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Acorn Farm offers a fun and educational day out for all the family in Kirkby, Liverpool. There's lots to see and do at Acorn Farm! Meet and feed the animals, check out the 2 fun-filled play areas or take a stroll through the woodland walk. During weekends and Knowsley school holidays, horse rides and small animal petting sessions are available for a small extra charge (see below). Other facilities include a cafe serving delicious home-cooked meals, farm shop selling souvenirs, refreshments and free-range home produce and a garden centre. Other Information Acorn Farm farm is open every day from 10am til 4pm. Acorn Farm is open year round (except for a short period between Christmas and new year - Admission Adults £2.50, Children £1.50, Babies under 12 months free of charge. Horse rides £2, Small animal petting £1 per person
We have a range of animals on the farm, including sheep, cattle, goats, pigs, horses, poultry, rabbits and guinea pigs.
* Farm animals to stroke and feed
* Indoor Animal Petting Area (Weekends)
* Plant Sales
* Woodland Walk
* Play Area (age / height restrictions apply)
* Horse Rides (11 stone weight restriction)
* Special Events throughout the year
* Birthday Party room for hire
Facilities include the farm shop which sells home produced goods like free range meat, home made ice cream and free range eggs. It also sells souvenirs, sweets and drinks. The cafe is open 7 days a week and sells a range of daily specials, snacks and drinks.
Acorn Farm was created in 1985 on 4 hectares of derelict land, which had once been a tip for builder’s rubble, with a rabbit and two gerbils. It has since grown into an award winning visitor attraction which is home to a wide range of farm animals and employs 28 full time, part time and seasonal staff.
The project has strong roots in the local community and we believe that everyone has a valued social role to play within their community. Therefore at Acorn Farm we are proud to have individuals of different ages and abilities working together as a team in all aspects of running the farm.