7 of the best farm parks in Cheshire
PUBLISHED: 15:34 26 May 2015 | UPDATED: 17:09 26 May 2015
Cheshire has a wide selection of farm parks; you can play with the animals, eat homemade ice cream and even ride a tractor.
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm, Tattenhall
Cheshire Ice Cream Farm is possibly the biggest in the North West, boasting a selection of over 40 ice cream flavours, sorbets and frozen smoothie flavours. Take part in outdoor adventures on the zip wire and climbing frames.
Cheshire Farm Ice Cream, Drumlan Hall Farm, Newton lane, Tattenhall, Chester, CH3 9NE; 01829 770995
Stockley Farm, Northwich
Stockley Farm Park offers a ‘hands-on experience’. You can bottle-feed the baby goats and lambs, groom the ponies and handle the rabbits and guinea pigs in the Pet’s Corner.
Stockley Working Farm, Stockley Farm, Arley, Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6LZ 01565 777323
Wheelock Hall Petting Farm, Sandbach
Fully equipped with a quaint tearoom and farm shop, Wheelock Hall Petting Farm has something for everyone. Wheelock is a stunning destination for gardening enthusiasts and has a variety of beautiful flowers to complement your garden. Do be sure to visit the play area and meet the animals at the farm.
Wheelock Hall Farm, Wheelock, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 4RE 01270 764 230
Glebe Farm, Astbury
Glebe Farm has an exciting host of animals including 12 Alpacas the youngest of which, Emily, was born in June 2013. The farm Coffee Shop serves delicious food which is beautifully presented, so we recommend that you leave your picnics at home for this one.
Glebe Farm, Astbury, Congleton, CW12 4RQ; 01260 273916
Kenyon Hall Farm, Warrington
One of the few remaining Pick-Your-Own farms, visit Kenyon Hall Farm to pick your own fruits and vegetables for freezing jamming and parties. The farm also has an eco friendly farm shop, serving local and artisan produce.
Kenyon Hall, Winwick Lane, Croft, Warrington WA3 7ED 01925 763646
Red House Farm, Dunham Massey
Made popular by its Maize Maze, Red House Farm is full of family activities. The farm usually hosts events inline with the school holidays and has a great onsite Tea Room and Deli Shop.
Red House Farm, Red House Lane, Dunham Massey WA14 5RL 0161 941 3480
Tatton Park Farm, Knutsford
Today Tatton Park Farm is an authentic working farm using traditional methods. Feed the ducks, meet the pigs and donkeys and visit Aunt Mary’s 1930’s cottage. The Gardener's Cottage Restaurant within the grounds is well worth a visit for a snack.
Tatton Park, Ashley Road, Knutsford, WA16 6QJ 01565 654692
Backford Belles, Backford
Join the farm walk where you can see the calves, hens and cockerels. This is also a working dairy farm that creates their own ice creams; there are 14 delicious flavours on offer. We would recommend you give ‘Banoffie Pie’ flavour a try when you visit.
Acres Farm, Chester Road, Backford, Chester CH1 6PE