Explore Children’s Petting Farms In The Midlands

Explore Children’s Petting Farms In The Midlands

Central to England and including cities such as Birmingham, Leicester, Coventry and Nottingham, a farm day out in the midlands is one not to be missed.

A mix of urban and rural landscapes, there’s plenty of children’s petting farms to choose from for an adventure across the region.

Brave big cats, explore ancient woodlands to see reindeer and walk alpacas, here’s our guide to a children’s petting farm adventure in the midlands!

“Our family loves nothing more than exploring, and our children especially enjoy a farm adventure in the countryside. Moving to the midlands, we couldn’t believe how many fantastic children’s farms there were to explore at the weekends and during school holidays. From toddlers to teenagers, there are so many attractions with indoor, outdoor and animal activities to entertain us all day. “

Scroll down to explore some of our Children’s Petting Farm members in the midlands.

Visit Children’s Petting Farms In The Midlands

Attwell Farm Park   

The perfect day out for young and aspiring farmers, your favourite animals are waiting to say hello at this children’s petting farm! See Aberdeen angus cattle, alpacas, sheep goats and lots more, there’s over 25 different species of farm animals to discover, pet and feed!

Rays Farm Country Walks

Ancient woodlands, winding paths and wild flowers awaiting you at Rays Farm Country Walks, but don’t be deceived by the name, this family attraction is a children’s petting farm too! In the Small Animal Barn meet guinea pigs, say hello to adorable goat kids outdoors amongst the free range chickens and see cute badger face lambs. On the way to the Woodland Walks see Rufus, the magnificent red deer stag with his herd. With lots of events throughout the year, it’s a day out not to be missed.

National Forest Adventure Farm 

Get set for an action packed day of exciting indoor fun, outdoor adventure and farm animals at this Midlands children’s petting arm. Stroll around the outdoor paddocks to meet and feed chickens, sheep, donkeys and more before heading indoors to say hello to pigs, chicks quail and beautiful zebra finches! Don’t miss the tractor & trailer route around the paddocks too, or the duck pond…quack quack!

Amerton Farm & Craft Centre 

Family run and situated in the beautiful Staffordshire countryside there’s lots to explore at Amerton Farm and Craft Centre, including opportunities for animal petting and experiences.  Packed with over 20 businesses, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Take part in alpaca walks plus meet reindeer, cows donkeys and other small animals too, before running wild in the Indoor Play Area. Whatever the weather or your age, a warm welcome awaits you at Amerton Farm & Craft Centre.

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom  

Feeling brave? Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom is much more than a traditional children’s petting farm, it’s home to lots of exotic animals, including Shropshire’s Big cats! Don’t miss out on an action packed daily timetable of activities including animal feeding and animal petting, meerkat, predator and reptile experience days and even sheep racing too!

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.