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Matlock Farm Park

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Open Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Enjoyable.

I may go here 2/3 times a year with my grandchild, who is 5 and always enjoys going the The Farm... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AllyDerbyshire
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Matlock, United Kingdom
via mobile
Kids party

Great venue for a birthday party. The kids all loved the rainforest indoor play area and enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Anna G
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  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pony rides”(42 reviews)
“bouncy castle”(62 reviews)
“ferret racing”(32 reviews)
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Matlock Farm Park is a family friendly open farm, providing a great day out with varied activities for all the family. The park has a large selection of animals to see including llamas, goats, peacocks, meerkats, chickens, pigs, alpacas, ducks and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Jaggers Lane | Near Two Dales Matlock, Matlock DE4 5LH, England
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+44 1246 590200
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All reviews pony rides bouncy castle ferret racing rabbit small animals go karts petting area feeding the lambs lots of play areas darwin forest little boy animal food play equipment few hours climbing frame sand pit couple of hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right firstly the animals were well cared for and delightful but that's where it ends. Staff are kids who argue and continue their conversations in front of you while you order in the play barn. The play barn is good but and this has really...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I may go here 2/3 times a year with my grandchild, who is 5 and always enjoys going the The Farm Park. There are some ride on tractors (£1 a go) and a two small play areas outside for the children to play on and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AllyDerbyshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful place for young children in particular.Many different species to view and feed in some cases. There are also rides ,play area ,cafe and shop. Entrance fee is quite reasonable.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Hamish42
Reviewed 5 November 2018

We've been several times here (grandparents, parents and son). We all love it. This time we got to hold snakes and my son loved it. The staff and animals all very friendly. Great family place. Well worth several visits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gillian p
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Came here for a toddlers party on 4th November with 10 young children and have to say was simply brilliant. From the wonderful staff on the gate to the amazing spread of food and happy friendly cafe staff. The farm party was brilliant George was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Curious02060090469
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Good variety of animals, some unexpected & even enjoyed the ferret racing...Well spread out so even when crowded you do not notice it. Couple of locals also advised us it was good for kids & they were correct. Fun & laughter at animals antics has...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Peter H
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We arrived half an hour before closing so we didn't have much time to explore. However, we didn't have to pay for the entrance and we managed to visit most of the animals. Children loved it, as it is a close experience and the animals...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Justyna R
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited this farm park many times and every time we come there is always something new. It’s great to see it going from strength to strength. I would happily recommend to anyone to book a Birthday Party as they are such a lovely...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank katie a
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Great venue for a birthday party. The kids all loved the rainforest indoor play area and enjoyed feeding the animals outside in the farm.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Anna G
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We visited with 2 toddlers nearly 4 and nearly 3... i thought it would be a cheap day out as it's a pretty small farm... I was seriously wrong... entrance cost 25quid for the 4 of us, after dinner, drinks and ice creams we were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank leannejoy696
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annspel99
22 July 2018|
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Response from Andrew281014 | Reviewed this property |
No you can't take dogs in but I think they might have kennels outside
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SmilerDerbyshire
22 June 2018|
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Response from kbpw3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely suitable for a 5 year olds birthday. I have since been to a birthday party there and it was fantastic!
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hmgscgrimadell
28 July 2017|
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Response from Renata_J_K | Reviewed this property |
£7.50 for adults, £6.50 for 2-14, under 2's free, family ticket £25. Car parking free
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