Sleeping Beauty comes to Fairytale Farm

The magical fairytale character Sleeping beauty has arrived at Fairytale Farm in a new display on our Fairytale Street. You can see her peacefully sleeping in her beautiful castle awaiting her prince. We have also opened the Hansel and Gretel scene, which pictures the moment when the witch climbs inside the oven to show Gretel how it is done.

The sets have been designed and built by theatre designer, Rhyannon Richardson, and have taken several months of design, preparation and construction. They opened for the first time on Easter Saturday and were an instant hit with our visitors.

Easter Monday is your last chance to visit the Easter Bunny in the Giant Rabbit Burrow. The Burrow is open from 10am to 4.30pm on Easter Monday (with a lunch break), so come and visit, meet the Bunny, listen to a lovely Easter story and come away with a golden egg.

News item added 20 April 2014

Giant Rabbit Burrow Open!

Our Giant Rabbit Burrow is open all through the Easter Weekend, until 4.30pm on Easter Monday, so come along and meet the Easter Bunny. Visitors can explore this indoor Burrow, meet the Easter Bunny, listen to the Bunny telling an Easter story and every child will receive a full size Easter egg.

The Burrow was incredbly popular on Good Friday, but queues were never longer than 10 minutes, so come along at any time on Easter Saturday, Sunday or Monday and enjoy the fun.

There is lots more to do at Fairytale Farm this Easter, including an Easter Egg Hunt and a chance for kids to colour our Easter pictures. All the other Fairytale Farm attractions are available including our new Rubber Duck Race, which has been proving extremely popular since it opened.

We are open 10am to 5pm every day until 2nd November and we hope to see you soon!

News item added 19 April 2014

Easter fun at Fairytale Farm

Fairytale Farm opens daily again from 5 April 2014 for lots of Easter fun. All the usual attractions are open, including the Enchanted Walk with its water play area, Huff and Puff adventure playground and Alfie & Friends animal zone. We will be holding our popular 'Walking with Alpacas' events throughout the Easter holidays, except the Easter weekend itself, when we will be having a special event.

Over the Easter weekend, visitors will be able to step inside our new giant rabbit burrow and listen to our Easter bunny telling a special Easter tale, and every child will receive an Easter egg. We also have other Easter activities running over the weekend, including an Easter egg hunt.

Fairytale Farm owner Nick Laister says: "We wanted to do something different over the Easter weekend at Fairytale Farm and we think we have come up with something that younger children will love. Our visitors can enter our new rabbit burrow and meet a giant Easter rabbit. The rabbit will be telling a lovely Easter tale and giving away Easter eggs to every child that visits. There are lots of other Easter-related activities for our visitors to enjoy, including an Easter egg hunt. And everything is accessible for those with disabilities."

The Easter event runs from 18th to 21st April (Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday inclusive). Open 10am to 5pm. The rabbit burrow has an extra charge of £3 per child, which includes the burrow visit, Easter story and an Easter egg. More details below.

News item added 16 March 2014

Now open daily with new attractions

Fairytale Farm is now open every day until 2nd November 2014.

We have lots of new things to see, including our brand new attraction: Rubber Duck Racing (pictured right). Challenge your family to a test of duck racing skill in this free new activity. Place your ducks on the starting line and race along our pump-powered wacky waterway. And play as many times as you like - it is great fun for all the family!

You can also see our three new micro-pigs and some rare and beautiful new chickens which will amaze you. Our ponies Hamish and Rupert have joined us since last year, and we have new food choices in our cafe.

Click here for our ticket prices and for more information about Fairytale Farm. We hope to see you here soon.

News item added 5 April 2014

Exclusive birthday party packages at Fairytale Farm

Hold your birthday party at Fairytale Farm when the farm is closed to the public (usually January and February and most evenings throughout the year), and the entire farm is yours for the duration of the party. And we won't book another party at the same time as yours - so you won't need to share with anybody else!

Each party package includes: exclusive use of Fairytale Farm for two and a half hours; your own party host; all food provided; goody bag for all party guests; free bag of animal feed for each child (daylight hours only); party invitations; birthday card for birthday child with £5 gift voucher to use in Fairytale Farm shop; one adult free with every full paying child; and a free return visit for every child.

Annual Pass holders also receive 10% off the total cost of the party. If the child is an annual pass holder, he or she will receive a £10 gift voucher to spend in the Fairytale Farm shop.

The price for a party is £16.95 per child, with a minimum of 8 in each party.

To book, simply email parties@fairytalefarm.co.uk with your preferred date - and whether you would like a morning, afternoon or evening party. We will respond (normally within 24 hours) to confirm the availability of the date. Once you have your provisional booking date, please then print off and complete this Birthday Party Booking Form and send with your deposit to Fairytale Farm. Your booking form and deposit must be received at least two weeks before the party date. You will then receive a confirmation letter together with your invitations.

Note that after dusk, the animal area and adventure playground will close, but we will illuminate the Enchanted Walk with hundreds of lights, creating a dazzling display for the party. 

The party package does not include a cake but you are welcome to bring your own party cake and candles. Alternatively, we can provide a birthday cake for the birthday boy or girl at extra cost (locally baked specially for the occasion!).

Please also note that the party host is not a supervisor and all children remain the responsibility of the adults in the party at all times. We require a minimum ratio of 1 adult for every 5 children at the party. 

At the present time, we are not able to hold birthday parties at times when the farm is open to the public.

Click here to view our Frequently Asked Questions.

We look forward to seeing you!

News item added 12 January 2014

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