Fairytale Farm is divided into six main zones: Huff and Puff for adventure play; Enchanted Walk for our fairytale sensory experience; Alfie and Friends, where you can meet our amazing animals and see our brand new duck pond; Jack’s Yard, where you can visit Mouse Town, see our Snow White Garden, marvel at Jack’s amazing beanstalk and milk Daisy the Cow, play in our sandpit, enjoy our Café; our brand new Wilderness Walk area, where you can meander through a range of wildlife habitats and experience our mini world of seasonal senses along the way; and the gradually developing Fairy Dell area, with our all-new Weather Fairy to meet.
There are loads of new attractions at Fairytale Farm for 2020:
- See our incredible new beanstalk, climbing high into the sky from Jack’s Yard, by the entrance to our magical Enchanted Walk. You can also milk Daisy the Cow, right next to the beanstalk, and if you are lucky, you will hear her go ‘moo’.
- We have created a whole new area for our ducks and geese, with enlarged pond and new duck house – how many different breeds of ducks can you see?
- Visit our all-new Weather Fairy – find out how she can tell you what the weather is today.
- Animal-lovers can also marvel at our unique new turkey house, built out of recycled plastic bottles, and we also have some new arrivals to the farm: two beautiful peafowl, one male peacock and a peahen.
- You can also enjoy our gorgeous new Snow White Garden, with its life-size characters, Snow White’s Castle, the dwarfs’ cottage, now with Prince Charming.
- And new for winter 2020 is our new indoor play village, The Land of Make Believe, themed around a fairytale town, with slides, fairy houses to visit, role playing and interactive features. This indoor play village is unique in Oxfordshire.
1. Jack’s Yard
NEW – Jack’s Beanstalk
This beanstalk rises high into the sky. You can even milk Daisy the Cow!
Snow White Garden
Snow White’s Castle, a cottage in the trees and some colourful characters bring this fairytale to life.
See a family of mice going about their daily business in our beautifully crafted indoor model village.
Giant Rabbit Burrow
Explore this larger than life burrow and play in the rabbits’ kitchen.
Fun in the sand for the kids while the parents enjoy a coffee or an ice cream.
Close your eyes and make a wish.
Mother Goose’s Garden Party
You will smile as this party comes to life.
2. Enchanted Walk
Take a stroll along our Enchanted Walk. A sensory experience for all the family, this magical journey invites you to look, touch, smell and listen along the way. Here, you’ll find:
Take a peek into the lives of some famous fairytale characters, including Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks and the Three Bears.
The Mermaid Garden
Meet our giant mermaid and her army of sea creature friends. Press a button and find out what they have to say!
A place to touch, smell and see a variety of plants and flowers. Or listen to the hypnotic trickling of the water from our golden mermaid fountain while you see if you can spot our multi-coloured fish.
The Extinct Band
Our band of crazy musicians are animals you will have never seen before! Listen to them play and join in.
The Giant’s Camera
See our larger than life camera and film. Have your picture taken by this enormous camera – and post your photo on Facebook or send it to yourself by email.
Move the rotating hour and minute dials and work out what time it is. Play our rotating ball maze and find your way to the finish.
Niagara Falls Water Play
A natural environment in which children can experiment with water. Have fun with a water wheel, dams, water channels and water trays.
Giant Party Poppers
You won’t believe the size of these party poppers. Press the button and hear them pop!
Children will love to perform on the colourful, mellow-sounding chimes.
Press the button and watch the fountains come alive and dance to the music.
Marvel as they light up to create a simulated fountain show (on illuminated evenings).
3. Fairy Dell
Enjoy our fun, sensory weather area. Discuss ‘What the Weather Is’ and enjoying making rain sounds.
This fairy can give you an up-to-date forecast of the weather in Fairy Dell.
Coming soon – Fairy Dell Village
How many fairies can you see?
4. Huff and Puff Adventure Playground
Burn off energy and have loads of fun in our adventure playground area – where kids of all abilities can:
a rubber duck along our pump-powered wacky waterway.
our timber play structures and whoosh down our exciting slides.
on board our giant combine harvester.
our very own Storybook Castle – where fairytales can come to life.
on the Nest Swing or on our fabulous wheelchair swing.
a ball into our giant skittles.
5. Alfie and Friends
Come and get to know all our animals (including our mascot Alfie the Alpaca) up close and personal! Our educational animal zone is packed with animals – you will be amazed how friendly they are.
Your children are certain to make a friend! Come and say ‘hi’ to:
Our miniature Shetland ponies are perfect for little princesses.
The Two Little Pigs
Meet our two lively micro-pigs, who are keen to say hello. But mind your fingers!
The Two Big Pigs
Winston and Edgar are our two big Kune Kune pigs. They’re very gentle and super cute!
Curly coated Pigs
Are they a sheep or are they a pig? Meet our rare breed Mangalitsas.
The Four Billy Goats Gruff
They safely crossed the troll bridge and have settled in beautifully at Fairytale Farm.
The Donkeys from the Brothers Grimm
Can you make our donkeys smile?! ☺
Gorgeous South American birds, as tall as your children, that were hatched here at Fairytale Farm.
Free-range and friendly, you’ll find several breeds of chicken including our fluffy Silkies.
Turkey Lurkie and Friends
Listen to our turkeys gobbling, and watch the boys proudly showing off their colours.
Here you will find fluffy rabbits and sociable guinea pigs, all going about their daily business.
Geese and Ducks
We don’t have a Golden Goose but we do have a friendly grey one! Find Mother Goose and her duck friends next to our pond.
Meet our gorgeous Guinea Fowl; they’re noisy and quirky – a joy to watch!
Mary’s Little Lambs
Fairytale Farm’s genuine lost lambs, now grown up and called Verity and Barbara!
Alfie and friends
Inquisitive and alert, Alfie the Alpaca and his friends love to watch the world go by here at Fairytale Farm.
We feature special animal handling sessions throughout the day, and there are several feeding times to watch.
Please ensure that all children and adults wash their hands when leaving Alfie and Friends. There is a wash station at the exit from the animal zone.
6. Wilderness Walk
Meander through a range of wildlife habitats and experience our mini world of seasonal senses along the way.
NEW – Bird Feeding Station
See wild birds refuelling at this feeding station.
The Giant Vegetable Patch
Grab a spade, get digging and learn about seasonal vegtables.
Dont miss a thing. See the latest seasonal events from Fairytale Farm to delight your little ones. From a visit from the Easter Bunny to our themed weeks and half term events. There is always something going on.Click here