Who would have anticipated having one of the hottest Julys in the UK ever?
With temperatures soaring pass 30 degrees, there’s only one way for you and your family to keep cool this summer. We’ve rounded up some of your favourite farm parks near you that cater to amazing outdoor play and splash parks. Some of us still might not be able to get away to our usual holiday hotspots but don’t worry, a splashing day out in one of these farm parks might make you feel a step closer!
It’s time to start planning some fun family day outings and activities to maximise your summer break.
Odds Farm Park
Wooburn Common, Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire, HP10 0JS
Odds Farm Park is renowned for being one of the best family farm days out in the country. For children, their ultimate fun and joy is to get close and personal with animals and partake in exciting activities – from soft play, feeding our furry friends, outdoor water play, and much more.
This summer, get stuck in Odds Farm Park amazing summer adventures with endless entertainment, shows, games, and of course their bespoke and unique water play area, also known as H2Odds Water Play. It is the perfect outdoor activity for keeping your children cool and engaged for hours during the sunshine.
Don’t forget to dry up and enjoy some tasty treats at Marmalade’s Tea Room, their famous on-site café where you can enjoy all your favourite refreshers.
Piglets Adventure Farm
Towthorpe Moor Ln, York, YO32 9ST
Who needs the coast when you can visit a local beachfront at your nearest farm park?
A must-visit location in northern England is Piglets Adventure Farm. This summer they are bringing you the fun with so many incredible outdoor activities for your children. There are lots for the whole family to discover, from splashing in the rock pools, having a boogie in the foam party, getting artistic with the giant sand play area, and much more.
If you are uncertain that the weather may flip on us (this is England after all), don’t worry because Piglets Adventure Farm is prepared no matter the season. From their indoor play barn, their bouncy soft play for little explorers, and a GIANT indoor sandpit… they have it all!
Does this sound like the ultimate family day out this summer holidays?
Horton Ln, Epsom KT19 8PT
They call it fun in the sun… and it sure is!
This summer at Hobbledown Attraction and Adventure Farm there is plenty of sand, water, action, and animal adventure – you can’t beat a splashing summer like this.
Explore the mining village which is combined with sand and water play. Continue the day by putting on your discovery hats to dig some precious Hobbledown Crystallite gems from the sand – every little explorer gets gifted a prize for their efforts.
The water fun doesn’t stop there. Step outside to the Imaginarium, a wacky water play section complete with bicycle wheels, bubble pumps, and tipping jugs galore. Inquisitive little minds will love figuring out how to work the wacky watery contraptions. Pull the cords, pump the levers, press the buttons, and let the water flow. Now, who else is itching to go?
Chobham Adventure Farm
Bagshot Rd, Chobham, Surrey, GU24 8DB
Chobham Adventure Farm is an exciting children’s attraction in the picturesque village of Chobham in Surrey. Get ready for a whole day of summer adventures with indoor & outdoor play, water splashes, and adorable animal fun for the whole family.
Outdoor play is suited for any child that has energy pouring out of them. Activities include a massive sandpit with slides and a construction site, two great bouncing pillows located in the water play section allowing children to stay cool and jump all day long, and a small and large play frame with zip wires for all suitable age groups.
Ease yourself to the end of the day with a delicious meal at their onsite café whether that’s a light bite or a hot dish. To make the day even more memorable, why not visit their souvenir shop and purchase a toy version of their cuddly farm animals. There’s so much fun this summer!
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