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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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Scarce animals muddy

Bought 2 bags of animal feed and had trouble finding enough animals that we were allowed to feed it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Debra L
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Castleford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Spacious Well Kept Farm With Lovely Animals

We visited Matlock Farm Park in March just after all the snow had melted. Fortunately for us, the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vikkie C
,
Shrewsbury, 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%
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“pony rides” (38 reviews)
“bouncy castle” (57 reviews)
“ferret racing” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Jaggers Lane | Near Two Dales Matlock, Matlock DE4 5LH, England
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+44 1246 590200
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"bouncy castle"
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"ferret racing"
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"small animals"
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"rabbit"
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"petting area"
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"go karts"
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"feeding the lambs"
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"animal enclosures"
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"animal food"
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"lots of play areas"
in 5 reviews
"darwin forest"
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"little boy"
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"sand pit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought 2 bags of animal feed and had trouble finding enough animals that we were allowed to feed it too. It all went to the goats more or less. The dodgers were strange in a muddy mess. We saw a few sad sheep. A naughty...More

1  Thank Debra L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Matlock Farm Park in March just after all the snow had melted. Fortunately for us, the weather behaved itself in the main, and the only area we found to be overly muddy was the disabled parking area in the car park. We were...More

Thank Vikkie C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise ...we were expecting to spend an hour here with our 13 month old granddaughter but stayed ages . We had a meal and the food was fantastic fresh and plentiful . Our granddaughter loved the animals and the soft play ....More

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent an enjoyable couple of hours here, the highlight for the children being able to feed so many animals. The animal food is cheap to buy too, which is a bonus. Don't expect great facilities, as this is a relatively small operation, and they...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This review contains facts from my visit with my personal opinion written at the very end so as not to influence you. If you like my review please click helpful, I would be very grateful for each and every vote. I have also added a...More

3  Thank Kerri W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day here, despite the rain showers we managed to feed the animals and see all of them. Very impressed with how well looked after the animals were and the staff were all very friendly and helpful in all areas of the park....More

1  Thank kbpw3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've visited here a few times before and loved it, but not for a couple of years. We decided to make the most of the nice weather today and go again, but won't be returning again any time soon! When we've visited in the past...More

1  Thank Louibe2016
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MatlockFarmPark, Manager at Matlock Farm Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We have a new building which we call the Ark, a lot of our animals are wintered here. This not only provides better shelter for them, it also allows some of the pens to be animal free/empty and therefore it gives the grass a better...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very inappropriately priced Very few animals Play area is lethal for toddlers but recommend for under 5 Years????? So many people unkept smelly areas I felt sad for the animals Not adhering to standards of living

1  Thank Corinne M
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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We visited as a party of three adults and three 3 and under children. We went as part of a buy a gift voucher which covered entry for most of us. The weather was sunny but cold and crisp, so a couple of the outdoor...More

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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

This place is a little gem. The animals looked happy and well cared for. We went on spur of the moment just me and my hubby but had a great time and loved feeding and stroking the animals. It would be a great place for...More

1  Thank Emma T
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hmgscgrimadell
28 July 2017|
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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
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suz1021
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
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Sarah-jane B
28 August 2016|
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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!
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