Hop on over for daily fun and meet the animals at Farmer Parrs, Fleetwood. We’re open every day in 2018, right through to Christmas. There’s lots of animals to meet and talk to, a daily programme of activities, lots to do AND the Fylde Country Life Museum to explore!
A Great Day out, Whatever the Weather!
With a large selection of farm and rare breed animals, as well as a large museum, pottery, play area, picnic area, paddocks, cafe and shop – Farmer Parrs is a great day out whatever the weather.
Meet ‘Eric the Fa-BULL-ous’ bull – he loves a Sunday! Why? Because Sundays mean that there are plenty of folk down on the farm to fuss and feed him!
If ewe know Eric, ewe’ll know just how true this is. If ewe don’t know Eric, why don’t you head along to Farmer Parrs on any day of the week to meet him and find out that we’re not kidding – plus all the other friendly animals down on the farm.
Standard Daily Timetable*
Barns full of Farmer-tastic FUN, whatever the weather! Gallop on over!
10.30 – MEET THE BIRDS
11.00 – FARM TOUR & ANIMAL FEEDING
12.00 – TRACTOR RIDE
1.15 – PONY RIDES & PONY GROOMING
2.15 – ANIMAL SHOW (WEEKENDS & SCHOOL HOLIDAYS) or FARM TOUR (WEEKDAYS)
2.45 – MOO-VILOUS MILK
3.00 – TRACTOR RIDE
3.30 – CHICK HANDLING
BRAND NEW! Everyone also gets a chance to earn a treat by completing our ‘Tricky Treasure Trail’! BAAARH-illiant!
Open 7 days a week from 10am to 5pm. Farmer Parrs is open every day right through to the end of December!
Most of the animals here at Farmer Parrs love meeting people so you can get up close with them all. Plus, you get free animal food for them upon arrival – plus lots more…. so head on over and have a great day out!
The Tractor Shed at Farmer Parrs
If you love traditional wholesome farmhouse food then you will love the new licensed restaurant at Farmer Parrs…THE TRACTOR SHED.
We are getting CLOSER to finishing our redevelopment. We would like to thank you for your continued support, and give you a glimpse of what our new facility will look like.
If you’ve been to, or driven past Farmer Parrs Animal World recently, you’ll have seen this new building going up at the entrance.
We’d like to thank everybody for your support and understanding through our on going redevelopment work and it won’t be long now until we open our new venture.
Birthday Parties at Farmer Parrs
Do ewe love animals, tractors or farming? Are ewe looking for a no mess, no stress way to have a FAB-EWE-LOUS Party?
Farmer Parrs Animal World are now taking bookings for Birthday Parties starting from February.
There’s one party space available each day, with food served in Farmer Parrs Cafe from 3.20pm. Make sure you book your party early to reserve your birthday day!
Every Kid’s Party at Farmer Parrs includes full access to the Farm, a selection of Animal Activities, and a Party Buffet
Our new animal adoption packs are now available from Farmer Parrs Cafe
They’re just £40 and include:
– 12 visits to the farm
– Fact sheet on your chosen animal
– Adoption Certificate
– Photograph of your adopted animal
– Vouchers, and branded pencil and key-ring.
Do ewe fancy being an ‘ANIMAL CARE VOLUNTEER’?
Are ewe looking to learn new skills and gain some work experience too? Why not join our herd?
Ewe might like to join our friendly team of volunteers!
We offer a volunteer program lasting 6 weeks. Watch out for dates of the next course.
N’ewe Coffee and Breakfast Club at ‘Farmer Parrs Cafe’
The cafe is open to non-farm visitors too – from 9am – 3.30pm
‘Coffee Club’ – Buy 6 hot drinks and get the 7th FREE!
‘Breakfast Club’ – Buy 6 breakfasts and get a regular breakfast FREE!
Why not try one of our famous MEGA Breakfasts for just £5.95.
Just ask for one of their loyalty cards on your next visit.
Cafe open for food from 9am – 3.30pm (last breakfast orders at 3pm)
Looking for a spot of CUTE?
Head to Farmer Parrs to meet baby goats, piglets, lambs and plenty of other baby animals too – no kidding!
Enjoy an action packed day for just £20 a family…..details of prices and admission times at this link
We also offer great school & nursery trips too!
Conservation Corner is a great place to explore all the natural wildlife that surrounds us. It is also home to the honey making bees which collect local pollen.
Fun at Farmer Parrs!
Meet Daisy the Dairy Cow! Children can learn how to milk a cow and have a go themselves.
Archie is our new pony and he is settling in very well.
At Farmer Parrs you can get up close to your favourite farm animals all year round – in a few weeks baby goats, as well as Lambs, Chicks, Ducklings, Baby Rabbits & Baby Guinea Pigs will be appearing – along with the early weeks of the New Year.
Whatever the time of year, it’s always a fab-ewe-lous time to visit Farmer Parrs! Gallop on over!
Plus we were just awarded Trip Advisor ‘Certificate of Excellence’. BAAAARH-illiant MOOs!
Entry Prices (March – October)
ADULT – £6.50
CHILD (2-16) – £5.50
CONCESSIONS – £5.50
FAMILY (2+2) – £20
UNDER 2’S – FREE
(We reduce our entry price from Nov – Feb)
School and Group Visits to the Farm
Have ewe booked your School Trip? Farmer Parrs is an LEA approved visitor centre.
If you are a teacher looking for a school trip that will be be FUN, FACTUAL and HANDS-ON then Farmer Parrs Animal World is the perfect place for you. With a series of activities and organised talks throughout the day in our purpose built school room that will reinforce KS1 and KS2 topics and projects that you are delivering back in the classroom.
To check availability and discuss any details please contact the farm on: 01253874389 or firstname.lastname@example.org (please say that you saw it here!)
If you’re a teacher, work at a school, or a parent who thinks this is a great idea, get in touch for more information. Farmer Parr’s is also a great place for community group visits too and specialises in packages for groups of people with disabilities.
– Animal show with plenty of hands-on opportunities
– National curiculum topics tailored to different age groups
– Lamb feeding and other newborns through the Spring and Summer
– Visiting groups have use of the function room
– In addition to the animal farm we also have a large museum
– Catering can be provided or packed lunches welcome
– We can cope with groups of any size
– Plenty to see and do do undercover in bad weather
– Lots of outdoor space to enjoy in good weather
– Paddocks, picnic an dplay areas to enjoy and explore
– Open all year with seasonal events – please see the website
National Curriculum Topics
– Animal nutrition and feeding requirements
– The classification of animals
– Cold blooded and warm blooded species
– Diurnal/nocturnal/crepuscular animals
– Evolution, adaptation and specialisation
– Animal care and husbandry
Adapted for Reception, KS1 and KS2
Pre-visits are always welcome!
Just give us a call and we will gladly show you around.
Risk assessments can be downloaded from our website
Animal Shows at Farmer Parrs
Trot along to the farm for this cute show every day, with all kinds of animals strutting their stuff!
This is Baaa-rbara looking fab-ewe-lous for the animal show!
Stephen and Henrietta geting ready to strut their stuff!
With new baby chicks down on the farm, there’ll be chick handling every day after the show
Information for Visitors
- FREE parking for patrons and coaches
- Baby changing facilities
- Disabled access and toilets
- Pushchairs welcome
- Cafe and shop
- No dogs except guide dogs
More about Farmer Parrs Animal World
It’s open all year round, with lots to see and do including large and small animals that you’d find at home and on the farm. Farmer Parrs is really easy to find being not far from Blackpool on the main road to Fleetwood, with lots of free parking.
There’s also the indoor Fylde Country Life Museum, Pottery Shop and studio, children’s play and picnic areas, pony rides and tractor rides, cafe and shop.
When you arrive at Farmer Parrs you check in at the shop where you can also grab a bite to eat, an ice cream or snack or a drink in the cafe. Follow the footpath and the first thing you find is the Fylde Country Life Museum.
Step back into the past in a huge barn, set out into rooms inside, where each one offers a window into times gone by. Smaller guests won’t have seen any of the exhibits before, but grandmas and older guardians will take a walk back in time to their own childhood and things that they remember from the early to mid 1900’s. There are ironmongers shops, cobblers and printers shops laid out to marvel at, along with old farming equipment and agricultural lives gone by. Perhaps most fascinating and nostalgic for some are the living room and kitchen sets, with furniture and domestic scenes from a long forgotten age, when today’s modern appliances and ways of doing things were a twinkle in the eye.
Head through the Museum and into the next indoor barn which is home to the events and activities that take place during the year. This is where you’ll find Santa at Christmas with his friendly deer helpers, and various other events through the seasons, including spooky goings on at Halloween when it’s time for Farmer-Parr-a-Normal! At the back of the barn you’ll find domestic pets like rabbits, guinea pigs and tortoises.
Beyond the barns is a world of farm animals. Open stalls are home to pigs, sheep, goats, ponies, horses and cows, all friendly and used to the hundreds of people that they meet. You can get up close and personal to all of them, say hello, feel their fur, and make friends. Say hello to Eric the Jersey cow who loves everybody – he’ll try to nibble your clothes and give you a big lick!
As you go through the stalls, the site opens up and aviaries overlook the fields and duck ponds, which is where you’ll find birds and smaller mammals.
The site at Farmer Parrs is quite large and there’s nothing nicer than a walk around the paddocks, following the footpath and looking at the animals out in the fields. Take in the fresh air and keep your eyes open, because along with the residents who live at Farmer Parrs you’ll also see all kinds of wildlife. There are wild rabbits and all kinds of birds, in winter the pylons in the field are home to thousands of starlings as they flock in the spectacle that’s called a ‘murmuration’. Watch them swooping and diving at dusk as they roost in huge numbers for safety.
Don’t forget you can enjoy a tractor ride, pony rides, and on advertised days at the height of the season you can even ride in a full sized tank!
The season starts at Farmer Parr’s with chicks and lambs at February half term and then keeps going all through the year.
Animals at Farmer Parrs include:
Sheep, cows, pigs, horses, ponies, llamas, alpacas, rhea, goats, wallabies, deer, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, snakes, spiders, tortoise, donkeys, chipmunks, ducks, geese, chickens, turkeys, owls, peacocks and more!
The Pottery Studio and Shop offers a ‘paint a pot’ service to farm visitors.
Choose a pot, paint it, and then have it fired for you and glazed in the studio. The Pottery Studio is a registered charity and all proceeds go to developing the service.
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