The Best Farms for Lambing Season

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Springtime in the UK is a lovely season, with blooming flowers, chirping birds, and adorable lambs in the countryside. If you’re looking to see cute newborn lambs, there are plenty of places across the UK where you can visit to see them up close. Here are some of the best farms for lambing season.

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Cotswold Farm Park

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Cotswold Farm Park  is a farm with plenty of lambs and other farm animals to see. The farm has a special lambing event from April to September where visitors can meet the adorable newborns and discover the joy of lambing season.

There are also opportunities to bottle-feed baby lambs by booking one of their lamb feeding sessions.

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Cotswold Farm Park
Guiting Power, Cheltenham GL54 5FL

Opening Times

April-September 2024

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Snettisham Park

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Snettisham Park offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience lambing season against the backdrop of stunning coastal scenery. It’s is a great place to see a lovely sign of Spring, the arrival of cute lambs of course! The farm offers lambing days during the spring season, where visitors can witness lambs being born in the lambing barn. Visitors can feed lambs and even have the chance to cuddle with them. Just adorable! This is a real working farm and is home to a flock of sheep,which give birth to an estimated 1000 lambs each spring.

Visitors can also join guided tractor rides around the farm and see the care for lambs that the farm offers. With a tearoom serving delicious homemade cakes, a children’s adventure playground, and acres of countryside to explore, Snettisham Park promises a day of fun and adventure for the whole family.

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Snettisham Park
Bircham Rd, King's Lynn PE31 7NG

Opening Times

March-September 2024

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The Big Sheep

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The Big Sheep is a popular attraction for families looking to see lambs up close. During lambing season, visitors can watch lambs being born via the special “Lamb Cam” and learn about the process of caring for them.

The farm also offers opportunities meet plenty of farm animals in the petting farm area including lambs, pygmy goats and guinea pigs. This provides a truly hands-on experience that kids will love!

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The BIG Sheep
Abbotsham Rd, Abbotsham, Bideford EX39 5AP

Opening Times

April-August 2024

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Swithens Farm

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The arrival of baby animals offers a delightful opportunity for children to get up close with cute piglets, calfs and lambs at Swithens Farm. Choose you session on arrival. You can feed both lambs and calfs at selected times throughout the day.

With a café serving homemade food and plenty of outdoor space to explore, Swithens Farm is a fantastic choice for a day out with the family during lambing season and to celebrate all aspects of Spring. Don’t miss the chance to see these adorable newborn lambs up close and experience the magic of springtime on the farm!

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Swithens Farm
Swithen's Ln, Rothwell, Leeds LS26 0BT

Opening Times

Lamb and calf feeding available until September 2024

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Lancaster Park and Animal Farm

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Enjoy bottle feeding sessions with lambs and meet the other friendly animals at Lancaster Farm and Animal Barn. The lamb feeding experience is available during Spring and early Summer. It takes place in the barn under the guidance of farm staff. An unforgettable experience for children to feed these adorable baby animals.

The farm also has a range of other attractions including children’s play area and a variety of fun rides. We recommend you don’t miss whizzing around on the Caterpillar ride!

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Lancaster Park & Animal Farm
Middleton Road West, Chadderton, Oldham OL1 2TG

Opening Times

April-June 2024

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So, there you have it. Our pick for the best farms in the UK to see lambs during lambing season. Whether you’re looking to cuddle with newborn lambs, watch them being born, or feed them, these farms offer a unique and memorable experience for visitors of all ages. So grab your wellies and head out to one of these farms for a fun-filled day of adorable lambs and farmyard fun!

Would you like to discover even more family farm fun? Then, you might like these blogs Best Petting Zoos, Farm Parks and Animal Experiences.

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