Best Children's Farms In County Durham

We've rounded up the best children's farms in County Durham in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 15 County Durham children's farms to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the children's farms we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

Find your perfect day out

Hall Hill Farm

  • Lanchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Fancy a fantastic family day at the farm? Look no further than Hall Hill Farm in Lanchester! From running wild on the adventure playground to feeding...

Broom House Farm and Forest Adventure3.25 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Durham
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Perched at 750 ft. with fantastic views over the countryside Broom House Farm and Forest is the perfect destination for some farmyard fun. The livest...

Hall Hill Playbarn

  • Lanchester
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Your kid will be as busy as a bee at Hall Hill Playbarn in County Durham. Take your family a farm park with tractor rides, handling sessions and lots...

Down at the Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Houghton-le-Spring
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Down at the Farm aims to bring the countryside and education together, sprinkled with a little bit of fun. This working farm was established back in...

Tweddle Childrens Animal Farm

  • Hartlepool
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Tweddle Children’s Animal Farm is an exciting mix of animals, activities and indoor and outdoor fun! Go out in the farm and meet the giant rabbits, g...

Wetheriggs Animal Rescue

  • Barnard Castle
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Giving unwanted or injured creatures the gift of a home is what Wetheriggs Animal Rescue is all about. It makes it a must see for all animal lovers!...

Bill Quay Community Farm

  • Gateshead
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Bill Quay Community Farm prides itself on protecting rare breeds and providing fun, interesting and informative activities for families. As a registe...

Newham Grange Country Farm4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Middlesbrough
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Newham Grange Country Farm is a great budget family afternoon out. Visit all your usual farm favourites such as cattle, sheep, pigs and goats as well...

Whitehouse Farm Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Morpeth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Whitehouse Farm Centre is Northumberland’s largest family run farm. Spend your day playing with and feeding a variety of animals, including cows, pon...

Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bedale
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

For an authentic, hands-on farming experience visit Big Sheep and Little Cow Farm. Get the chance to hold and feed animals such as chinchillas, goats...

Thorp Perrow Arboretum and Wildlife Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Bedale
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Thorp Perrow Arboretum and Wildlife Park is a mix of meerkats, falcons and the finest private collections of trees and shrubs in the country! Situate...

Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre

  • Thirsk
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Monk Park Farm Visitor centre is one of ‘Yorkshire’s best places to visit.’ Situated in the heart of Herriot country, on the edge of the North York M...

Spilmans

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Who doesn’t love a day out in the fresh country air? Well, head over to Spilmans (May - October), a pick your own farm with a play barn for little ad...

Abbott Lodge

  • Penrith
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Abbott Lodge is a working dairy farm which produces over 30 flavours of homemade Jersey ice cream, of which at any time a whopping 16 types are avail...

Nidderdale Llamas

  • Harrogate
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Nidderdale Llamas: a llama trekking centre, offering Llama Treks and Farm Experiences. Great fun and very unique! You can't ride llamas, but they are...

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