Swithens Farm and Play Barn | Day Out With The Kids

Swithens Farm and Play Barn

4 star Rating 4 / 5 3 reviews

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

  • Lamb at Swithens Farm and Play Barn in Leeds
  • Indoor soft play frame and seating area at Swithens Farm and Play Barn in Leeds
  • Indoor soft play frame at Swithens Farm and Play Barn in Leeds

Attraction Information

  • Children's Farms icon Children's Farms
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas icon Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Experience life on the farm at Swithens Farm and Play Barn near Leeds. Come and have an udderley good time, come rain or shine.

Grab some carrots or apples from the farm shop and enjoy feeding them to a host of friendly farm animals including cows, pigs – and resident micro-pigs Mollie and Mille – rabbits and ducks. If you’re lucky, you may even get to bottle feed the new lamb arrivals in springtime!

Head over to the paddock to meet Bilbo the Shetland pony and the donkeys, Millie and Mary – making sure to save them some apples! The indoor soft play is the ideal place for under 12’s to burn off some energy making the farm a great place to visit in all weathers!

  • Family friendly zoo with a real community feel
  • Slide, swing and climb your way around the Play Barn
  • Farm shop and family friendly cafe


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Onsite Onsite Shop
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


Swithens Lane, Rothwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 0BT, England


Click here to visit Swithens Farm and Play Barn's website
0113 282 8828

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Term Time
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

School Holiday
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00


General Admission
Play Barn
Kids: £3.00
Adults/Kids: £6.00
Under 3s: Free


More Information


The best- our favourite place!

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Grandma stormy . 07.11.18

I started taking my grandson to see and feed the animals. Bedore he was in nursery we went at least twice a week. I love the place the animals and the staff. We have always been made welcome at Swithens. So reasonably priced too. Currently grandparents just pay once a month as long as you show your receipt each time you go for the remainder of the month. It has everything you could want. From baby animals to a fantastic play area. We tend to feed the animals then go play. Logan loves the huge sand pit and the massive straw tower. There are cosy coupes and all sorts of other ride on or ride ins that are free to play with. Also a bouncy castle and trampolines. Cafe is great and food prices are reasonable. Service is quick and the food tastes good. There is also a garden centre and farm shop. Toilets are clean and there are stations all over to wash your hands after feeding each animals. Once saw a piglet being bullies and within 5 minutes Sam was there and moved it into an area with younger pigs. Always adding more and more. Pickles the cob is the latest arrival. I cannot actually tell you all the animals there but here are some: Cows and calves Pigs and piglets Sheep and lambs Donkeys and goals Ponies Llamas and alpacas Goats and kids Terrapins Meerkats Rabbits Guinea pigs Chickens and poultry Turkeys Ducks Carrots are available at 40p per bag. Also have additional things on such as pumpkin picking and carving. Other seasonal stuff also available. Xxx

animals not well looked after

3 star Rating 3 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 27.06.16

Been twice and both times been disappointed. Not a lot of animals and the ones that are there don't look very looked after. Food in cafe was nice but had to pay again on top of farm to go in indoor play area.


5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 21.03.16

Visited today what an amazing little find. This place was wonderful, meerkat, cows & calves, sheep & lambs, pigs and piglets - even witnessed a batch of 7 piglets being born, llamas, rabbits, chickens, outdoor play area, indoor play area, cafe, what a place to let children explore, catered for babies, toddlers, mums and dads and in our case grandma and grandad too. The staff were amazing, very informative when asking for info on the animals. Will be taking the time to visit again.