Recreational Visits

Bookings are now open for Farmer Teds Recreational visits in 2024.

About Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm

Farmer Ted’s is a family run business and we combine farming fun with educational experiences so that children may enjoy learning about animals, habitats and food production within a safe environment. We cover all topics within the national curriculum.

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About your visit

Group leaders will receive a timetable on arrival, with an allocated tractor ride time and a 30-minute slot for the indoor play area. There will be a full range of scheduled activities on the day for your group to choose to attend, with the chance to groom a pony, meet the ferrets, watch the sheep racing and meet all the animals in the barn. The Mini-Beast Adventure opens daily at 10am.

Example timetable for a Recreational Visit

Please note the timetable shown below is subject to change.

10:30Meet the Guinea PigsGuinea Pig Village
10:45Story TimeHall 1
11:00Meet the LlamaHall 3
11:20Shaun the Sheep showShakesheare theatre
11:30Pony groomingAnimal barn arena
12:00Meet the AlpacasBy the go carts
12:30Shaun the sheep showShakesheare theatre
13:00Farmer Ted's Sheep ShowAnimal barn arena
13:30Meet the MinibeastsMinibeast centre
14:00Ferret RacingAnimal barn arena
14:30Shaun the sheep showShakesheare theatre
15:30Pony groomingHall 3
16:00Meet the LlamaHall 3
16:15Feeding timeAnimal Barn
16:30 (16:15 on Wed/Thurs)Meet the Guinea PigsHall 3

*Timetable subject to change. Some activities are seasonal. 


School Groups (Reception age and above):
Schools will be charged £9.75 per child for a recreational visit. Supervision is based on a 1:5 ratio for reception children, 1:6, for key stage one, 1:10 for key stage two. When this ratio is exceeded, we then charge £8.25 per head for the extra adults.

Pre-School, Nurseries and Toddler Groups - (Minimum of 15 children, visit during term time)

A non-refundable booking deposit of £100.00 is required to confirm your date. The outstanding balance must be paid in full on the day or prior to arrival.

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Ed Shed in partnership with the National Farmers Union

Our brand new Education Shed features videos, activities and wall-mounted presentations about life on a farm.

The Ed shed

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Group Rooms

Visiting schools and groups are assigned a room as a base, to store packed lunches, coats, etc. There is no extra cost for this service, but we do ask that it is left as it was found, clean and ready for use. On busy days, large rooms may be split with a partition.

To book your visit please email or call the office on 0151 526 0002.

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Our many play experiences include the sand pit, pedal tractors, swings, slides and our aerial runway, Shaun the Sheep Adventure **, outdoor play areas , 30 minute allotted time in the indoor play area. Older Children may enjoy go-carts, jumping pillows and the toboggan run. 

Additional pay per play activates include electric tractors, electric diggers & quad barrel rides – at £1 per go. 

** Shaun the Sheep Adventure is open at various dates throughout the year. Please ask at time of booking for information about what is available on the day of your booking.

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Shopping with a group of little ones can be a challenging experience and to aid a successful shopping trip, we provide a pre-packed souvenir bag service. This optional extra can be organised at time of booking, and the group may still use our Farmer Ted’s shop on the day if you prefer.

To book your visit please email or call the office on 0151 526 0002.

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