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Best Children's Farms In York

We've rounded up the best children's farms in York in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 29 York 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

Piglets Adventure Farm Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Towthorpe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Get ready for an outdoor adventure; meet, pet and feed goats, cows, donkeys and of course – adorable pigs. Make sure to stop by the Piglet Maternity...

The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe

  • York
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Fresh fruit, farm animals and a fun playground for the little ones - The Balloon Tree Farmshop & Cafe is a great place to visit on your day out w...

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...

Harewood House

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

You’ll find all sorts of activities at Harewood House - the big problem will be trying to fit it all into one day! Inside Harewood House, you can lea...

Temple Newsam

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Temple Newsam is one of the great historic estates in England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland landscaped by Capability...

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...

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

  • Leeds
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

You don’t have to travel out to the countryside to enjoy a day at the farm. Just a couple of miles from Leeds city centre sits Meanwood Valley Urban...

Swithens Farm and Play Barn4.333333333333333 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Leeds
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

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...



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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...

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...

Boston Park Farm

  • Doncaster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Get lost in Boston Farm Park's mesmerising Maize Maze, and spend your day with bouncing bunnies, cute calves, and one tremendous tortoise. This farm...

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...

Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(4)

  • Dewsbury
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

This is one attraction that’s full of flavour and the free entry makes it very easy to swallow! Charlotte’s Jersey Ice Cream is the tasty combination...

Betton Farm Visitor Centre

  • Scarborough
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

There’s something a bit special about Betton Farm Visitor Centre.  Spring is the ideal time to visit the farm. Meet the newly born lambs and piglets...

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...

Pink Pig Farm

  • Scunthorpe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Putting together an award-winning indoor play barn and the chance to meet animals is like jelly and ice cream for kids, making Pink Pig Farm a tasty...

Cannon Hall Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Brace yourself for a spot of sheep racing and plenty of year round events down on Cannon Hall Farm. Plan your visit around your favourite animal! See...

Wigfield Farm

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Wigfield Farm is training the farmers of the future and also opens its doors to the wider community. Come and look around a working farm and find out...

Playdale Farm Park

  • Scarborough
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Playdale Farm Park is a great day out for all the family whatever the weather! Down in the animal barn you’ll get to meet and feed alpacas, sheep, go...

Shepherds Place Farm5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Doncaster
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Shepherds Place Farm is the cheapest family day out around Doncaster! It opened in 2012 as a petting zoo that allowed children to get as close to the...

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