Children's Farms in Bedfordshire

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Woodside Farm & Leisure Park - Luton
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Woodside Farm & Leisure Park - Luton
Enjoy the sound of laughter and fun in our adventure playgrounds. Swings, slides, Tarzan trail, fort, swing bridges, farm tractors, Toy Town, miniature farmyard, junior farmer electric tractor play area, indoor soft play area and ball pond! And our new heated indoor play barn with play frame for 3-11 year olds and soft play area for the under 3's....
Willows Farm Village
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Willows Farm Village
Set in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, Willows Farm Village offers a wonderful family day out with a fun packed programme of farmyard animals adventure play, fun fair rides, children’s shows, falconry displays and tractor rides. We’ve plenty of indoor adventure soft play too. With a seasonally changing programme there is...
Mead Open Farm - Leighton Buzzard
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Mead Open Farm - Leighton Buzzard
With Shaggy’s PlayWorld now open, you can enjoy even heaps more play at Mead Open Farm.  With challenging slides and scramblers for the older children and a special soft play zone for the under fives, there’s something to keep everyone happy. Plus with over 200 furry friends, you’ll never short of rabbits to cuddle, cows to...
Langleybury Childrens Farm
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Langleybury Childrens Farm
Langleybury Childrens Farm is an open farm which allows children of all ages to interact with animals. We are open every weekend from Easter to the end of October, plus daily during school holidays. They also have other attractions such as bouncy castle, putting green, adventure play area, gift and refreshment shop and pets corner. We also...
Woburn Abbey and Gardens
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Woburn Abbey and Gardens
For an amazing family day out, go on a safari drive adventure in the heart of Bedfordshire! Come to Woburn Safari Park and meet the wildlife roaming in over 300 acres of beautiful parkland. Enjoy a full day of family fun for one low ticket price. Park for free in the leisure area and walk through our animal encounters, where you'll see...
Farmyard Funworld
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Farmyard Funworld
The Lincolnsfields Children’s Centre is a registered children’s charity providing opportunities for children, young people and adults with special needs. We provide catered and self-catering residential accommodation to enable groups, under adult supervision, to spend time away from their urban environment. We also have facilities...
Herring's Green Farm - Wilstead
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Herring's Green Farm - Wilstead
One of the UK's Largest Bird of Prey Centres hosting over 300 birds on display its a great day out for the family. The English School of Falconry and Bird of Prey and Conservation Centre is a family run business with over 50 years experience in Falconry. With our collection of birds growing to almost 300, we decided that it was time to open a...
Aldenham Country Park
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Aldenham Country Park
The Park and Farm is open every day of the year with the exception of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It includes the following attractions: 175 acres of woodland Meadows and reservoir Sailing Fishing Rare breeds farm including cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, shire horses, poultry and rabbits Childrens adventure and toddlers...

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HULA Animal Rescue
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HULA Animal Rescue
FACTS ABOUT HULA     HULA has saved over 31,000 animals since it was founded     The average length of stay at HULA is one to three months before being re-homed     HULA has a non-destruction policy for every healthy animal     All animals are micro-chipped, vaccinated, and wormed...
The Bucks Goat Centre - Stoke Mandeville
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The Bucks Goat Centre - Stoke Mandeville
We are a children's miniature zoo featuring a wide range of animals, including llamas, wallabies, birds, reptiles, pigs, donkeys and every breed of domestic goat found in Britain. A petting pen is available for small children to make friends with our rabbits and guinea pigs Visitors are invited to feed our goats. Other facilities include a toy...
Oak Farm Rare Breeds Park - Aylesbury
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Oak Farm Rare Breeds Park - Aylesbury
A small, traditional working farm is a traditional organic working farm  with friendly sheep, goats, pigs, cattle and poultry , home to a variety of animals he animals all have names and many are rare breeds, The park also has a picnic/play area and a short countryside walk many of which are rescued for a second chance in life. Special food...
Thrift Farm - Whaddon
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Thrift Farm - Whaddon
At Thrift Farm there is so much for you to see and do! Spread over a 52 acre working farm our attractions include the Farm Park, Café and Gift Shop. Thrift Farm offers work-based support to clients with learning disabilities and mental health issues, who work across all areas of the farm to build their skills and independence. Our highly...

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RSPB Nature Reserve The Lodge - Sandy
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RSPB Nature Reserve The Lodge - Sandy
The Lodge nature reserve opened in 1961. The woodland, heath and acid grassland along the Greensand Ridge cover 180 hectares, and are being restored to form the largest stretch of heathland in Bedfordshire. You can explore this attractive nature reserve along 5 miles (8 km) of trails, visit the beautifully managed gardens, the Iron Age banks and...
Rye Meads Nature Reserve
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Rye Meads Nature Reserve
This urban nature reserve has something to offer everyone and will appeal to families, walkers, birdwatchers and photographers. It is a great place to relax and wind down, listen to birdsong, see flocks of wild ducks and enjoy views of lakes, meadows and marshes.
Paradise Wildlife Park - Broxbourne
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Paradise Wildlife Park - Broxbourne
Paradise Wildlife Park is a privately owned establishment with the conservation of animals as it's main objective. The Sampson Family have owned the site for 21 years and have built a reputable Animal Park and Leisure Venue that is enjoyed by generations of local families. Not only does the Park serve the local community by offering employment,...
Lacey Green Maize Maze - Princes Risborough
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Lacey Green Maize Maze - Princes Risborough
The Lacey Green Maize Maze will not be opening this Summer (2015) but Charlotte will be running some Farm Tours in an effort to raise money for her World Challenge Expedition in 2016. ‘Charlotte’s Farm Tours’ will involve a guided walking tour around our family dairy farm here in the Chiltern Hills, allowing you an insight into...
Waltham Abbey Gardens
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Waltham Abbey Gardens
Waltham Abbey Gardens offer relaxing surroundings rich in history. It’s the reputed burial site of King Harold, after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. Some of the remains visible today, including the cloister entry, Abbey gateway, precinct and chapter house walls, and the stone bridge over the Cornmill Stream, give an...
Wimpole Home Farm
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Wimpole Home Farm
Part of the grandest working estate in Cambridgeshire 18th-century rare breeds farm with sheep, goats, cattle, pigs and horses Shire horse wagon rides and driving courses Collection of farm implements dating back 200 years Interpretive displays in the Great Barn The grandest working estate in Cambridgeshire What's new...
Golders Hill Park - Hampstead Heath
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Golders Hill Park - Hampstead Heath
Facilities include an animal enclosure, butterfly house, a bandstand, children's play area, cafe, toilets. Sports facilities include grass and hard tennis courts, golf practice nets and croquet.
Odds Farm Park - High Wycombe
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Odds Farm Park - High Wycombe
Guaranteed to give you the Ahhhh factor, there's stacks of animal fun and indoor play at award winning children’s farm Odds Farm Park. Meet the farmers and get extra close to the animals in the Hands On Area, open all day and with extra hand-washing facilities too!  Stroke bunnies, hand feed goats and sheep, meet cheeky pigs and more. ...
Shepreth Wildlife Park
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Shepreth Wildlife Park
The Wildlife Park first started as a private wild animal sanctuary in 1979, when a young injured jackdaw was brought to us to look after. 'Jack' recovered and soon became one of the family. Since that time we have adopted many other injured victims and have hand reared countless orphaned animals such as foxes, hedgehogs, squirrels, rabbits, deer,...
Lee Valley Park Farms - Waltham
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Lee Valley Park Farms - Waltham
Lee Valley Park Farms in Waltham Abbey, Essex are just the best kind of fun when it comes to a great value family day out. For a great family day out come and visit us at Lee Valley Park Farms! Whizz down our toboggan run in the Alpine Adventure . Then bound around the world in 80 leaps with our World of Farming zone and learn about llamas,...
Redwings Horse Sanctuary - Ada Cole Visitor Centre
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Redwings Horse Sanctuary - Ada Cole Visitor Centre
Meet rescued horses, ponies, donkeys and mules nose-to-nose at Redwings Ada Cole – from irresistibly fluffy Shetland pony Tinkerbell to cheeky wheeling and dealing donkeys Del Boy and Rodney. Redwings Ada Cole, near Harlow, is part of the UK’s largest horse sanctuary, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, where animal lovers can get up close and...
Tiggywinkles - Aylesbury
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Tiggywinkles - Aylesbury
Caring for sick and injured hedgehogs, badgers, wild birds, foxes, even reptiles and amphibians Every year in Britain over five million wild animals and birds are injured as a direct result of their encounters with man's world. We are a specialist hospital, dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating all species of British wildlife using all...
Brent Lodge Animal Centre - Hanwell
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Brent Lodge Animal Centre - Hanwell
What's on offer? The centre houses a wide variety of animals including: exotic birds mammals such as mongooses domestic species including goats and guinea pigs and an indoor area with monkeys, reptiles, spiders and more What's on offer? The centre houses a wide variety of animals including: exotic...
Kentish Town City Farm - London
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Kentish Town City Farm - London
Children, young people and adults are actively encouraged to participate in all aspects of animal care, from mucking out to helping with feeds and site maintenance. The farm has a stock of chickens, cows, ducks, geese, goats, horses, pigs and sheep. Some of the animals are rare breeds and they are are used to being ...
Freightliners Farm - Islington
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Freightliners Farm - Islington
 Come and enjoy a taste of country life in the city. Freightliners Farm, in the heart of Islington, provides an exciting opportunity for you to experience a real working farm in action. The Farm is open all year round from Tuesday to Sunday. On Monday, the farm is closed except on Bank Holidays. During the Christmas period, the farm is...
Brookes Farm - Skeltons Lane Park
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Brookes Farm - Skeltons Lane Park
Brooks Farm is a wonderful visitor’s attraction based inside Skeltons Lane Park, Leyton, E10. The farm has full disabled access and two disabled parking bays (call to book).  Parking is widely available on Skeltons Lane or Byron Road, although we strongly advise the use of public transport.During school holidays there are...
Corams Fields - Bloomsbury
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Corams Fields - Bloomsbury
Coram's Fields is a unique seven acre playground and park for children and young people living in or visiting London. It includes a Youth Centre, Children's Centre, Community Nursery, Sports Programme, a city farm and a cafe which is open from March until October.  The park is open all year round from 9am until dusk and is free...
The Tropical Zoo - Brentford
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The Tropical Zoo - Brentford
The Tropical Zoo, based in London is a zoo that offers an indoor children's zoo experience. They have a great range of animals including crocodiles, tarantulas, piranahs and snakes. Monkeys: Bolivian Squirrel Monkey, Common Marmoset Monkey. Birds: Bengalese Eagle Owl, Congo African Grey Parrot, Green Wing Macaw, Military Macaw and more. You...
Thurleigh Farm Centre - Bedford
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Thurleigh Farm Centre - Bedford
Our indoor and outdoor play centre is open and is included in the entry. At weekends and during school holidays we run a schedule of activities which include Quad bikes (for ages 6 and over), Go Carts (ages 10 and over), Pony Rides , Fire Engine Rides and Bungee Trampolines as well as Tractor Rides and Animal Feeding. If these activities are of...
Hackney City Farm
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Hackney City Farm
For over 20 years , Hackney City Farm has been giving the local community the opportunity to experience farming right in the heart of the city. It offers an opportunity for children and adults to get up close to a range of farmyard animals. Have a browse and find out more about what we do, or better still, come and visit us and see for...
WWT London Wetland - Barnes
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WWT London Wetland - Barnes
Located on the banks of the River Thames in Barnes, Southwest London the centre is home to rare and beautiful wildlife including Bitterns, Kingfishers and a colony of endangered Water voles. The spectacular 42 hectare reserve also features:     *       Fun family day out at London Wetland Centre...
Spitalfields Farm - Buxton Street
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Spitalfields Farm - Buxton Street
Spitalfields City Farm is the nearest city farm to the square mile. Despite this, the farm is located in one of the most deprived and densely populated wards of Tower Hamlets (DOE 1996), although Spitalfields remains a vibrant and colourful multi-cultural area with strong community links. The farm is a registered charity and company limited by...
Stepping Stones Farm - Stepney Way
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Stepping Stones Farm - Stepney Way
Stepping Stones Farm was set up in 1979 as a result of community consultation. Local residents, schools, churches & community groups were consulted and a small patch of land was secured for the farms use. Since then we have doubled in size thanks to London Borough of Tower Hamlets giving us the derelict land that forms our square of 4.2 acres ...
Animal Rangers - Maidenhead
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Animal Rangers - Maidenhead
We are open every Saturday for young people to come and work hands on with our animals. We have big animals and little petting animals and  young people get the chance to get involved in all areas of the farm, feeding, exercising, cleaning, petting. Through their hands on involvement the children will learn about all the animals...
Hounslow Urban Farm - Feltham
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Hounslow Urban Farm - Feltham
Hounslow Urban Farm is London's largest community farm. It covers 29 acres and is an important educational resource and new leisure facility for all the family. Visitors can enjoy a variety of colourful and unusual farm animals close-up, including 5 types of pigs, Exmoor ponies, 15 breeds of chicken, goats, rabbits, ducks, geese and lots more. ...
Vauxhall City Farm - London SE11
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Vauxhall City Farm - London SE11
Vauxhall City Farm is an oasis in the heart of London, providing the local community and visitors from afar the opportunity to stay connected to nature and animals. Covering 1.5 acres of land, Vauxhall City Farm is home to over 80 animals, which provides a chance for Londoners to meet farm animals face to face from rare breed sheep and cows to...

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Surrey Docks Farm - South Wharf
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Surrey Docks Farm - South Wharf
Surrey Docks Farm is a working city farm in the heart of London.  It occupies a 2.2 acre site on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe. The farm works with local communities and the people of Southwark to provide many unique opportunities for people to learn about farming and food production, and to be actively involved...
Rookery Open Farm
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Rookery Open Farm
An interesting fun-filled and educational time awaits you at Rookery Open Farm. A safe, clean environment, mainly under cover has been created on this commercial sheep and cattle farm for families and schools to enjoy themselves whilst learning about farming methods. Visitors can have close contact with a large variety of animals, in the many...

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Catanger Llamas
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Catanger Llamas
Established in 1995, Catanger Llamas is in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside, often referred to as the county of 'squires and spires' with idyllic villages and beautiful rolling countryside, unspoilt and blissfully quiet. Although you can't actually ride them, these lovely pack animals will willingly carry your rucksack whilst you...
Wandlebury Country Park - Cambridge
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Wandlebury Country Park - Cambridge
On the gentle Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge, Wandlebury is a welcome retreat for walkers and nature lovers. With 110 acres (40 ha) of beautiful woods and chalk grassland, the remains of a 5th Century BC Iron Age Hill Fort (a Scheduled Ancient Monument), walks over some 8 miles (12 km) of meandering...
Newham City Farm - Beckton
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Newham City Farm - Beckton
Come and visit Blaze the gigantic Shire Horse or taste the honey made in the farm's very own bee hives. The farm's pond is home to a host of geese and ducks. Opened in 1977, Newham Farm is one of London's longest established city farms, and boasts, among other animals, pigs, sheep and pygmy goats and even birds of prey. Free entry...
Hare Hatch Sheeplands Farm
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Hare Hatch Sheeplands Farm
Another great reason to visit Hare Hatch Sheeplands is an enjoyable visit to our children's farm.  Gallop out to the field to see the hens, goats and donkeys. Watch our small furries (rabbits & guinea pigs) enjoying space and company.   We hope you enjoy our farm & watch us & the animals grow! Guinea pigs  -...
Deen City Farm and Riding School - Merton
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Deen City Farm and Riding School - Merton
Deen City Farm is a unique, educational resource and registered charity in SW London, giving people the opportunity to learn from their visit or contribution to a successful community project. You can download a General Leaflet on the Farm from here. The Farm is based on National Trust land (part of the Morden Hall Park Estate) on the fringes of...
Hamerton Zoological Park
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Hamerton Zoological Park
There's more than just seeing our collection of animals Play Areas We also have 2 play areas, one for babies and toddlers and the other for older children. Both get a "thumbs up" from all that play. Picnic and Gardens The new covered picnic areas and gardens gives you a great area to relax and enjoy the snacks...
Crystal Palace Park Farm
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Crystal Palace Park Farm
The farm reopened to the public in April 2008 and now provides facilities for members of the local community who are interested in developing their skills and knowledge in animal care and welfare. It is also hoped that the facilities can be used to enhance the curriculum offer available in local schools, by providing day visits for up to...
Godwins Ice Cream Farm - Bicester
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Godwins Ice Cream Farm - Bicester
Godwins Ice Cream Farm local produce is used to make delicious Ice Cream! A selection of 22 different flavoured ice creams & sorbet can be enjoyed in our cafe together with a selection of freshly baked baguettes, paninis, sandwiches & cakes too. A range of coffee, tea & cold drinks are available. ...

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Here you will find a list of farms, animal farms, petting zoos and petting farms for kids days out in and near the Bedfordshire region, and anything related to the animals in this county. This includes seeing farm animals to pet and feed with exotic insects housed in reptile vivarium tanks, related reptiles, these may also include animal attractions, animal rides such as donkeys, elephants, and tremendous shows including animals.

A Children's farm is a fantastic place in Bedfordshire to take the children be they boys and girls or toddlers looking for exciting locations to explore animal interactions with the family were you can feed and pet a broad range of domestic livestock.

These might include sheep, birds, rabbits, small horses, wild boar, and quite possibly miniature horses.

Food may be purchased for the wildlife from a kiosk. Your closest petting zoo might have more incredible animals such as skunks, exotic wildlife such as scorpions and ant colonies and even birds of paradise. Relax knowing if you are an Uncle with a nephew for instance, then you are not going to be disappointed with what a little one's petting zoo can offer a person.

Some farms can even offer you a virtual tour services which would definitely be of specific interest to a teacher looking to put togetheir a school event perhaps. So if you are in the Bedfordshire area and have children, then a children's zoo or farm could easily be the great spot for you to take the little ones.