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Visitor Farm Open

We are delighted to open our visitor farm once again to visitors. From 29th August we are now fully open for visitors to the farm as well as the nature reserve and tearoom. For a limited time we are pleased to offer free entry to the farm to everyone to come along and enjoy a day out.

Our Visitor Farm and Tearoom are open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 4pm. We have limited seating in our tearoom but plenty seating and space for your picnic blankets over our picnic area. The tearoom has a reduced takeaway menu but soups, hot and cold filled rolls and delicious traybakes, cakes and scones are all still available.

The Nature Reserve is open 7 days and is free to take a gentle stroll round or let the little ones explore.

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2nd August 2020 – NO CARD MACHINE

Unfortunately our card machine has broken and we are unable to accept card payments today.

Please remember to bring cash for your visit.

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Nature Reserve

We have some exciting news to share with you all. Our Nature Reserve is opening!!

From Friday 26th June, we will be opening our car park gates from 9.30am – 2.30pm, 7 days a week.
The reserve is beautiful at the moment and our staff have been working hard to keep it maintained while we have been closed. So please do come along and enjoy a stroll.

We have taken the decision for the tearoom and visitor farm to remain closed at this time. We do plan for these to open in the not to distant future, but for now they remain closed.

**Please note there will be no toilets available or hand wash facilities across our site while the tearoom and farm remain closed. Only one bird hide, at the car park will be accessible until our site fully opens.

For anyone who has not had a chance to walk on our reserve before, it is free to access. Around half of the reserve is wheelchair accessible while the rest of it is a gentle walk with maintained grass paths.

Thank you for your continued support and patience at this time. Keep an eye out for updates on the opening of other areas of our site. For now, we look forward to welcoming you back to our nature reserve

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Newsletter

Subscribe to our Newsletter for the latest news and updates from Murton. It’s full of dates for your diary, what’s going in the oven in the tearoom and the latest work that is going on around the reserve and farm. There will even a little update on our much loved animals.

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Murton Closure

In line with Government guidelines we have decided to close Murton with immediate effect. Please note that this closure covers our entire site and applies to our tearoom, farm, nature reserve, tots group, volunteering, placements and all group visits. Our website will be kept up to date with any changes – please do keep checking in.

We know that Murton is used by many in our community as more than just a tearoom or leisure site and that our nature reserve and services will be missed by many at a time they are needed more than ever. We will work hard to re-open and offer services in a safe way, when we possibly can. Each area of our work will be reviewed separately and may open or start again at different times. We will aim to communicate clearly and openly throughout the coming weeks.

We will of course welcome your emails and social media messages during this time, however our phone line will not be monitored until further notice.

As a charity, this has been a very difficult decision to make, but made easier knowing that we have always been so wonderfully supported by of our community. We do hope you all keep safe and well and that we are able to all come together again at Murton very soon.

From all the team at Murton, Alison, Rob, Al, Peter, Irene, Louise, Shaun, Linda, Jill, Sheila, Eilidh, Danny, Kyle, Molly, Eve, Grace, Anna, Maisie and all our volunteers.

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Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

We know that you will have been monitoring the news about COVID-19 (Coronavirus). We are too, and want to reassure our customers that we hope to keep Murton open through this time of real uncertainty.

Our nature reserve remains the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy nature, our farm is a wonderful place to enjoy with your family and our tearoom provides delicious home-baking and light lunches.

We would like Murton to continue to be a site that is safe to be enjoyed by all our community. If you are unwell or are showing signs of the virus – please stay home. Follow government guidelines as they are announced to keep yourself and Murton safe, we will certainly be doing the same.

We hope to see you all at Murton very soon.

Alison and all the team at Murton.

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Murton Trust Annual General Meeting

Murton Trust will hold their Annual General Meeting on the Thursday 16th January. It will be held in the classroom at the Steading at 10am.

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Additional date added due to popular demand!

Festive Willow Workshop at Murton!

Learn the techniques to make a willow tree, a fun addition to the Christmas table, and willow stars and deer to decorate your home.

There will also be the opportunity to learn which materials can be harvested from local hedgerows to add a splash of colour and texture in this all-festive themed workshop!

Limited spaces. Booking essential.

Email wovenwillow@gmail.com or direct message Rachel on Facebook to book.

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Flourishing Destinations – Community Led Tourism

A short video detailing the LEADER Cooperation project between Angus in Scotland, Meetjesland in Belgium and Bazinul Dornelor in Romania. In each area we hope to develop a flourishing visitor economy that benefits the whole community.

Murton is delighted to be a delivery partner in Angus for this project.

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Angus Rural Roadshow at Murton

We are delighted that Business Gateway Tayside, Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce and Angus Council chose our tearoom as one of their host venues as part of their Angus Rural Roadshow!  Come along to get business support, advice and information. It also an opportunity to network and find out about other local businesses, events and training.

Drop in on to our Tearoom Wednesday 13 November – 10.00am to 4.30pm