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Matlock Farm Park

Type:Farm

Jaggers Lane
Darley Moor
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 5LH
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Come on down to Matlock farm Park, the ideal place for families to visit to enjoy the fresh air of the countryside combined with fun interactive experiences with a wide range of friendly animals.

Matlock Farm Park is the ideal place to visit to enjoy the fresh air of the countryside, combined with fun indoor and outdoor interactive experiences with a wide range of friendly animals. There are daily small animal handling sessions, meerkat talks and wallaby encounters, with sheep racing* and ferret racing too. Short children’s pony rides are on every weekend and school holiday (£3.50 a go, 2.5 years minimum – buy token on arrival) and there is a full riding school offering lessons and hacks – must be pre-booked. There are super play facilities with the new Enchanted Hamlet multi-zone covered outdoor play area, the UK’s largest Jumping Pillow, indoor Rainforest playcentre and more.

There is a popular licensed café, a coffee shop and other takeaway catering outlets for refreshments during the day. 

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Please note, due to the close contact with our animals, we cannot allow dogs into the farm park. We can permit guide dogs, however.

Accessibility - Matlock Farm Park aims to be make their site accessible for all. Staff are always happy to assist to give an inclusive experience as possible. All pathways are fully tarmacked for smooth access and there is a Changing Places toilet and changing facility. 

 

Guide Prices

WEEKDAY TERM TIME PRICES:
ADULTS - £11.95
CHILD (4-14 YRS) - £9.95
TODDLERS (2-3 YRS) - £7.95
CONCESSIONS - £9.95
UNDER 2'S – FREE

WEEKEND AND SCHOOL HOLIDAY PRICES:
ADULTS -£12.95
CHILD (4-14 YRS) -£10.95
TODDLERS (2-3 YRS) -£8.95
CONCESSION -£10.95
UNDER 2’S -FREE


Family Day Passes
FAMILY OF 4 (2 ADULTS & 2 CHILDREN) -£46
FAMILY OF 5 (2 ADULTS & 3 CHILDREN) -£56
FAMILY OF 6 (2 ADULTS & 4 CHILDREN) -£67
These save money when visiting at weekends/school holidays. Mid-week, term-time individual tickets are already discounted. Please check if individual tickets or a family pass is the most cost efficient for the date of your visit.

Not including Sunday 28 August

Awards

  • Derbyshire AwardsPeak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2020 - Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver Award Peak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2020 - Visitor Attraction of the Year Silver Award 2020
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2022
  • Derbyshire AwardsPeak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2022 - Resilience and Innovation - Gold Award Peak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2022 - Resilience and Innovation - Gold Award 2022
  • Derbyshire AwardsPeak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2022 - Tourism Achiever - Silver Award Peak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2022 - Tourism Achiever - Silver Award 2022
  • Derbyshire AwardsPeak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2022 - Visitor Attraction - Gold Award Peak District & Derbyshire - Tourism Awards 2022 - Visitor Attraction - Gold Award 2022

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Changing Places
  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments
  • Picnic site

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Free Parking

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Opening Times

* Open all year round - Closed Christmas day and Boxing day.
1st April – 31st October Everyday 10.00am - 5.00pm
Extended opening to 5:30pm during summer weekends (weather permitting)
1st November – March 31st 10.00am - 4.30pm
Opening times subject to change

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      Map & Directions

      Road Directions

      From North/South Leave M1 motorway at junction 29 and take A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. Select left lane and, at next roundabout take 1st exit (continuous lane, towards Chatsworth). At traffic lights select middle lane, go straight on. At traffic light controlled roundabout (Matalan) take 2nd exit. At next roundabout (Morrison's) take 1st exit then go straight on at mini roundabout. Follow road to traffic lights at top of hill and turn right towards Matlock (A632). Follow road through Kelstedge and up very steep hill (Slack Hill). At top of hill turn right (signposted Matlock Farm Park) and follow road for approx 1½ miles then turn left (Jaggers Lane). Farm Park on left approx 50 metres down road.

      From East Follow A617 to M1 motorway junction then follow route from North/South.

      From West Follow A619 to Chesterfield. At roundabout (Morrison's) take 3rd exit then go straight on at mini roundabout. Follow road to traffic lights at top of hill and turn right towards Matlock (A632), then follow route from North/South.

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