Fairytale Farm is divided into five 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, play in our sandpit and enjoy our Café and indoor play area; and the new Fairy Dell area.
There are loads of new attractions at Fairytale Farm for 2017. Try out our brand new interactive features along the Enchanted Walk; press a button and find out what happens, and then smell the flowers in our new gardens. Have your picture taken by our Giant's Camera and post your photo on Facebook or send it to yourself by email, then marvel at our new, interactive musical dancing water fountains. We have revamped our unique Mouse Town, so experience the family of mice in a whole new light as they explore our beautifully crafted model village. See some new animals in ‘Alfie & Friends’ our animal zone. You will love our new rare breed pigs who look like sheep with their curly coats!
1. Jack's Yard
NEW - Mouse Town
See a family of mice going about their daily business in our beautifully crafted indoor model village, now with new lighting and sound.
Giant Rabbit Burrow
Explore this larger than life burrow and play in the rabbits’ kitchen.
Fun in the sand for the kids while the parents enjoy a coffee or an ice cream.
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:
Take a peek into the lives of some famous fairytale characters, including Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
NEW - The Mermaid Garden – now interactive!
Meet our giant mermaid and her army of sea creature friends. Press a button and find out what they have to say!
NEW - Sensory Garden – with new-look fountain
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.
NEW - 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.
NEW - Giant Party Poppers
You won’t believe the size of these party poppers. Press the button and hear them pop!
Children will love to perform on the colourful, mellow-sounding chimes.
NEW - Dancing Fountains
Choose a tune and watch the fountains come alive and dance to the music.
Marvel as they light up to create a simulated fountain show (on selected illuminated evenings).
3. Fairy Dell
Enjoy our fun, sensory weather area. Discuss ‘What the Weather Is’ and enjoying making rain sounds.
Coming 2017 – 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:
a rubber duck along our pump-powered wacky waterway.
our timber play structures and whoosh down our exciting slides.
on board our giant combine harvester.
our very own Storybook Castle – where fairytales can come to life.
on the Nest Swing or on our fabulous wheelchair swing.
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:
Our miniature Shetland ponies are perfect for little princesses.
The Old Woman and Her Pig:
Our TV star pigs. Their house was blown down by a wolf so they now live happily ever after, snoring away in the ark!
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!
NEW - Curly coated Pigs:
Are they a sheep or are they a pig? Meet our rare breed Mangalitsas.
The Five 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?! ☺
Gorgeous South American birds, as tall as your children, that were hatched here at Fairytale Farm.
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.
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.
Meet our gorgeous Guinea Fowl; they’re noisy and quirky – a joy to watch!
Mary’s Little Lamb:
Fairytale Farm’s genuine lost lamb, now grown up and called Verity!
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.