Children’s Days Out near Shropshire

Did you know that Shropshire boasts 32 castles and 25 hillforts? It was also home to the worlds very first skyscraper and the home to Charles Darwin!

With so many claims to fame and things to do for families, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing an attraction for an action packed day out. So, we’ve shortlisted our top four Shropshire farm attractions for an amazing family day.

Whether you’re visiting at the weekend, during the week or during the Easter school holidays, there’s always something new to discover and explore near Shropshire.


Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

Hoo, Hadley, Telford TF6 6DJ

Hoo Farm is an ideal attraction if you’re looking for a family fun day out near Shropshire. On site they have a huge variety of different animals including big cats, meerkats, artic doxes, porcupine and many more, perfect for animal lovers big and small!

But that’s not all, explore indoor and outdoor play areas, go-karts, tractors and quad bikes, as well as taking part in extra special animal experiences at this fantastic family farm attraction.

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Rays Farm Country Matters

Bridgnorth WV16 6PR

Rays Farm Country Matters is located within the stunning Shropshire countryside of Bridgnorth.

Forget weekday stresses as you explore the great outdoors, getting up close and personal to the adorable animals, including guinea pigs, reindeer, owls, chickens and many more.

Plus, enjoy beautiful countryside walks along their two woodland trails, where you can let your little ones imaginations run wild as you wander through the enchanted woods or the fairy-tale forest!

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Park Hall The Countryside Experience

Burma Rd, Whittington, Oswestry SY11 4AS

There’s so much to do at Park Hall, it’ll be a struggle to fit it into one visit!
Start your day off right by feeding the cuddly lambs, followed by pony grooming or cart rides. After you’ve become best friends with the animals, head over to the indoor or outdoor play arenas where you’ll find toy tractors, bouncy castles, quad bikes and so much more.

Don’t forget to stop by the Hungry Farmer café for a tasty hot or cold drink, snack or meal…yummy!

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Play@ Lower Drayton Farm

The Play Barn Lower Drayton Lane, Stafford ST19 5RE

Looking for a farm to let the kids run wild whilst you let your hair down and relax? Drayton Farm is the venue for you, with plenty of things to do with kids.
Set within a 750-acre working farm, Drayton has so much to offer for your family day out. Adventures include zipwires, bouncy pillows, sand and water play, go-kart racing and so much more. Or, why not visit the farmyard favourite animals including goats, pigs, rabbits and guinea pigs during your family day out.

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Please Note: information included in this article is correct at time of publishing. Due to current government guidelines related to COVID-19 some attractions and facilities may differ. Please check each individual attractions website before you visit