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Matlock Farm Park

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Jaggers Lane | Near Two Dales Matlock, Matlock DE4 5LH, England
+44 1246 590200
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2 hour hack

After not riding for 15 years this was a well kept surprise for my 70th birthday . Joe & Holly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sally S
Derby, United Kingdom
Not impressed

First ever visit here and just thought we'd have a couple of hours here while we were up this way... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pony rides” (37 reviews)
“bouncy castle” (56 reviews)
“ferret racing” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Jaggers Lane | Near Two Dales Matlock, Matlock DE4 5LH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After not riding for 15 years this was a well kept surprise for my 70th birthday . Joe & Holly we’re my companions on a most enjoyable ride through the woods . Would highly recommend to anyone young or mature !

1  Thank Sally S
Reviewed 1 week ago

First ever visit here and just thought we'd have a couple of hours here while we were up this way on a trip so see the animals. I must add it was raining on our visit so that made it a little more not so...More

Thank 57daisies
Reviewed 1 week ago

Matlock Farm Park was brilliant for our toddlers both aged 1, there was plenty for them to do and see including feeding and petting the animals and a few play areas and with it being Winter rates it was very cheap and the babies got...More

Thank Jessiedewdrop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely 2 hour hack. Was so fun. loved it so much. Worth every penny. Weather was good although a little muddy but still enjoyed it

1  Thank WTF2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little trip out with kids. My little girl loved feeding the sheep and goats (you buy a bag of food from inside for 50p,) and to walk round looking at the pigs and cows. Lovely little play area and nice cafe. The ice-cream...More

1  Thank Lucy J
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We visited with our two young nephews and it was a good day out. There are a number of different animals plus several play areas. There is a timetable you are given on arrival with different activities such as ferret racing and petting times. The...More

Thank Emma G
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Firstly the pony trek got double booked so we had to move from our original time to a later booking. The farm has limited appeal to 10 and 11 year old boys. The pony trek was led by young girls over muddy ground and through...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this Farm today with my wife and some friends with a 2 year old. The farm is undergoing some improvements but these are not intrusive, lovely cafe with impeccable service. The farm itself is a little bit lacking, scheduled animal displays did not take...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Myself, husband and 10 month old visited here recently. We were very surprised with how easy the place was to go around with a pushchair. The animals could be easily seen from the pushchair which was really good for our little one, which kept her...More

Thank bobbibee
Reviewed 25 September 2017

My kids wife and I really like this sort of petting zoo type attraction. The animals all look happy and my kids love holding the small creatures. Would recommend quite highly 😀

Thank Ian H
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28 July 2017|
Response from Renata_J_K | Reviewed this property |
£7.50 for adults, £6.50 for 2-14, under 2's free, family ticket £25. Car parking free
17 March 2017|
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Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
The food both hot and cold in the cafe is excellent
Sarah-jane B
28 August 2016|
Response from Claireabella10cc | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The grounds are mainly gravel based so depending on the wheelchair may be tricky to push in places, but that said the grounds are mainly flat so good for prams/wheelchairs etc. It's a lovely day out when sunny!