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The Big Sheep.

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Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Brilliant Day

Staff were amazing from Chris the farmer to the lady on reception. Everyone enjoyed every minute... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
alicassey
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Great day out and learning about sheep in general

This is Bob from the Sheep show! (and no there’s no Shaun the Sheep)The show includes different... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
adibiles
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Looking for a guaranteed day out that’s fun for all the family – then look no further than The BIG Sheep. No matter what the weather, this award-winning family attraction is guaranteed to be the highlight of your holiday. Come rain or shine Devon’s...more
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Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 5AP, England
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Expensive for what is available, especially in February. The lambing was very interesting, with one born as we watched, but quite a lot of activities were not operating.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Staff were amazing from Chris the farmer to the lady on reception. Everyone enjoyed every minute. Really loved watching lamb being born.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank alicassey
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is Bob from the Sheep show! (and no there’s no Shaun the Sheep)The show includes different types of sheep they have and it’s interesting to know. The milking the lambs bit was adorable is a must and they are so adorable! There are rabbits,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank adibiles
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Bob from the Sheep show! we're thrilled to hear that you had a great day out. Bottle feeding the lambs is always very popular and you're right of course, they are super cute! Thanks for taking the time to review your day out with...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went as two adults and no children. The place is geared up for families and most attractions for younger children, however for us adults we still enjoyed this as a day out as there were sheep shows which were tailored for children and adults...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Gretchen834
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your day at The BIG Sheep. It sounds like you had lots of fun meeting our animals and feeding the lambs. We hope to welcome EWE and your flock back again soon :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

I wanted to love this place, but there were too many spoilers for me to go that far. Yes the kids had a great time (5,3,1), although it wasn't all inclusive like most places with this type of price tag and we were dipping our...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Spitfire565
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Spitfire565, thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with us, I'm glad to hear that your kids had a great time and are asking to come back. It sounds as if you visited during October half term because you refer to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big sheep has the most interesting activities that cover all the family.Entry tickets covers everything onsite.Its one of the places that’s worth visiting if you’ve got kids .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank aleidaho
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi and thanks for the great review! We've certainly got lots for the whole family, and this weekend we start lambing live in the animal barn too, we hope to see ewe and your flock again soon!

Reviewed 5 January 2019

So, as you can see from my previous reviews I like the Big Sheep but it never seems to make the event days work. The area the Santa's grotto was in was beautifully decorated but once they had seen Santa and gone on the train...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarahvix
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Sarahvix, thank you for sharing your experience of our Santa Express Parties at The BIG Sheep. I am sorry to hear that you found the event disappointing but glad that you found the grotto to be beautifully decorated, it did look amazing didn't it....More

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Came here at quieter time but meant wasn’t so busy and enjoyed a number of shows throughout the day and kept out 18 month old amused too. Did get a discount to get in, not sure we would have considered full price best value for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thrilled to hear that your little lamb was amused and entertained, and the cake in our barn cafe is amazing isn't it! We look forward to welcoming EWE back again soon!

Reviewed 10 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely bonfire night with family and friends as last minute planning. Food was lovely from the external company. Chips were to die for! Fireworks were good. We have been to better displays but the evening was exactly what we wanted. Simple and pleasant :) Would...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Hi Theo, so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the BIG Sheep bonfire night display, and that you got to sample some of the lovely food from the food stalls in the barn. We look forward to seeing you again next bonfire night!

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Average Christmas market, the website definitely made it sound better then what it was. There were some nice stalls.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank derekthedinosar
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Hi there Derek, sorry to hear that you found our Christmas Market 'Average'. We operate these markets every Saturday in December and the first one is always a little quieter than the rest as not all of our stallholders attend. Its free to visit the...More

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TonyR3753
13 September 2018|
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Response from Alf H | Reviewed this property |
you can also pick up money off leaflets ranging from 25% to 50% off.if you pay a return visit within 7 days entry is free.
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cmjplym
11 August 2018|
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Response from thebigsheep | Property representative |
There's loads to do on a rainy day! As well as our huge indoor play area, most of our shows are indoors, and those that are outdoors can be watched undercover. Plus there's our animal barn to keep you entertained too.
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94hayley000
30 July 2018|
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Response from thebigsheep | Property representative |
Hi there, The BIG Sheep is perfect for all ages, in fact you don't even needs to have children with you to have a great time!
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