apples, Dangerous Dangling Doughnuts and Make your Mummy a Mummy. The best dressed will win a prize but remember to be warm as activities will take place outside. A juice and creepy cupcake is included in the entry price. Stovies and additional cakes and treats are available for adults and children to purchase on the night.

Limited places are available so must be booked in advance and paid by Monday 26th October.

For more information please download our poster or contact us. We hope to see you on the night.

Name our new ferrets!

Would you like to name one of our young ferrets and win a year long sponsorship of that ferret?babyferret

This year our ferrets had a number of babies. We have 1 male and 3 female ferrets. We would be delighted if you would help us choose their names. They are all lively and inquisitive little animals and all polecat coloured.

If you would like to make a suggestion of a name please use the Contact Us page on our website or leave a comment on Facebook. If your suggestion of a name is selected you will win your named ferret’s sponsorship for the year. Winners will be selected on Friday 25th September. We look forward to hearing from you!


Our ferrets have now been named. We are happy to introduce Pumba, Eenie, Aurora and Squeak. Thank you for all your interest!

Murton Farm Babies


Our ferrets and guinea pigs have been busy this summer and would now like to introduce their new babies! Come visit us soon to see our latest furry additions playing in their pens with their brothers and sisters

Murton Farm Outdoor Tots

Murton Farm Outdoor Tots

Every Thursday During Term Time Starting 20th August. 10:00 – 12:00.

£3 per child (under 1’s free)

Come along and join the most exciting and adventurous outdoor tots group in Angus!  The group is suitable for pre-school children. For more information please download our Murton Tots Flyer  which also details the activities happening each week.

Dogs Policy

Please note that due to the fact that we have animals and wildlife on site, no dogs are permitted anywhere on any part of Murton Trust grounds at any time, except for assistance dogs..

Thank you for your cooperation.