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Matlock Farm Park

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Address: Jaggers Lane | Nr. Two Dales, Matlock DE4 5LH, England
Phone Number: 01246 590200
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Matlock Farm Park is a family friendly open farm, providing a great day...

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 red 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.

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Entertaining for children

Visited with a Groupon voucher. If going in winter wear suitable shoes as ghee is enough mud around but generally it's decent. There's a good few animals and my 4 year old... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cannock, United Kingdom
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English first
Cannock, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited with a Groupon voucher. If going in winter wear suitable shoes as ghee is enough mud around but generally it's decent. There's a good few animals and my 4 year old daughter enjoyed all and the Meerkats ghe most. She had a ride on a pony for £2 and a few minutes on the go karts which is a... More 

Thank clintcarol
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took our granddaughter on a wet day but this failed to dampen her interest. From the adult perspective the information could have been a little more accurate in respect of what was actually on view and some maintenance was clearly needed. That said the welcome was warm and friendly and the meals were excellent in terms of choice, quality and... More 

Thank Steve B
Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a group of 15 friends, and had a good time. The Farm is mid size compared to the many I have been too, and it has a good selection of animals. Few nice playgrounds for the kids dotted around, and some activities that happen it seems that you can interact with ( we didn't do any )... More 

1 Thank Steve P
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great day out. More than just a farm. With pony rides and holding animals (rabbits, Guinea pigs) , sheep racing, ferret racing. A real fun day.

2 Thank netroonies
Derby, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Met Oreo and friends at the farm during our visit. Fantastic bunch of animals, attractions, talks, shows and food is great! It was raining all day and we still have a great day out.

3 Thank Meera L
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

I went here after a groupon offer and at first glance really happy with what I saw. Until I went in to the small animal barn! Oh my lord, what can I say, other than they need reporting. The husbandry of the animals kept in here is disgusting! The stench was unbearable. The chickens were filthy, and before anyone says... More 

5 Thank flowerface80
Chesterield, Derbyshire
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128 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This is a hidden little farm which is great for kids. We went on a Groupon voucher so our admission was good value. You can also buy food to feed the animals. There is also a little park are and a restaurant which to be fair was rather busy. After you have finished there are facilities to wash and sanitise... More 

1 Thank Ste7373
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This petting farm is not the largest in the area but charges admission fee similar to the largest. The place was mostly clean and tidy however did find broken toys in the sandpit and the mens toliets are very uninviting. If feel its a bit overpriced for the size/ facilities so don't think would go again. If the admission fee... More 

Thank ukfishert
South East England, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We had a lovely afternoon out with family. We all stayed at Matlock & especially enjoyed Matlock Farm Park.

1 Thank Jan R
Immingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We loved the farm. The animals seemed very well looked after and were all very friendly and would eat out of your hand. We went early and there was only a few other people there. We would certainly come again. we came with a 8m baby but it would be even better for kids 3+ as lots of play areas... More 

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