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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
Description: 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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School trip

This is quite a big place with a variety of animals . Meerkats, sheep, wallabies, llamas etc W I won a prize on the ferret racing. You get to bottle feed lambs and feed meerkats... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

This farm has amazed me from start to finish. Not only are the staff very professional,polite and Knowledgeable but the farm it's self is very well maintained and clean. There's lots of things to do for all ages weather it's sheep racing for the whole family or feeding the young animals.I would strongly recommend this farm park to anyone with... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

I visited this place a few years back and when we booked my hen do to Matlock I was adamant my girlies were coming with me! Well, I don't know about them but I loved it! It has changed somewhat, much more professional looking and seems to be really thriving (which is great to see). Loved the stag, loved the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is quite a big place with a variety of animals . Meerkats, sheep, wallabies, llamas etc W I won a prize on the ferret racing. You get to bottle feed lambs and feed meerkats, lots of things to see and do. Great for kids and a large play park too. Food was nice but thee was a massive wait... More 

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Ilkeston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Took our 4 year old granddaughter here on a Saturday afternoon, she enjoyed feeding the animals (£1 a cup of feed) and also the lambs (bottles of milk provided). I feel that there really isn't that much here for the price you pay, was disappointed there were no pony rides as advertised on the website. The small animal area was... More 

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Visited matlock park farm today for the first and last time it took around a hour to walk around theres where two adults and a two year old animals looked well cared for with plenty of space for them .would not go again as its just not big enough need more to see and do

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MatlockFarmPark, Manager at Matlock Farm Park, responded to this review

To be fair on Sunday 24th May, we had 2 x Pirate shows (each lasting over an hour), our Wallaby Encounter, Pony Rides, Small Animal Handling, Ferret Racing, Deer Talk and Feed, Sheep Racing, Meerkat Talk and Feed, Lamb Bottle Feeding, Horse Riding Demonstration, not to mention our other animals you can take time to feed as you walk around... More 

derby
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15 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I was very pleasantly surprised by this lovely spacious farm- there were a variety of animals( reindeer, alpakas, goats, sheep meerkats , to name but a few! My little girl loved giving the milk bottles to the lambs and throwing feed to the pigs and horses! There are pony rides and activities such as sheep racing to entertain the children!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited today for the first time. We paid £5 for myself, 3 year daughter and baby and this included a latte! We had a thoroughly enjoyable day. There was plenty to see and do and the staff were really friendly and helpful. We will definitely be visiting again soon!

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essex
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We turned up here on a very wet, windy and cold day. I asked the girl on reception if they were busy and she said that we were the first customers. I paid and we made our way in to the farm. We walked up to the first animal pens and a young man who was working there seemed to... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

After today's experience all I can say is this visitor attraction can not cope with a busy day. I heard staff complaining, the water cut out - no flushing or hand washing, and waited an hour for three baguettes to be made. This is a lovely place and a great place for kids but someone needs to look at how... More 

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Derby
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

There was a lot of variety of animals and it was nice that whatever play equiptment you used you could still see the animals. The staff we met seemed very friendly and were willing to tell you about the animals and wildlife.

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