Days Out Doncaster

Farms & Zoos

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Boston Park Farm

Boston Park Farm is a fun day out for all the family!

A traditional working farm with the farm park which allows children to get up close with a wide range of farm animals. You can pet and feed most of the animals and also join in with animal handling sessions.

We have outdoor climbing frames, swings, slides, go-karts, mud kitchens and a bale pyramid to climb. Also inside there is an indoor soft play area which is suitable for children up to 8 years old, an indoor bouncy castle, play kitchen and a large indoor sandpit.

From mid July until the end of October you can also do our Maize Maze, which is included in your general admission ticket.

Our cafe, serving hot and cold meals is open everyday as well as our brand new outdoor Snack Baa, serving ice creams and other snacks. 

Pre-booking essential.

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Aston Springs Farm

Opening our doors in 2013, we’ve gone from strength to strength, providing a great place to explore and play, enjoying walks along our farm and nature trail. There’s plenty of animals to see and feed, lots of fun to be had and memories to be made – all at great low entry prices. We have an outdoor play area, restaurant and pottery painting shop onsite. We offer a Farm Stay camping experience and a range of animal experiences which includes alpaca walking and ferret walking!

Open 7 days a week (10am- 4pm)

£5.25- adult

£4.50- child

1 & Under- free

Animal feed – £1 per bag

Aston Springs Farm, Mansfield Road, Aston, Rotherham, S26 5PQ

Cannon Hall Farm

Winner of FAN UK Farm Attraction of the Year 2016 and Welcome to Yorkshire’s Taste of Yorkshire Award 2017, Cannon Hall Farm features one of the biggest adventure playgrounds in the north of England.

Enjoy sheep and ferret racing and live milking demonstrations. We’ve a huge variety of animals including cows, pigs, donkeys, llamas and reptiles. Kids enjoy their brilliant indoor play area! Adults enjoy the amazing farm shop!

Admission prices vary between £3 and £11.95 per person depending on the time of year.

Under 2’s are free

01226 790427

See the Mumbler Events listings to see what’s happening this month at Cannon Hall Farm

Equine Dreams of Bawtry (Formally known as Horseworld)

Situated between Bawtry & Tickhill, Equine Dreams is a purpose built centre offering experiences for age 2 years upwards.

  • Riding school
  • Experience Pony rides
  • Unicorn rides
  • Alpaca experience/ trekking
  • Petting rare breeds
  • Ziggy the zebra experience
  • Pony birthday parties
  • Unicorn birthday parties
  • Alpaca birthday parties
  • Home Visits available for special occasions
  • Cafe

New to Equine Dreams every Tuesday and Friday…

Magical unicorn and pony rides between 12pm and 5pm. The price is £15 which includes a lunch box. No booking required.

North View Farm, Bawtry Road, Tickhill, South Yorkshire, DN11 9HA

Call 01302 751 698



Hall Farm Park

  • Meet the farm animals
  • Indoor play barn
  • New outdoor play area
  • Crazy golf
  • Goat walking
  • Woodland walk
  • Tractor rides

Caistor Road, South Kelsey, LN7 6PR (about 55 minutes drive from Doncaster)


Piglets Adventure Farm: Summer Fun Pass

23rd July- 4th September 

Get ready for acres of Summer fun!

  • bigger & better beach
  • daily foam parties
  • new indoor play
  • fairy tale trail
  • maize maze challenge
  • piglets maternity ward
  • animal activities
  • outdoor adventure

Towthorpe Grange, York, YO32 9ST (around an hours drive from Doncaster)

Ponderosa Zoo

Ponderosa Zoo is family friendly zoo with over 140 animals, including Lemurs, Meerkats, Otters, Scottish Wildcats, Reindeer and many more! We have multiple outdoor play areas and a Lakeside restaurant.

Off Smithies Lane, Heckmondwike, WF16 0PN (about an hours drive from Doncaster)

Shepherds Place Farm, Haxey

Shepherds Place Farm is a rare breed petting farm based at Haxey. 

  • family friendly farm
  • ice cream parlour
  • animals you can get close to
  • giant bouncy pillow
  • large indoor play area
  • family restaurant
  • children’s activity areas
  • outdoor play area with climbing frames and zip line

Open 10am – 4pm every day

£3.50 – adults

£5.50 – children

Under 1s- free

99A Akeferry Road, Haxey, DN9 2NF


Tickhill Alpacas

Located on the outskirts of Tickhill, Sunny Acres is the perfect hideaway to enjoy some chill time and do something a little bit different!

Alpaca Countryside walk – £25 per Alpaca (maximum 2 people per alpaca)

Alpaca Glamping – £95 per night (Sunday- Thursday) £115 per night (Friday & Saturday). Tent sleeps up to 6 people.

Sunny Acres, Hindley Lane Off Apy Hill Lane, Tickhill, Doncaster, DN11 9BF

Karen: 07881 309 166

Tropical Butterfly House

Meet the mini beasts and meerkats, butterflies, birds and amazing wildlife from around the world…plus there is an amazing adventure park and wet play park.

Tropical Butterfly House, Wildlife & Falconry Centre, Woodsetts Road, North Anston, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S25 4EQ
01909 569 416 /

Wentworth Garden Centre and Family Farm

Wentworth Garden Centre is a lovely place to visit with free car parking.

There is a family friendly cafe, a lovely garden centre and pet shop to look around and a free children’s play area.

For an additional fee you can enter the family farm where you can feed the animals and also enjoy more play areas! There is also a walled garden which you can take a stroll around for a small fee.

Wentworth Garden Centre Hague Lane, Wentworth Rotherham, South Yorkshire
S62 7TF Phone: 01226 744842


White Post Farm

For over 30 years we’ve been entertaining millions of children and adults, giving them the chance to get up close to a wide variety of friendly animals!

There’s always so much to do here at the farm, rain or shine; from holding chicks, to stroking reptiles, to feeding some of our cheeky llamas – there’s something for everyone. As well as meeting the animals, you can zoom around on go-karts, explore our indoor and outdoor play areas, grab a bite to eat, catch a seasonal show, or even pick up a new pet – free range fun for the whole family! The farm is open all year round from 10am, and is perfect for family days out, school trips and birthday parties!

White Post Farm, Mansfield Road, Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8HL

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

Yorkshire Wildlife Park is a unique wildlife park located just outside Doncaster. The wildlife attraction brings families in touch with some of the world’s most beautiful and at risk species including Polar Bears, Black Rhino, Lions, Tigers and Giraffes. For a more in-depth experience, visitors can book a selection of behind-the-scenes VIP Experiences.

There is a great range of indoor and outdoor play areas at YWP and some fantastic cafes and restaurants. There are lots of picnic spots too!

A great day out for the whole family.

Current opening times are:

Weekdays- opens at 9:30am and closes at 6pm

Weekends- opens at 9am and closes at 6pm

Hurst Lane, Doncaster, DN9 3QY