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“superb day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Matlock Farm Park

Matlock Farm Park
Ranked #7 of 43 things to do in Matlock
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 deer to name a few. There are specially designed playgrounds and even a go-kart track for the kids and many places for the adults to relax if they wish.Group party bookings and children's birthday parties are also catered for, please ring for details.There is a licensed cafe serving hot food, a classroom and a gift shop. Horse Riding Lessons and Pony Trekking are also available with prior booking.
Useful Information: Food available for purchase
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“superb day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2011

Superb day out for a family, very good value for money, very clean and safe place, lots for children to do, we have a 1 year old and he loved it, lots to do and animals are all very well cared for, a little gem if in the area...

Visited April 2011
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Great Ayton
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“fantastic family day out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2010

We hadnt heard of matlock farm park until looking at trip advisor, and thought we'd give it a go with our 5 year old daughter while on a short break staying in Rowsley in september. Matlock Farm Park was an absolute gem, a wonderful day out. The staff are friendly on arrival, the place is clean, its good value for money and the range of animals is fabulous. Everything from a majestic stag to an indoor section with degu's and birds and all sorts, the animals love being fed and are soooo friendly. theres pedal cars and a nice little playground too, everything for kids. The little cafe does great value sarnies and snacks, its just one a gem of a place.

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7 Thank Trigger074
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Matlock
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Outon the Farm!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2009

I took my children to Matlock Farm Park this week and I have to say what a hidden gem of a place it is. Its not your big tourist attraction, its more family run. I spoke to the manager there and you can tell he loves his job and he looks after all the animals so well. My children are 7yrs and 5yrs old which I would say is perfect. Any children under 12yrs will really enjoy this farm. I recommend it!

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11 Thank Andrea1230
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Sheffield
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“On The Farm”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2008

Great, nice little well run attraction. Good for young kids.

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8 Thank billibongSheffield
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sheffield
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Take the Kids!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2006

Take the kids to Matlock Farm Park. It's not expensive & there are many animals to see. It's a beautiful place. There is a little tea room where we sat outside and watched the kids play, it was very relaxing!

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