Rookery Open Farm (7 miles)
Rookery Open Farm
Offers a large pets corner, water-fowl area, pigmy goats, baby calves incubator hatching, two bouncy castles, miniature tractors, outdoor play area, undercover sand pit and go-carts! Largely under cover.
Old Dairy Farm Centre (7 miles)
Old Dairy Farm Centre
Lambing weekends in the spring, monthly country food fayres, and they have their famous and unique 'living manger' prior to Christmas.
West Lodge Rural Centre (15 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!
Thrift Farm (18 miles)
Farm with many animals to observe, children's play area, crafty woodwork shop and nursery. Inspiringly, all run by supervised adults with learning difficulties.
Thurleigh Farm Centre (19 miles)
Thurleigh Farm Centre
is a diverse experience with a huge variety of animals but also trampolines, roller blading rink, crazy golf, maize maze, pony rides, indoor and outdoor playgrounds, fire engine ride and pedal kart track, plus seasonal activities like bottle feeding lambs.
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm (27 miles)
Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens Farm
The sanctuary has a 'cuddle corner' where adults and children may handle baby rabbits, chicks, ducklings, kittens and new born mice and gerbils (when in season). A great place to take toddlers if you are looking for family days out in Oxfordshire.
Redwings Horse Sanctuary (28 miles)
Redwings Horse Sanctuary
Home to adoption equines Dylan, Felicity, Will and dinky pony Wensley along with more than 50 rescued horses, ponies and donkeys. A moral lesson and a fun trip.
Oak Farm Animal Park (30 miles)
Oak Farm Animal Park
Daily and seasonal acitvities to join in with on this totally kid friendly working family farm.
Gorse Hill City Farm (31 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.
Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre (32 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.
Hatton Farm Village (32 miles)
Hatton Farm Village
Farm Village with an incredible countryside experience for the whole family. Visit our farmyard animals, enjoy our daily programme of shows and events and leave plenty of time for acres of adventure play. With a changing line-up of seasonal activities we look forward to welcoming you time and time again.
Bucks Goat Centre (32 miles)
Bucks Goat Centre
Open farm featuring every breed of goat found in Britain. It also has a wide range of other animals, including llamas, wallabies, birds, reptiles, pigs and donkeys. A petting pen is available and an adventure playground.
Tiggywinkles Visitor Centre (33 miles)
Tiggywinkles Visitor Centre
Explore the good works of the animal sanctuary, with plenty of critters to visit, and other attractions including Red Kite Aviary, educational trails outdoors, nurseries and the World's only Hedgehog Memorabilia Museum.
Fairytale Farm (33 miles)
is a farm park with a difference, featuring an enchanted walk, adventure playground and our collection of farm and exotic animals. Everything is designed with disabled children in mind, but Fairytale Farm can be enjoyed by everybody.
Oak Farm Park (35 miles)
Oak Farm Park
Friendly farm animals; indoor play including bouncy castle and trampolines; outdoor play including more trampolines, slide mountain, pedal karts and sandpit.
Wimpole Home Farm (37 miles)
Wimpole Home Farm
Hidden amongst the trees, the Adventure Playground is a popular spot with those who love to climb, slide, scramble and swing, while tiny tots enjoy their own play area and mini pedal tractors. Rare breeds animals and seasonal events.
Umberslade Farm Park (40 miles)
Umberslade Farm Park
Young visitors have the opportunity to get close to a wide range of farm animals from the tiniest chickens to the statuesque Shire horses, with hands-on activities and play zones.
Church Farm (40 miles)
Walk round the farm and visit with the variety of animals, plus enjoy the woodland play area with castles and slides, they're free! You can also buy animal feed and pick up a map of where you can offer it out.
Ash End House Childrens Farm (42 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!
Pigeons Farm (43 miles)
Children's Farm with hands on daily activities where children really do get close to the animals. Feed the animals, collect the eggs, enjoy the indoor and outdoor play areas, petting barn, Jumping Pillow, bale climbing, and Gobots
Millets Farm Centre (44 miles)
Millets Farm Centre
A variety of interesting farm zoo animals which originate from across the world including camels, adventure playground, plus let the kids pick their own fruits and vegetables.
Willows Farm (45 miles)
Farmyard animals adventure play, fun fair rides, children’s shows, falconry displays and tractor rides, indoor adventure soft play too and seasonal activities.
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary (45 miles)
Island Farm Donkey Sanctuary
A registered charity which cares for and protects abused and ill-treated donkeys and other animals whom you may visit and sometimes pet and feed.
Cotswold Farm Park (46 miles)
Cotswold Farm Park
All weather facility with indoor play barn, ride-on battery operated tractors and self-propelled roller racers, whilst outside the pedal tractors give toddlers a chance of tractor driving too.
Farmyard Funworld (46 miles)
Small Farmyard with a large selection of animals, many friendly and able to be handled, plus feeding sessions.
Also Close Encounters sessions with reptiles and more. Plus several play areas and laser tag.
Odds Farm Park (47 miles)
Odds Farm Park
Meet plenty of furry friends, enjoy Animal Activities/Demonstrations and discover the Giant Indoor Playbarn! Guaranteed to give you the Ahhhh factor, there's stacks of animal fun and indoor play at Odds Farm Park.
Forge Mill Farm (49 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.
Stonebridge City Farm (51 miles)
Stonebridge City Farm
is an urban farm in the middle of Nottingham! Free to visit and open every day, with a number of animals both big and small; which you can feed, pet and handle; play park and picnic area; plus amenities such as cafe, shop and toilets.
National Forest Adventure Farm (52 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.
Belmont Childrens Farm (52 miles)
Belmont Childrens Farm
Kids can interact with the animals either in petting sessions or helping with their care, plus tractor rides available through the hidden valley.
Farmer Gows Activity Farm (52 miles)
Farmer Gows Activity Farm
Meet the Animals is held every day at 11 am and again at 2 pm, bottle and hand feeding of lambs and kids all year round, plus feeding the pigs and cattle, egg collecting, goat and ferret walking. A wonderful hands on experience and great fun.
Lee Valley Park Farms (53 miles)
Lee Valley Park Farms
If you want to get the kids out of the house and are looking for something that is fun, interesting and educational, Lee Valley has all of this and more! With lots of different farm animals to meet and others you wouldn't expect to meet: charming meerkats, cheeky marmosets, reptiles and llamas!
Floralands Farm Park (54 miles)
Floralands Farm Park
There is play equipment, a picnic area and a wide variety of animals to see and feed.
Roves Farm Visitor Centre (56 miles)
Roves Farm Visitor Centre
A full programme of events throughout the day including: Meet and Feed the Animals, Free Tractor and Trailer Rides, Children's Craft Sessions, Animal Racing, 2 Acre Willow Maze and Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Play Areas. Themed weeks during school holidays.A great family day out, come rain or shine.
Amners Farm and Minature Railway (57 miles)
Amners Farm and Minature Railway
Visit the famous farm for the lambing weekends and have a truly unique experience! Ride the miniature railway and enjoy homemade refreshments!
Hounslow Urban Farm (58 miles)
Hounslow Urban Farm
With lots of farm animals and cuddly pets to meet, including alpacas, sheep, goats, pigs, ponies, donkeys, rabbits and chipmunks, plus activities include owl displays, pig racing and animal handling sessions.
Freightliners Farm (59 miles)
Hands on working farm with animals to visit and adorable petting village.
Brooks Farm (60 miles)
Educational resource offering a working farm experience in the city with seasonal activities, plenty of friendly animals and children's activities planned during the holidays.
White Post Farm Centre (60 miles)
White Post Farm Centre
As well as meeting the animals and enjoying the walk in aviary, you can zoom around on go-karts, catch a seasonal show, do a little shopping or even pick up a new pet!
Hackney City Farm (61 miles)
Hackney City Farm
Hackney City Farm boasts a wide variety of animals on the farm - they keep as full a range as possible of traditional farm livestock and you can usually expect to see pigs, cattle, sheep, chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small animals.
Church Farm Stow Bardolph (61 miles)
Church Farm Stow Bardolph
Make friends with a wide variety of tame animals and experience all their young at close quarters throughout the season. Also play areas to keep the kids entertained
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park (62 miles)
4 Kingdoms Farm Adventure Park
is a farm park, petting farm, indoor soft play, outdoor play, nature park, wildlife encounters, adventure play, working farm, cafe, educational centre, rare breeds farm, adventure play, children’s birthday parties.
Boydells Dairy Farm (63 miles)
Boydells Dairy Farm
Provides a fun-packed and educational visit for children and adults alike. Try your hand at milking a cow or sheep, feeding hens, riding a donkey cart or outstaring a llama!
Mudchute Park and Farm (64 miles)
Isle of Dogs
Mudchute Park and Farm
32 acres of countryside in the middle of the Isle of Dogs to share with friendly furry and feathered creatures. There is also an outdoor play area in Milwall Park which is adjacent.
Deen City Farm (65 miles)
Deen City Farm
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource in SW London, open free of charge.Our aim is to give people the opportunity to learn from their visit or contribution to a Working Farm.
Farmtastic Animal Farm (66 miles)
Farmtastic Animal Farm
Get hands on with our animals, including alpacas, llamas, miniatures, farmyard favourites, birds as well as rare and unusual breeds.
Rays Farm Country Matters (66 miles)
Rays Farm Country Matters
is a great place to bring the kids to meet our farmyard animals, follow the farmer as he feeds the deer and meet mythical creatures in Fairytale Forest. Older kids can lose energy in the outdoor playarea while toddlers play in the indoor playroom.
Hopefield Animal Sanctuary (67 miles)
Hopefield Animal Sanctuary
is a child friendly sanctuary provides a safe haven to animals that need it. They include horses, donkeys, goats, pigs, chinchillas and Max the bull, who loves nothing more than being tickled between his horns!
Tattershall Farm Park (67 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.
Hobbledown (67 miles)
is home to more than 100 animals and adventure play equipment including towers, tunnels, mazes, a low ropes course, interactive sand play zone and aerial walkways. For the bigger visitors there is the daring Aerial Adventure Course and there is a 14,000 sqft indoor play barn.
Thanks for all the great things to do and Childrens Farms near Northampton 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
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