Wigfield Farm (7 miles)
is a working farm with lots of animals to see and feed. There’s meerkats, donkeys, goats, cows, owls, pigs, sheep, chickens, ponies, alpacas, rabbits, guinea pigs, rodent room and an aquatics room. We have an outside play area, a cafe and gift shop. We hold birthday parties and events.
Aston Springs Farm (7 miles)
Aston Springs Farm
Small family run farmyard and farm shop where you can feed hungry goats, pet Dolly the lamb or throw corn to their rare breed chickens.
Cannon Hall Farm (12 miles)
Cannon Hall Farm
Family run farm attraction featuring hundreds of animals with lots of babies always on show. Spectacular new adventure playground opening Easter 2011. Farm Shop selling home produced beef, pork and lamb. Toy and gift shop. Don't miss our famous home made pies in the delicatessen and restaurant.
Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground (16 miles)
Chatsworth Farmyard and Playground
The famous garden contains spectacular waterworks and you are welcome to walk, picnic and play here and in the surrounding park. The farmyard and adventure playground welcomes young visitors and families and has special activities throughout the season.
Matlock Farm Park (18 miles)
Matlock Farm Park
- is set in part of a 600 acre working farm, providing a great day out with varied activities for all the family. the park has a varied selection of animals to see including llamas, goats, peacocks and red deer to name a few.
White Post Farm Centre (27 miles)
White Post Farm Centre
- one of the biggest Farm attractions in the UK. A working farm growing every year that offers a fabulous day out for all the family.
St Leonards Farm Park (32 miles)
St Leonards Farm Park
A variety of friendly animals, some of which you can feed. Great play areas, especially the popular straw playbarn, with its tunnels and swing ropes and the small animal enclosure. Tractor and Trailor rides available too!
Floralands Farm Park (33 miles)
Floralands Farm Park
There is play equipment, a picnic area and a wide variety of animals to see and feed.
Wythenshawe Park Farm (36 miles)
Wythenshawe Park Farm
The Farm offers an exciting opportunity for children to learn about where food comes from and witness the hustle and bustle and all the elements of a working countryside farm within an urban setting. There is a play park and lots of other facilities as well.
Whisby Animal Centre (37 miles)
Whisby Animal Centre
A wide variety of animals for you to look at and feed. There is an outdoor play area for children under 8, a beach to play and build sandcastles for all ages, and an indoor ball pool and soft play for children under 5.
Animal Quackers Park Farm (37 miles)
Animal Quackers Park Farm
A family run business aiming to bring your family the fun and enjoyment of animals: hugging, feeding and interacting with all of the residents of the farm.
York Maze (40 miles)
is a seasonal family attraction, with mazes galore, sand and water play, slides, rides, shows, games, petting farm, pig racing, painting, fantastic food, and great gifts. It’s a great day out for the whole family!
Hesketh Farm Park (43 miles)
Hesketh Farm Park
Hesketh Farm Park is part of a 600 acre working farm situated in one of the most picturesque areas of the Yorkshire Dales; Bolton Abbey.
Smithills Open Farm (44 miles)
Smithills Open Farm
25 varieties of animal and you can get up close to them because they are all "nice and well behaved". You can even feed them, and hold them, if you wish.
National Forest Adventure Farm (44 miles)
Burton Upon Trent
National Forest Adventure Farm
- is open all year round offering exciting indoor play, outdoor play and farm animals. The adventure farm hosts many events throughout the year, including one of the largest Maize Mazes in Europe.
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm (45 miles)
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm
Wide variety of farm animals to pet, feed and observe; plus full size and play pedal tractors, indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Stockley Farm (45 miles)
Hop on the tractor and trailer down to the farm for some hands on fun! Visit the baby animals and join in at bottle feed time to give the lambs and baby goats a bootle of milk! You can also watch the cows being milked and see the bird of prey displays held on selected days . There are fabulous Indoor and outdoor play areas and the Willow Barn Tearoom.
Rand Farm Park (46 miles)
Rand Farm Park
There is a large variety of animals for you to hold, feed, touch and cuddle. The indoor heated play areas ensure the fun doesn't stop when the weather's bad + tearooms and outdoor play areas
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary (46 miles)
Only Foals and Horses Sanctuary
Open facility working to rescue vulnerable equines, giving them rehabilitation and treatment. A valuable opportunity for the kids to learn about responsibility toward animals.
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park (46 miles)
Thornton Hall Farm Country Park
Animal encounters, glorious countryside, make friends with friendly farm animals and take part in a range of seasonal hands-on activities and demonstrations. Climb aboard the 4WD Farm Safari to the Deer Park, hitch a ride in a giant caterpillar and let the kids loose in the Wizzick Play Barn. Join in with lamb and calf feeding daily plus Junior Quad Bikes.
Oak Farm Park (54 miles)
Oak Farm Park
Come and see the animals, groom the ponies, or just have a cup of tea and a slice of cake while the kids let off steam!
Tattershall Farm Park (55 miles)
Tattershall Farm Park
A friendly farm park with a host of attractions for all ages. Including a petting farm, adventure playground, zip slide, trampolines, an all-weather indoor play barn, restaurant and shop. Also specialise in children's birthday parties. The park provides a safe environment perfect for little ones.
Gorse Hill City Farm (55 miles)
Gorse Hill City Farm
A family friendly working farm, with the opportunity to feed and touch the animals. Play area, rare breeds, woodland walk, picnic area, small animals, education facilities, events, gardens and much more.
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre (55 miles)
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre
Our Farm Park Visitor Centre is located near Thirsk in North Yorkshire and is in the heart of Herriot Country and on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
Cheshire Farm Ice Cream (59 miles)
Cheshire Farm Ice Cream
Homemade ice cream, animal corner, adventure soft play and more: one of many fun family places to visit if you're looking for things to do in Chester
Big Sheep & Little Cow Farm (60 miles)
Big Sheep & Little Cow Farm
When you visit the farm, one of our friendly guides will show you around the farm so that you can bottle feed lambs and piglets, bath a pig, hold small animals, feed the cows and sheep and talk to the donkey (if Charlie the pony does'nt object).
Honeysuckle Farm (60 miles)
Seasonal opening family farm (March to September) with milking, cart rides, play barn, fort and homemade ice cream on sale to tempt you.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (61 miles)
Ash End House Childrens Farm
offer lots of friendly animals to feed and stroke.
Three Play areas, Indoor Toddlers Barn, Family Games Yard, Crazy golf and lots of fun activities for the children. Plus Jumping Pillow, Tractor and Trailer Rides and visit our new Falconry Centre!
Rushmoor Country Park (61 miles)
Rushmoor Country Park
All creatures great and small waiting to meet you and be picked up and cuddled! Large play areas, bouncy castle, ride on toys and tractors, plus pond walks and ice cream!
Windmill Animal Farm (61 miles)
Windmill Animal Farm
- offers visitors the chance to experience the every day running of an actual working farm while still having the chance to watch, feed, touch and play with animals + lots of play areas and miniature railway.
Rice Lane City Farm (64 miles)
Rice Lane City Farm
Rice Lane City Farm boasts 224 acres of countryside
and a wide variety of rare breed farm animals including pigs, red poll cattle, sheep, goats and ponies. Guests can also book ahead to take part in guided walks and talks.
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom (65 miles)
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
Shropshire based petting farm and zoo with over 150 different species of animal. Indoor and outdoor demonstrations take place daily including lamb feeding, sheep racing; meet the meerkats and egg collecting. The farm also has an indoor and outdoor play area, cafe and gift shop.
Forge Mill Farm (66 miles)
Forge Mill Farm
- is one of two farm visitor centres within Sandwell Valley Country Park. It is a working dairy farm where the main attraction is the herd of rare breed Hereford Cows.
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm (68 miles)
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm
Tam O'Shanter Urban Farm is home to a variety of farm animals, including pigs, sheep, goats, chickens and geese. It's a great opportunity for children of all ages to meet and learn about farm animals up close.
Greenacres Animal Park (68 miles)
Greenacres Animal Park
Greenacres Farm Park offers fun days out for children of all ages, including schools and playgroups, with lots of farm & zoo animals to see, together with rides, amusements, a licensed bar & pool and games room.
Betton Farm Visitor Centre (69 miles)
Betton Farm Visitor Centre
- the Animal Farm is a great place for your children to play and learn. You'll have a great time exploring the farm and paddocks, and getting to know all the animals. There is a large selection of toy tractors and other play equipment for both younger and older children.
Playdale Farm Park (69 miles)
Playdale Farm Park
The farm is packed with things to do to entertain your children whatever the weather. The huge indoor play area includes ball pool with toddler area, tractor zone, adventure trail and much more. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Yorkshire
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre (72 miles)
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre
Feed the friendly animals, hop on our bumpy Tractor Ride, explore the Straw Bale Maze, discover the 18th century working Watermill and play in our indoor Activity Barn. Come rain or shine, experience an action-packed, fun-filled day.
West Lodge Rural Centre (72 miles)
West Lodge Rural Centre
Handle the fluffy young chicks, rabbits and guinea pigs in Cuddle Corner and laugh at the antics of the pygmy goats on Goat Mountain. You can feed the ducks, groom a pony, watch and get involved in the ever popular piglet race! So much to do here!
Greenlands Farm Village (74 miles)
Greenlands Farm Village
You can pet storybook farm animals, ride a horse and trap, pedal a mini tractor (size permitting!), lark about in a straw play barn and picnic by the paddocks. We also have a 4 storey soft play centre for toddlers to 12yr olds to enjoy.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Blackburn with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.
Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed
So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in South Yorkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.
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