Walk Alpacas in South Wales
Walk with Alpacas Rates
If you're looking for a unique experience while in South Wales, consider walking alpacas with Ty-Coppi Adventures. Join us on a tour of our farm, you will start by meeting and feeding all of our farm animals; Horses, Balwen Sheep, Unicorn and Chickens.
We’ll then introduce you to our Alpacas. Alpacas are gentle creatures and we will teach you how to handle alpacas, how to pet, hand feed and then walk them correctly. We’ll embark on a short walk through our private woodland where you can spot a fairy house or two along the way. you'll get to learn all about these amazing animals along the way and leave with lots of facts after taking our fun Alpaca pop quiz.
What Are Alpacas?
Alpacas are adorable creatures from the camelid family, which includes llamas, guanacos and vicunas. However, unlike their larger cousin, the llama, alpacas are much smaller in size and are known for their fine, soft fleece.
These social animals have a peaceful temperament, making them great additions to farms and ranches as well as being popular in petting zoos.
With their quirky personalities and fluffy appearance, it's easy to see why alpacas have become a favourite among animal lovers worldwide.
What is Alpaca Walking and Why Should You Try It?
Alpaca walking is the newest trend in outdoor activities. It involves walking with these friendly and fluffy animals while enjoying nature's scenic views. These calm and gentle creatures make them perfect companions for a relaxing walk.
Alpaca walking is not only enjoyable, but it also offers numerous benefits. It's a great way to relieve stress, improve mental health, and exercise without feeling like a chore.
You'll also learn about the alpaca's lifestyle, the food they eat, and their habits.
Whether you're a nature lover or looking for a unique experience, alpaca walking is definitely something to try.
What You Should Know Before You Walk Alpacas in South Wales?
Alpaca walking is suitable for all ages and abilities
It's perfect for people of all ages and abilities, and best of all, you don't need any prior experience handling animals to participate. These friendly creatures are easy to handle, and a guide will be there to show you the ropes.
Walking alongside an alpaca, enjoying the beautiful scenery and fresh air, is a truly unique experience you won't forget.
You'll be provided with all the necessary equipment and safety instructions before you start your alpaca walking
Before you set out on your alpaca walking adventure, it's important to know that you'll be fully equipped and briefed on safety measures.
Don't worry about bringing your own gear - we've got all the necessary equipment covered. Our friendly team will give you a full rundown so that you're confident and ready before setting off.
Whether you're a seasoned alpaca walker or a first-timer, we want you to feel comfortable and safe every step of the way.
You should make sure that you wear comfortable shoes and clothing as the terrain can be uneven in places while walking alpacas.
Walking alpacas can be a unique and memorable experience, but it's important to prepare yourself with comfortable shoes and clothing before heading out.
The terrain can be uneven and unpredictable, so it's best to opt for shoes that are sturdy and provide good traction.
Similarly, avoid clothing that may restrict your movement or be uncomfortable in hot or cold weather.
Remember, the focus should be on enjoying your time with these adorable and friendly animals, so make sure you're prepared to do so!
What to Expect with Walking Alpacas with Ty-Coppi Adventures?
Ty-Coppi Adventures offers an unforgettable experience of walking alpacas through the scenic South Wales countryside.
We’ll start off by introducing you to our very own Balwen Welsh Mountain Sheep and give you all the facts on this Rare breed whilst you feed them their favorite treats. We’ll then take a walk through our farm and down to our horses where you can meet and feed their big friendly faces. You may even see some chickens and a Unicorn before we arrive at our main event.
Alpacas are gentle and curious animals that will steal your heart as you set eyes on them. We’ll introduce you to our resident Alpacas, Tupaca, Chewpaca, Alpaco-Rabanne, Alpacasso & Alpacacino and we’ll make sure you feel comfortable with each other by sharing some treats. We’ll tell you all about their lifestyles whilst you interact with them during the leisurely walk. Our guides will lead you through the lush green valley, allowing you to marvel at the stunning views and natural beauty around you.
Other Activities With Alpacas
Our farm is home to a variety of animals, from horses and sheep to even a unicorn!
You'll get a chance to meet and hand-feed all of our furry friends before getting up close and personal with our lovable alpacas. But it's not all just fun and games - you'll also get the chance to learn all about these fascinating creatures and put your knowledge to the test with our fun alpaca pop quiz.
Whether you're visiting with a group or young children, this experience is accessible for everyone, including those who use wheelchairs.
If you're looking for a fun and relaxed farm visit, then the Alpaca Encounter Experience is perfect for you! So come on down and let us show you the best of farm life!
After your visit to our alpaca field, take a moment to relax and enjoy a Cream Tea in our cozy tea shed.
With a hot drink of your choice, scones with jam and clotted cream, and delicious cakes, our Cream Tea is the perfect way to unwind and enjoy the countryside.
As you enjoy your tea, you may even find that some of our friendly alpacas come to say hello!
We cater to all dietary requirements, with vegan and gluten-free options available - just let us know when you book.
Alpaca Parties For Kids
Our parties are fully family friendly and designed for children of all ages. Children ages 5 and up can walk our Alpacas and we also allow babies in baby carriers to attend. We offer a range of exciting themes to choose from, including Fairy, Unicorn, and Alpaca.
Your little ones will have a blast meeting and petting our animals, which include Alpacas and even a "real" Unicorn for the Fairy and Unicorn themed parties.
We also provide fun temporary glitter tattoos, a professional children's entertainer, themed games, and a scavenger hunt in our private woodland decorated as a fairy forest for the Fairy and Unicorn themes.
Depending on the size of your party, we will split the children into two groups. While one group takes a lovely stroll with our adorable alpacas, the other group can show their creativity by decorating some scrumptious alpaca biscuits. After a while, we'll switch groups so that everyone gets a chance to do both activities.
The starting price for a party of up to 8 children is just £200, with an additional £25 per child. The maximum party size is 15 children, and up to 4 parents can come along for free.
We don't provide food, but you're welcome to bring your own snacks to enjoy.
Alpaca Parties For Adults
Grown-up party package includes a chance to meet, pet, and hand-feed our adorable animals, including the star of the show, the alpacas. But that's not all - we also have an alpaca pop quiz to test your knowledge of these furry creatures.
Afterwards, we'll treat you to a delicious cream tea. And since we know adults like to have fun too, we've got a bring-your-own-alcohol policy and a party barn waiting for you to dance the night away or just unwind after a fun day with the animals.
This is the perfect way to create lasting memories with your friends in a unique and unforgettable setting.
Other Activities By Ty-Coppi Outdoor Adventures
Canyoning - £50 per person
Gorge Walking - £50 per person
E-Biking - £75 per person for a 4 hour session or £50 per person for a 2 hour session
Rock Climbing - £50 per person for a 4 hour session
Mountain Bike Coaching Session - £35 per person per hour (with a minimum of two hours)
Learn to Lead Climb - £100 per person with a maximum of 2 people
Frequently Asked Questions about our Alpacas & Outdoor Activities:
Is it safe to walk with alpacas?
Yes, it is safe to walk with alpacas. Our experienced guides will always be on hand to ensure your safety at all times when walking with our friendly alpaca herd. We also provide you with necessary protective gear and equipment to make sure that everyone stays safe and comfortable during the walk.
Are there age restrictions for alpaca walks?
Yes, we do have age restrictions for our alpaca walks. To keep everyone safe and secure, participants must be at least 5 years old to walk our Alpacas but we also allow babies in baby carriers to attend the experience too.
Are there age restrictions for other outdoor activities?
Yes, there are some age restrictions for certain activities. For example, e-biking is suitable for ages 16+ and mountain bike coaching sessions are available for ages 12+. Please refer to our website for more information about each activity and its age requirements.
What other outdoor activities do Ty-Coppi offer?
Ty-Coppi Adventures offers a range of outdoor activities, including e-biking, rock climbing, mountain bike coaching sessions and learn to lead climbing.
How much does it cost to Walk Alpacas in South Wales?
To walk with our Amazing Alpacas it is £25 per adult & £20 per child. If you’d like to stay longer or add cream tea to your experience we can accommodate this at an extra cost.
Are discounts available for outdoor adventures?
Yes, we offer discounts for group bookings. For example, e-biking is £60 per person for a 4 hour session if booked as a group of four or more people.
Do you have experienced instructors?
Yes, all of our instructors are highly experienced and passionate about the activities they provide. Such as lifelong experiences with animals, appropriate rock climbing certificates and over a decade of experience in mountain bike racing at an elite level.
Do I need any special equipment to walk alpacas in South Wales?
Depending on the activity, some additional equipment may be required. For example, for rock climbing you will need to bring your own climbing shoes, chalk and harness. Our instructors can provide further advice if needed.
Where can I walk alpacas in South Wales?
Our Alpacas are based on our private farm at Ty Coppi, not far from Ystrad Mynach. We’re around a 20 minute drive from Newport, a 40 minute drive from Cardiff and just over an hour from Swansea or Bristol.
We operate many of our other activities across the Welsh countryside and beyond. We also have our own on-site skills area for mountain biking. Please get in touch to discuss further.
How do I book an outdoor activity?
To book an activity, please contact us via our website or social media pages. Alternatively, you can email us directly at email@example.com or phone us on 07527042067
Excited to join us & Walk Alpacas in South Wales?
Are you ready to experience the joy and wonder of walking alpacas in South Wales? Book your alpaca walking adventure with us today and create unforgettable memories with these charming creatures.
Simply fill out our booking form or give us a call to schedule your alpaca trekking experience. Our team will provide all the necessary information and ensure that your adventure is safe, enjoyable, and memorable.
Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to connect with nature and these amazing animals. Book your alpaca walking adventure today!