See our top children’s farms to visit in southern England on a rainy day this Autumn
Need things to do on a rainy day with kids? Forget umbrellas, we’ve got you covered!
Wet and windy weather is not uncommon at this time of year. Don’t get caught out and stuck indoors at home, visit a Children’s farm park in southern England and discover plenty of indoor play and undercover farm activities for the whole family.
From drop slides and ball pits to undercover animal petting barns and designated toddler play areas, the gloomy weather doesn’t have to ruin your fun!
Read on to see our top pick of rainy day things to do with kids at children’s farms in southern England, packed full of rainy day fun for both tiny tots and big kids too.
Odds Farm Park
Wooburn Common, Wooburn Green, High Wycombe HP10 0LX
Jam packed full of indoor fun and activities, Odds Farm Park in High Wycombe is a great place to beat the winter blues and packed full of rainy day fun for kids.
Get ready to explore the huge indoor play area including racing on the 4 lane astra slides, swinging high on ropes and discovering hidden tunnels. Plus, there is also a special soft play area for under 5’s so your little tots can burn off energy in a safe environment.
Your visit wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the undercover Animal Contact Barn, where you can get up close to adorable furry friends, stroke rabbits, hand feed goats, and meet baby animals. Plus meet a variety of rare breeds too including Whitefaced Woodland Sheep and Gloucester Old Spot Pigs.
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Horton Ln, Epsom KT19 8PT
Indoor adventure and rainy day fun awaits at Hobbledown children’s farm in Epsom. Your little adventurers will love exploring two multi-storey themed play frames, including i-click motion sensor games and vertical trampolines for the ultimate play session!
Plus, toddlers can enjoy a designated gated area with sensory lights, mirrors and a dedicated mini play frame to tire out their little feet at this children’s family farm.
Don’t forget to visit the undercover Thinkery, a brand new space for exciting events, including interactive story telling sessions and educational animal demonstrations. The Thinkery is home to many of Hobbledown’s quirky characters including Fern the Fairy and Professor Topperpot, who can’t wait to meet you!
Mead Open Farm
Stanbridge Rd, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9JH
Rain? What rain! Get ready for stacks of Indoor fun whatever the weather at Mead Open Farm in Leighton Buzzard as you explore Shaggy’s huge Indoor PlayWorld, totaling over 13,000 square feet.
What will you do first at this southern England children’s farm? Zoom down 65 feet astra slides, brave giant drop slides, clamber over shiver chicanes or scramble over zig zag net climbers. Plus, don’t forget to explore the Magical Veggie Wood, where little ones can climb high into the Veggie tower and hear the broccoli sing.
Tiny tots can run wild in Mini Moo play area, especially for under 5’s. Discover bags of soft play, slides and interactive fun!
But the fun doesn’t stop there, make sure to visit furry friends in the undercover Animal Barns. From stroking bunnies at the Bunny Hop to grooming ponies and feeding cheeky goats, there’s hours of fun waiting for you on a rainy day.
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Bocketts Farm Park
Young St, Fetcham, Leatherhead KT22 9BS
On your marks, get set, PLAY! There is stacks of rainy day play for kids to discover at Bocketts Farm Park in Leatherhead.
Get ready to run wild in the huge indoor soft play barn. With a giant 4 lane astro slide and special undercover trampolines to bounce to your hearts content, you won’t be disappointed!
Plus, visit the huge undercover barn to meet sheep, llamas, goats and pigs, before meeting smaller furry friends including guinea pigs, bouncing bunnies chinchillas and fancy rats. Pssst. It’s an adorable photo opportunity.
For a small extra price jump aboard the undercover Tractor and Trailer ride where you can wave to a large flock of sheep and adorable herd of cows, whilst also learning about the history of the farm too.
Coursers Rd, St Albans AL4 0PF
Willows Activity Farm in St Albans provides hours of indoor fun this Autumn, even in rainy weather.
Fans of the animated CBeebies ‘Peter Rabbit’ will love all the activities and shows on offer. Make sure to visit the Cotton-Tale Village, an indoor imaginative play area that is made up of 11 different zones including a hair dressers, cafe and shop too, all undercover.
Plus, don’t forget to meet adorable furry friends in the cosy animals barns including fluffy bunnies and tiny chicks, they can’t wait to meet you!
Psst. download the Willows App for free to navigate your way around the farm and enjoy exclusive special offers straight to your phone.
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