Children's Farms in Durham

Low Barns Nature Reserve - Bishop Aukland
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Low Barns Nature Reserve - Bishop Aukland
Durham Wildlife Trust’s purpose is to protect wildlife and promote nature conservation in County Durham, the City of Sunderland and the Boroughs of Gateshead, South Tyneside and Darlington. We are one of the most active environmental organisations in the region, managing 25 Nature Reserves, a variety of species and habitat...
Hall Hill Farm - Durham
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Hall Hill Farm - Durham
Set in the beautiful, rolling hills of County Durham, Hall Hill Farm is a mixed farm of 290 hectares.  There are lots of friendly animals waiting to meet you.   Bottle feed the lambs, fluffy chicks, inquisitive goats, the magnificent Highland Cattle and the children's favourite, rabbits and guinea pigs to cuddle and stroke. Hall...
Adventure Valley - Brasside - Durham
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Adventure Valley - Brasside - Durham
Adventure Valley is open for visitors for 362 days of the year and you’ll discover seven action packed play zones bringing you the very best in family adventure, animal fun and indoor play. Outside explore Action Creek and Runaway Ranch. What will you do first? Bounce high on the jumping pillows, race friends on the go karts, whoosh down...
Mini Moos Farm - Edmondsley
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Mini Moos Farm - Edmondsley
mini moos farm is a unique experience for all the family. Come and meet our miniature animals. massive indoor and outdoor play areas. 50,000 square feet of indoor play area means that even if it rains, the fun doesn’t stop. With live animal shows throughout the day, you’ll find plenty to do until the rain goes. There’s lots to...
Otter Trust’s North Pennines Reserve
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Otter Trust’s North Pennines Reserve
(NOW CLOSED) A branch of the famous Otter Trust. Visitors can see Asian and British otters, red and fallow deer and several rare breeds of farm animals in this 230-acre wildlife reserve. If this venue re-opens we will update! 
Down at the Farm - Houghtone Le Spring
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Down at the Farm - Houghtone Le Spring
We are a childrens animal farm which specialises in hands on activities and have just been granted zoo status.We have lots of activities for all ages and are open 10am-5pm weekends and school holidays throughout the year. We have a wide range of animals from reptiles to reindeer, raccons to traditional farm animals. We also offer...
Highland Cattle Centre
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Highland Cattle Centre
At the Highland Cattle Centre, there's so much for families, individuals, birthday parties to see, touch, and do!  Experience the magic of our fold (herd) of award winning, friendly Highland Cattle as well as the livestock and whole host of animals who live on our thriving working farm. Enjoy our comb a coo walk meet our...
Tweddle Children's Animal Farm
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Tweddle Children's Animal Farm
If you want to experience a thrilling day out for the whole family, a visit to our animal farm will fill you with smiles. We've indoor and outdoor play areas, indoor and outdoor pedal go-kart tracks, crazy golf and loads more activities kids will love and an excellent variety of animals that will make any young face light up. School Groups We...
Hazel Brow Farm
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Hazel Brow Farm
Welcome to Hazel Brow, a 200 acre, family run, organic farm in the heart of Swaledale - famous for its beautiful Herriot scenery and only 1 mile from the picturesque 'watersplash ' ford featured in the BBC series 'All Creatures Great And Small' Our diversified farm offers a wide selection of activities for all the family: Visitor...
Wild Animal Adventures
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Wild Animal Adventures
A Brand New and Exciting Attraction in Teesside... fun for all the family Make sure you get in early to see what we've got on offer. Bring the kids... bring the grandparents and the neighbours! You won't be disappointed! ‘’We believe it is our responsibility to provide our animals with the highest standards of welfare, and give our...
Bede's World - Jarrow
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Bede's World - Jarrow
Come for a fun and leisurely day out at Bede’s World, where you’ll learn all about Bede and the Anglo-Saxon way of life in Northumbria. Find out what life would have been like with a visit to our working farm. See our replica buildings made of wattle and daub, built with truly original materials and methods, using skills that would...
Tynemouth Blue Reef Aquarium
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Tynemouth Blue Reef Aquarium
Blue Reef is a great place for visitors of all ages to find out more about the wonders of the deep. As well as innovative displays, informative talks and feeding demonstrations, there's an ever changing programme of events, exhibitions and themed activities to keep the family fully entertained We're a baby friendly attraction with changing...
Newham Grange Country Farm
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Newham Grange Country Farm
Newham Grange Country Farm is a unique and extremely popular attraction for the whole family as well as school groups. There are many things at the farm to see and do, from the wide range of animal breeds of cattle, pigs and sheep along with the usual farm animals including rabbits, goats, ponies, donkeys, poultry and waterfowl to the play and...
Big Sheep & Little Cow Farm
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Big Sheep & Little Cow Farm
Welcome to our family run farm visitor centre in Bedale, North Yorkshire. We aim to provide you with a unique hands on farm experience for children and adults, holding and feeding animals. If you're looking for a Childrens farm that offers a great family day out then this is the place to visit. Families can come and play together, whether its in...
Thorp Perrow Gardens - Falcons & Meerkats
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Thorp Perrow Gardens - Falcons & Meerkats
The Falcons of Thorp Perrow is the ultimate family day out, incorporating the opportunity to learn more about birds of prey and associated wildlife, with the enjoyment of hands on experience for all the family. Our regular flying demonstrations will not only give the opportunity to witness the breathtaking ability of eagles, falcons, hawks,...
Falconry Days- Hexham
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Falconry Days- Hexham
Enjoy a unique falconry experience giving you a rare insight into the art of falconry. Take the opportunity to get really close to, and hands on with a range of Owls, Hawks, Eagles, Falcons and Vultures. Whether your interest is in falconry, birds of prey, bird watching, wildlife or just being out in beautiful countryside, Falconry Days will have...
Whitehouse Farm Centre
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Whitehouse Farm Centre
Whitehouse Farm is a 40 acre farm centre that has been entertaining and educating visitors since it opened it's doors in May 1997. The farm is a great place for families, school and group visits of all ages enabling visitors to see, handle and feed  a wide variety of animals from  traditional breeds to...
Animal Antics
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Animal Antics
Bringing our little animals to your little animals. Childrens parties, fetes, schools, charity functions, nursing homes, libraries, clubs. With a large selection of animals from cuddlies, reptiles and mini beasts you choose the ones you want for a full hands on experience. We are fully insured and CRB checked. If you want a kids party with...
The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre
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The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre
Welcome to The Sanctuary Wildlfe Centre. The Sanctuary Wildlife Centre outside Morpeth is probably the largest wildlife rescue centre in the north-east of England. Currently home to over 150 animals, The Sanctuary cares for injured and abandoned British wildlife as well as many unwanted farm and pet animals. Our aims are to care for...
Falconry UK Ltd
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Falconry UK Ltd
The Birds of Prey & Conservation Centre at Sion Hill Hall, near Thirsk, was setup to ensure that birds of prey would survive to provide the public with a rare opportunity to see and enjoy these beautiful birds. Why not visit us for a fantastic day out for all the family - and round off a perfect day with a visit to our well stocked gift...
Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre
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Monk Park Farm Visitor Centre
Monk Park farm is a brilliant family visitor attraction near Thirsk in North Yorkshire. We’ve got hundreds of friendly, cute animals to meet, and lots of fun farm-based activities for a wonderful day out to remember. We also sell livestock and poultry. Just get in touch with us for details. Our Farm Park Visitor Centre is located near...
Lords House Farm Education Centre
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Lords House Farm Education Centre
Lords House Farm is a remarkable and unusual organisation dedicated to enhancing and enriching the lives of disabled or disadvantaged adults and children in Cumbria. Our ethos is based on Christian principals but the organisation is multicultural and aims to offer its services to anyone who has needs that can be supported by interaction...
Abbott Lodge
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Abbott Lodge
Abbott Lodge, near Penrith, Cumbria is a working dairy farm set in spectacular scenery midway between the Eden Valley and the Northern Lake District. The farm produces over 40 flavours of high quality homemade Jersey ice cream. The farm was restocked with Jersey cattle in February 2002 following foot and mouth in 2001. The farm has now...
Holme Open Farm - Sedbergh
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Holme Open Farm - Sedbergh
Holme Open Farm is a traditional dales working farm situated between the Lake District National Park and the Yorkshire Dales National Park in the Lune Valley. The Farm is run by David and Angela Metcalfe. Holme Open Farm welcomes school visits and families, with tours of the farm giving children chance to touch, hold and feed as many different...
Here you will find a big list of days out for the kids at farms/animal farms, petting zoos and petting farms in or near Durham. These venues farm animals, exotic birds, various insects, reptiles, these may also include animal attractions, animal rides, and shows including feeding times.
A Children's Zoo can be a wonderful destination close to County Durham to take the children.  Girls and boys, and most clearly tots looking for enjoyable places to check out with a Grandad for example, can occasionally play with a wide range of domestic livestock. These may well may include sheep, ducks, rabbits, miniature llamas, wild boar, and quite possibly miniature donkeys. Food items might be purchased for the wildlife from a shop. Your nearest Children's zoo could even have more spectacular wildlife such as porcupines, tropical creatures such as lizards and spiders and even colourful birds. Rest assured if you are an Aunty with a niece for example, you definitely are not going to be disappointedwith what a children's petting zoo can offer you.  Some zoos could even offer a mobile service which would be of particular interest to a teacher looking to set up a party perhaps. So should you are in the County Durham location and have children, then a petting zoo might be the perfect spot for you to take the young ones. Make sure that you take a look at the website in advance to see if the children's zoo have offers on for a affordable day out.