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Best Petting Zoos In Manchester, Greater Manchester

We've rounded up the best petting zoos in Manchester in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 8 Manchester petting zoos to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the petting zoos 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.

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The Garden House Marple3.6666666666666665 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Marple
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Home to ponies, pygmy goats, alpacas and lots more adorable animals, The Garden House in Marple is a lovely urban farm to visit with your kids. It’s...

Animal Quackers Park Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Bacup
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

A farm tour from a real farmer is just one of the things on offer at Animal Quackers Park Farm. Resident Farmer, Farmer Terry, will keep little ones...

Walton Hall and Gardens5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Warrington
  • Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Situated amid 32 acres of picturesque parkland and boast award winning Green Flag gardens which are great for a family day, not least of all because...

Acorn Farm

  • Liverpool
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Acorn Farm is a great value family day out that can be relied upon for fun and activity whatever the weather. There are lots of friendly animals to s...

Farmer Teds Farm Park

  • Ormskirk
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Farmer Ted is always happy to have visitors over at Farmer Teds Farm Park, come rain or shine! Meet and stroke guinea pigs in Guinea Pig Village. If...

Matlock Farm Park

  • Matlock
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

If your day-to-day life is a little hectic (and whose isn’t?) then you’ll definitely benefit from a slice of countryside tranquillity at Matlock Farm...

Hesketh Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skipton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

In the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, within 10 acres of greenery, is Hesketh Farm Park. This working farm has over 1,000 cattle, sheep and pigs. The...

Aston Springs Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Sheffield
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Only a baby, Aston Springs Farm has been open for just four years. South Yorkshire’s newest visitor attraction was developed to share a love for anim...



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