Appleton Farms

4 Waldingfield Rd.
Ipswich, MA 01938- Map It
Phone: (978) 356-5728

AAA Editor Notes

Appleton Farms is at 4 Waldingfield Rd. Founded in 1636, it is one of the oldest continuously operating farms in the country. Featuring historical structures and foot and equestrian trails, the 1,000-acre site is home to such grazing livestock as Jersey cows, goats and sheep. Hands-on exhibits and activities for kids are available in the Carriage Barn, while the Old House Visitor Center features a research library and educational displays. Guided tours are available.
Hours: Trails daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center Fri.-Sun. 11-3, May-Oct.; Sat.-Sun. 11-3, rest of year. Milking demonstration is offered daily at 3.