Farm Zones

Fairytale Farm is divided into six main zones: Huff and Puff for adventure play; Enchanted Walk for our fairytale sensory experience; Alfie and Friends, where you can meet our amazing animals; Jack's Yard, where you can visit Mouse Town, see our Snow White Garden (from Spring 2019), play in our sandpit and enjoy our Café and indoor play room; our brand new Wilderness Walk area (fully open from Spring 2019), where you can meander through a range of wildlife habitats and experience our mini world of seasonal senses along the way; and the gradually developing Fairy Dell area, with more features being added all the time.

There are loads of new attractions at Fairytale Farm for 2019. See our magical new Snow White Garden, with its life-size characters, Snow White’s Castle and the dwarfs’ cottage (opening Spring 2019). Try out our new-look musical dancing water fountains. And visit our expanding new area, called Wilderness Walk, which includes a range of plants and wildlife habitats, including giant vegetable patch, bird, bat and hedgehog boxes, log-piles, mini-beast hotel and worm-world, seed and nectar bar, bird feeding station and hibernation boxes. There is also a touch box and a giant vegetable patch, where you can grab a spade and get digging. You can also meet our three beautiful Shetland ponies, Hamish, Rupert and Dainty, in a new viewing area. 

Isometric map of Fairytale Farm

1. Jack's Yard

  • Coming Spring 2019 - Snow White Garden

    Snow White’s Castle, a cottage in the trees and some colourful characters bring this fairytale to life.

  • Mouse Town

    See a family of mice going about their daily business in our beautifully crafted indoor model village.

  • Giant Rabbit Burrow

    Explore this larger than life burrow and play in the rabbits’ kitchen.

  • Sandpit

    Fun in the sand for the kids while the parents enjoy a coffee or an ice cream.

  • Wishing Well

    Close your eyes and make a wish.

2. Enchanted Walk

Take a stroll along our Enchanted Walk. A sensory experience for all the family, this magical journey invites you to look, touch, smell and listen along the way. Here, you’ll find:

  • Fairytale Street

    Take a peek into the lives of some famous fairytale characters, including Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

  • The Mermaid Garden

    Meet our giant mermaid and her army of sea creature friends. Press a button and find out what they have to say!

  • Sensory Garden

    A place to touch, smell and see a variety of plants and flowers. Or listen to the hypnotic trickling of the water from our golden mermaid fountain while you see if you can spot our multi-coloured fish.

  • The Extinct Band

    Our band of crazy musicians are animals you will have never seen before! Listen to them play and join in.

  • The Giant's Camera

    See our larger than life camera and film. Have your picture taken by this enormous camera – and post your photo on Facebook or send it to yourself by email.

  • Activity Panels

    Move the rotating hour and minute dials and work out what time it is. Play our rotating ball maze and find your way to the finish.

  • Niagara Falls Water Play

    A natural environment in which children can experiment with water. Have fun with a water wheel, dams, water channels and water trays.

  • Giant Party Poppers

    You won’t believe the size of these party poppers. Press the button and hear them pop!

  • Musical Chimes

    Children will love to perform on the colourful, mellow-sounding chimes.

  • Dancing Fountains

    Press the button and watch the fountains come alive and dance to the music.

  • Light Fountains

    Marvel as they light up to create a simulated fountain show (on illuminated evenings).

3. Fairy Dell

  • Weather Wonderland

    Enjoy our fun, sensory weather area. Discuss ‘What the Weather Is’ and enjoying making rain sounds.

  • Weather Fairy

    This fairy can give you an up-to-date forecast of the weather in Fairy Dell.

  • Coming soon – Fairy Dell Village

    How many fairies can you see?

4. Huff and Puff

Burn off energy and have loads of fun in our adventure playground area – where kids of all abilities can:

  • Race

    a rubber duck along our pump-powered wacky waterway.

  • Climb

    our timber play structures and whoosh down our exciting slides.

  • Jump

    on board our giant combine harvester.

  • Explore

    our very own Storybook Castle – where fairytales can come to life.

  • Swing

    on the Nest Swing or on our fabulous wheelchair swing.

  • Bowl

    a ball into our giant skittles.

5. Alfie and Friends

Come and get to know all our animals (including our mascot Alfie the Alpaca) up close and personal! Our educational animal zone is packed with animals – you will be amazed how friendly they are.

Your children are certain to make a friend! Come and say ‘hi’ to:

  • Fairytale ponies:

    Our miniature Shetland ponies are perfect for little princesses.

  • The Two Little Pigs:

    Meet our two lively micro-pigs, who are keen to say hello. But mind your fingers!

  • The Two Big Pigs:

    Winston and Edgar are our two big Kune Kune pigs. They’re very gentle and super cute!

  • Curly coated Pigs:

    Are they a sheep or are they a pig? Meet our rare breed Mangalitsas.

  • The Four Billy Goats Gruff:

    They safely crossed the troll bridge and have settled in beautifully at Fairytale Farm.

  • The Donkeys from the Brothers Grimm:

    Can you make our donkeys smile?! ☺

  • Magical Rheas

    Gorgeous South American birds, as tall as your children, that were hatched here at Fairytale Farm.

  • Chicken-Licken

    Free-range and friendly, you’ll find several breeds of chicken including our fluffy Silkies.

  • Turkey Lurkie and Friends

    Listen to our turkeys gobbling, and watch the boys proudly showing off their colours.

  • Rabbit Walk

    Here you will find fluffy rabbits and sociable guinea pigs, all going about their daily business.

  • Geese and Ducks

    We don’t have a Golden Goose but we do have a friendly grey one! Find Mother Goose and her duck friends next to our pond.

  • Guinea Fowl

    Meet our gorgeous Guinea Fowl; they’re noisy and quirky – a joy to watch!

  • Mary’s Little Lambs:

    Fairytale Farm’s genuine lost lambs, now grown up and called Verity and Barbara!

  • Alfie and friends:

    Inquisitive and alert, Alfie the Alpaca and his friends love to watch the world go by here at Fairytale Farm.

We feature special animal handling sessions throughout the day, and there are several feeding times to watch.

Please ensure that all children and adults wash their hands when leaving Alfie and Friends. There is a wash station at the exit from the animal zone.

6. Wilderness Walk

Meander through a range of wildlife habitats and experience our mini world of seasonal senses along the way.

  • NEW – The Giant Vegetable Patch:

    Grab a spade, get digging and learn about seasonal vegtables.

Straight from the Alpaca's mouth

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