Hogshaw Farm and Wildlife Park

Hogshaw Farm and Wildlife Park

Vicky says – This is my favourite local open farm. I’ve been visiting ever since it opened some years ago and we’ve never had a bad visit. It has the perfect balance of price and facilities. There is a good variety and number of animals, on the farm.

What is there do at Hogshaw Farm and Wildlife Park

You have your typical farm animals, such as sheep, cows, goats and pigs, some of which you can feed by hand. There’s not just one or two of each though, there are loads. They’ve also got some less typical animals, including a chameleon, bearded dragon and stick insects.

They do regular sessions where you can hold some of these animals. There are also rabbits, horses, donkeys, chickens and ducks. The “farm animals,” part of Green Dragon is very large and there’s a walk you can do around the perimeter which takes a fair amount of time to do. 

Recently they opened their wildlife zone. This is excellent and has animals, such as the red squirrel, reindeer, lynx, wallabies, silver fox and lots of birds. They’re now able to do flying shows with the birds and they’re using the zone as a conservation area.  

Non-animal-related facilities outside are go-karts, ride-on tractors, a really good adventure playground, a toddler playground, a bouncing pillow and massive sand-pits. Inside there’s a sandpit with a dinosaur fossil hidden in the sand and a soft play frame. This isn’t a massive frame but it’s clean and the kids enjoy it. 

Further Information Hogshaw Farm and Wildlife Park

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe on-site selling hot and cold food and drinks. There are areas for picnics (including indoors).

What are the main things to do?

Farm animals, which you can feed plus more unusual animals, that you can see. Bird flying shows, go-karts, ride-ons, adventure playground, a bouncing pillow and sandpits plus soft play, cafe and toilets.

What are the ticket prices?

£9.50 in the winter for an adult and £10.50 in the summer. Kids 2 to 15 years are £8.50 and £9.50. Under 2’s are free.
Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online.

Is there parking?

There is parking.

When are they open?

Hogshaw Farm is open for most of the year and is closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Please contact them as they are trialling well-behaved dogs on a lead.

Are they accessible?

Information on accessibility

Please click here for a full review – Written by Vicky from Free Time With The Kids

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green dragon eco farm
green dragon eco farm
green dragon eco farm
Primary, Toddlers
Animals, Indoor Fun, Outdoor Fun
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