Children's farms in Wales

As a country, Wales has so much to offer holidaymakers in terms of fantastic days out and wonderful visitor attractions, but have you visited any of the children's farms in Wales? Set in lush green countryside locations, all kinds of working farms across Wales have adapted to allow families with young children the chance to visit and learn about life on a farm and to get up close and personal with a whole host of interesting and characterful animals.

Children's farms in Wales

Most Children's farms in Wales allow youngers the opportunity to feed and touch all kinds of loveable farm animals, there may also be other animals that you wouldn't expect to see on a typical Welsh farm. As well as the animals, these fun family farms can offer much more, there may be pony rides available as well as tractor and trailer rides, play areas, demonstrations, and after all that barmy farmy fun, there may also be somewhere to get a welcoming cuppa and something to eat.


Moooooving on, let's see if we can hatch out some fun family farms for you to visit across Wales

Folly Farm 

Starting with the largest and most popular children's farm in Wales, Folly Farm in Pembrokeshire. Set in 120 acres, Folly Farm has a whole host of animal on show, apart from all the cutsie farmyard animals there are lions giraffes, rhinos, ostriches and snakes, infact, there are over 750 animals. The farm has a variety of indoor and outdoor play areas, a go-kart track, mini diggers, a vintage fairground, gift shop and plenty of places to grab a bite to eat and drink.

Folly Farm
South West Wales
SA68 0XA
Tel: 01834 812731
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Children's Farm Park in North Wales

Heading North into Snowdonia National Park we find the Children's Farm Park nestled along the Cardigan Bay coastline, this fun-filled park comes complete with picturesque views (at no extra cost). It's a great rain or shine farm because the animals are in farm buildings, in addition, there is an indoor sandpit and other indoor activities.

If you're fortunate enough to visit the Children's Farm park during spring and early summer your gang can have a go at bottle-feeding the oh-so-cute baby lambs and calves, as well as other animals to feed throughout the year.

Children's Farm Park
Llanfair Slate Caverns,
North Wales
LL46 2SA,
Tel: 01766 780247
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Greenacres Animal Farm

Staying in North Wales we head East across to Deeside in Flintshire where all the fun of Greenacres Animal Park awaits. This Flintshire family favourite farm has loads to see and do, their pets corner has a great range of animals to meet and the staff are on hand to tell you about them. Greenacres also has a Victorian fairground, tractor engine rides as weel as a soft play barn.

Greenacres Animal Park
Cottage Lane,
North Wales
Tel: 01244 531147
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Foel Farm Park

From Greenacres we travel along the A55 (North Wales Expressway) across the Menai Strait onto the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, a couple of miles outside the village of Brynsiencyn is Foel Farm Park. Situated in a delightful beachside location, you and your gang of would-be farmers can spend many happy and memorable hours on this real working farm whilst taking in its sights, sounds and smells (well it is a working farm).

At the farm there's the opportunity to see and feed the animals, take a tractor and trailer tour or take a mini trailer ride pulled by a quad bike. The farm also has a cafe and bistro, gift shop and chocolate shop on-site.

Foel Farm Park
Isle of Anglesey,
North Wales
LL61 6TQ
Tel: 01248 430646
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Walnut Tree Farm Park   

Zipping South down the country a few miles outside the city of Newport lies Walnut Tree Farm Park, here families get to explore the farm by taking a leisurely tractor and trailer ride. The kids will simply love the activity areas, adventure playground and the large indoor and outdoor play areas.

As you wander around you will come across animals in all shapes and sizes from cute little rabbits and guinea pigs upto goats, cows and alpacas, there are also reindeers.

Walnut Tree Farm Park
St Brides,
South Wales
NP10 8SQ,
Tel: 01633 680905
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Cefn Mably Farm Park

Staying in South Wales and nestled in the countryside between the cities of Cardiif and Newport is Cefn Mably Farm Park, a great place to keep the kids entertained. The farm has sheep, goats, ponies, donkeys, reindeer, ducks, geese and of course... chickens, some waiting to be held and fed, all eager to be visited.

The children can wear themselves out in the indoor soft play barn, or head outside where there are pony rides to be had, go-karts and real diggers to have a go on, as well as a fun-tastic outdoor play area. After all the shenanigans, everyone can relax for a while in the on-farm cafe.

Cefn Mably Farm Park
Began Road,
Cefn Mably,
South Wales
Tel: 01633 680312
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