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The Big Sheep.

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Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 5AP, England
+44 1237 472366
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Great afternoon out

Came here on the second weekend in June where it had been raining all morning. We came here after... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Victoria J
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Wonderful family day out

We can not recommend The Big Sheep enough. We went to the unicorn weekend and had a fantastic time... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Myles E
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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 friendliest attraction has an action-packed programme of rides, shows, animals, indoor play and events to keep everyone in the family entertained all day long. The attraction was set up to create great holiday memories and the BIG Sheep ‘flock’ look forward to giving visitors to the park a totally EWEnique day out. The BIG Sheep is home to Devon’s most popular and largest roller coaster, plus 12 hilarious, EWEnique shows, with undercover viewing area. Outdoor play includes giant jumping pillows, twister ride, splash zone and archery tag. Gentle rides for toddlers include Piggy Pull-Along, Tractor Safari, self-drive Tractor Track, Pony Rides, Vintage Carousel, Swan pedaloes. Fantastic events throughout the year -
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“roller coaster” (318 reviews)
“tractor ride” (177 reviews)
“duck trials” (124 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 5AP, England
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+44 1237 472366
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"roller coaster"
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"tractor ride"
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"duck trials"
in 124 reviews
"lamb feeding"
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"all ages"
in 209 reviews
"indoor play area"
in 174 reviews
"great family day"
in 94 reviews
"combat zone"
in 43 reviews
"go karts"
in 51 reviews
"swan boats"
in 32 reviews
"beer tasting"
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"piggy tractor"
in 30 reviews
"tesco vouchers"
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"end of the day"
in 59 reviews
"soft play"
in 96 reviews
"baby lambs"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came here on the second weekend in June where it had been raining all morning. We came here after picking up a leaflet and also reading the reviews on Trip Advisor. It was a really good day out, especially as the the rain stopped once...More

Thank Victoria J
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Victoria, thanks for taking the time to post a review of your afternoon at The BIG Sheep. It sounds like your little lamb had a lovely time. Please let your daughter know that we think she's a very brave little girls to ride Our...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We can not recommend The Big Sheep enough. We went to the unicorn weekend and had a fantastic time. The staff are incredible and all clearly passionate in their roles and want everyone to have a good time. Special thanks to Jon the pig tractor...More

1  Thank Myles E
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Myles, thank you for the wonderful review. Jon is quite a character isn't he! We're very proud of all our flock, they are all stars that love entertaining and looking after our customers. We're thrilled that we made your daughter very happy and that...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a lovely day today with my 3 daughters. My eldest was very happy to meet a real unicorn. Lots to see you keep you busy. Thank you Anne for recommending it ☺More

Thank 3smalls
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded today

Our unicorn was beautiful wasn't she. Unicorns are very secretive and shy creatures so she did really well meeting all the children, We're so glad that your girls enjoyed seeing her. Thank you for the great review, we hope to see ewe and your flock...More

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Reviewed yesterday

First of all, I'd like to say thank you for the large amount of soft drinks served at the canteen area. Me and my three children really enjoyed the blackcurrant and apple fruit shoots. I have no idea where my wife was though, one minute...More

Thank MartinSmithOfficial
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took our nearly 3 year old for the day, and had a brilliant time. The attractions were great for her age, and all the staff were brilliant. She loved the jumping pillows, tractor ride and train ride, and we enjoyed all the shows. A...More

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Thank Lizlincs
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Liz, lovely to hear that your little lamb enjoyed her day at The BIG Sheep. Thank you for the great review and recommendation too. We look forward to welcoming you and your flock back again soon :)

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and il spent 7 hours there with our 2 children 3 & 4. The day we visited it happened to be the day they had a Unicorn visiting and there were a few extra activities on. The kids loved it and went on...More

1  Thank JoeB-Ford
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thankyou for the lovely review. We're thrilled that you got to meet our unicorn and enjoy some of the special unicorn activities. Did your little ones get to bottle feed our lambs too? We look forward to welcoming ewe back soon for another excellent day...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came today to treat our grandkids to the unicorn weekend, the good bits, park spotlessly clean, staff wonderful, animals well looked after, rides for our 5+3 year old kept them happy, slightly downside food prices like kids meals and adults excellent value but treating yourself...More

1  Thank nigeldoble
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Nigel, I hope your grandkids had a nice time meeting our unicorn today :) Thankyou for your kind words about our wonderful staff and animals and your great suggestion. We are planning to redo some of our park signage soon so we'll look at...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I absolutely loved my day out at The Big Sheep! I was there for 5 hours but will get there earlier next time so I can spend longer there! I went to all the talks and shows, went on the big dipper (which was exhilerating!),...More

1  Thank Kate E
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Kate, Thanks for the great review. Are lambs are adorable aren't they! We're so pleased you had a fantastic day out with us, and look forward to seeing ewe again soon!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much to do kind and friendly. Loved it. My girls loved feeding the lambs and having a ride on the ponies. We also saw a lamb being born. Fantastic.

1  Thank fallenangel2012
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

You were very fortunate to see a lamb being born! Its such a magical experience, I do hope your girls enjoyed it. Thank you for taking the lovely review. We look forward to seeing you again soon for another brilliant day out :)

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited the big sheep today while on holiday in Devon. The weather has been not get great with showers on and off all day but we still found lots to do. The park appealed to both our 7 year and our 3 year old....More

Thank Marie V
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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Marie, we hope you are enjoying your holiday in Devon. So pleased to hear that your family had a lovely day at The BIG Sheep. Was this the first time you've visited us? We're fortunate in that the animal barn, play barn and show...More

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Stokeychris88
18 June 2018|
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Response from thebigsheep | Property representative |
Hello, we regularly offer a free return within the week during term time. The best thing to do is call ahead of your planned visit and see if we're running the offer. We hope to see you soon!
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Revitt
2 October 2017|
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Response from thebigsheep | Property representative |
Yes we are and we would love to welcome you both 🐏🐏
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Ubujack
15 September 2017|
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Response from Rebecca B | Reviewed this property |
it's a functioning farm, their costs of running don't change so presumably the same income is required, and hey probably get less footfall out of season. There's some good deals to be found though.
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