Beale Park's the place to be with fun, adventure, animals, gardens, play and activities on the banks of the picturesque River Thames. A great day out for all ages near Pangbourne in Berkshire. Our season runs from February 11th to November 4th 2012, during the season we are open 7 days a week. The Park caters for all ages with fun and adventure, animals and gardens. Discounted prices apply in low season as restricted services may operate.
The Folly Farm Centre is at the heart of Folly Farm, a stunning 250-acre nature reserve close to Bath and Bristol which is owned and managed by Avon Wildlife Trust. It is a very special place - a place to learn and explore, a place for inspiration, a place to lie in the grass and discover a new world.
It's a place for everyone. Whether you're seeking a conference venue, arranging a team-building event, going on a course or planning a wedding, The Folly Farm Centre offers you a unique experience.
Vernacular buildings - the houses and workplaces of past generations - are disappearing every day from the landscape. In the Chilterns, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on London's doorstep, the pressures are particularly great.
A kid’s farm for all ages. For a cool mixture of fun, play & education, Odds Farm is the ideal outing for families, schools, groups and birthday parties – essential adventure for kids of all ages – all in a safe environment.
Summer Goat Racing
Bottle Feeding Lambs
Millets is pretty much just a garden centre with a large shop and restaurant bolted on. However, it does have a well appointed adventure playground and farm animal walk with pygmy goats, alpacas, pigs, sheep and a couple of charming ponies.
Oxfordshire OX13 5HB
Telephone: 01865 391 555
Cogges has something for everyone. In the evocative farm setting, animals bring the site to life with noise and activity that will charm visitors of all ages. Come and see our gorgeous Gloucester Old Spot piglets, the pygmy goats, Indian runner ducks, sheep (including a new born lamb!) and our rescue chickens as well as the rabbits and cuddly guinea pigs.
Avon Valley Country Park where the combination of nature, attractions and stunning scenery ensures that the hours of fun are endless at one of the West's most popular family destinations.
And families can adventure together too: climb aboard the punctual 'Strawberry Line' - the longest five-inch miniature gauge railway in the West Country - stroll along an interesting walk around the winding river (with challenging obstacles for the children), have fun in a boat and many exciting activities in the extensive grounds.
Bath City Farm is a registered charity. They rely on grants, membership and donations to support the site and animals. They run regular volunteer days, school visits, education courses, after schools and holiday activities for young people and families as well as events and celebrations for the whole community.
Roves Farm is a 166 hectare, working, mixed, open farm, situated 3 miles north east of Swindon. And because it is mostly undercover, it's a great place to visit come rain or shine! Roves Farm is a 166 hectare, working, mixed, open farm, situated 3 miles north east of Swindon. There are lots of things going on for everyone, from the very young to the older generation.
Cattle Country in Berkeley, Gloucestershire is a great day out come rain or shine for children, and adults too. Best known for its indoor and outdoor play equipment, Cattle Country has a whole range of things to do and many animals to see. Whenever the park is closed to the public, private parties can be booked for exclusive use of the park.
bison handling pens
wild flower garden
Whether you are looking for a relaxing break, a stimulating weekend of new experiences, or wanting to learn a new skill, look no further than Lower Shaw Farm!
At Lower Shaw Farm produce organic and local food and enjoy good talk, or music-making and storytelling round the fire in the yard, by the wood stove, or in the Circle Garden.
Visitors come from all over the UK and from abroad, and the farm is also a valued resource for the local community. The mantra is that today’s stranger is tomorrow’s friend and that life is for learning at Lower Shaw Farm!
You could be forgiven for thinking that you were dreaming when you’re in the middle of Gloucester and you see cows or sheep running about. But for 13 years St James City farm has provided a taste of the countryside in the heart of the city of Gloucester.
At Studley Grange there are three attractions:
Studley Grange Butterfly World:
You can walk among some of the most beautiful butterflies in the World, flying freely against a backdrop of tropical plants and skimming over fish-filled ponds.
The Craft Village:
See arts and crafts being created
The Farm Park
Wher you can see geese, goats, chickens, pheasants, pigs, sheep and lambs (in season)
You can get close to the animals and feed some of them yourself with the feed on sale. Other animals you can feed with us; the baby calves are bottle fed in the morning and in the afternoon after milking and the pigs are fed at lunchtime.
Watch the milking and discover where the creamy white stuff you put on your cereal comes from.
Follow the farm trail around the fields and the mini woodland trail to spot wildlife. There are searches and quizzes to do every day to make sure you don’t miss anything – and a small reward if you get them right
The Wigginton Waterfowl Sanctuary and Childrens' Farm is the brainchild of Mable Warner, who converted the 22 acre site in 1989 into a sanctuary. The design and layout of the Sanctuary is designed around the natural features of the land and the existing natural springs system.
The Sanctuary, of course, encourages your responsible contact with wildlife, you can enjoy meadowland, hedgerows with wild flora and Wildlife ponds. Many native wildlife choose the site as their home including wild rabbits, birds of prey, frogs and newts.
The Butts Farm is a family run Rare Breeds farm. Join in all the activities and have real hands-on-experience. You can watch chicks hatching, cuddle the bunnies, feed the pigs, give lambs and goat kids their bottles. There are popular Pony Rides on Fridays and Sundays at 2pm and it is home to the Welsh mountain ponies with their beautiful foals in the summer.
The village of Bibury has been referred to as the ‘most beautiful village in England’ by William Morris and has an historic Mill, Arlington Row and the beautiful St Mary’s Church.
Bibury Trout Farm is one of Britain’s oldest, and certainly most attractive, Trout Farms.
The Cotswold Farm Park was established in the 1960s to protect and conserve rare breeds of farm animals and was opened to the public in 1971. Several rare breeds have been saved from extinction and the park looks after over 50 flocks and herds of British rare breed farm animals.
The park is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is run by Adam Henson, one of BBC's 'Countryfile' presenters.
A very hand-cleaning and biological fun day out!
feeding the animals (lots of them!)