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Acorn Farm

#46 of 207 things to do in Liverpool Features Animals
Depot Road | Kirkby, Liverpool L33 3AR, England
+44 151 548 1524
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had a great choice of plants

really enjoyed my afternoon out with my niece and her children,animals well looked after,and the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marie J
Enjoyable Few Hours

If you are looking for a cheap afternoon out this Farm is good for younger children. The children... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LeeG1305
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Acorn Farm is a visitor attraction offering a fun and educational day out in Kirkby, Liverpool. The farm park offers lots of animals to see and feed, two fantastic play areas, small animal petting and horse rides during weekends and school holidays, a cafe serving delicious home-cooked specials and desserts, a farm shop selling toys and gifts, refreshments and free-range home produced meat, eggs and goats milk ice cream and a plant sales area. The farm also runs a day service for local people with learning disabilities and also hosts Riding for the Disabled lessons on Friday mornings. Admission:Adults £2.50Children £1.50 (under 12 months free of charge)Admission prices correct as of 1st March 2012.Groups of 15 or more must book a guided tour, for which there is an additional charge.Small animal petting sessions and horse rides are available every weekend and during KMBC school holidays - please see our website for times. Petting costs £1 per person and horse rides are £2 per ride.Acorn Farm is a working farm as well as a visitor attraction and sells home-produced free-range eggs, beef, pork and lamb. We also produce our own goats milk ice cream in a wide range of delicious flavours. Special events and activities are often held at the farm, including our Halloween Party and Christmas Grotto. Acorn Farm also run an extensive educational programme, which consists of incubator hire, Animobile mobile farm and guided tours.We have a birthday party room available to hire for £40 and also run an animal sponsorship programme - the perfect gift for any animal lover or fan of the farm!(All prices displayed are liable to alteration without notice. Please call us for prices and availability. Thank you!)
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“horse ride” (20 reviews)
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Depot Road | Kirkby, Liverpool L33 3AR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

really enjoyed my afternoon out with my niece and her children,animals well looked after,and the people running the farm are lovely.

Thank Marie J
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Marie - we appreciate you taking time out to post your review. We're very pleased that you enjoyed your visit with your niece and her children and we hope you will all come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a cheap afternoon out this Farm is good for younger children. The children can feed the animals and go horse riding for £2 and there is also a little park for the kids. Cafe also on site although cant comment...More

Thank LeeG1305
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Lee. We're very happy that you and your children enjoyed your visit. We hope you will come back and see us again soon - you could treat yourselves to lunch in our Oak Tree Café.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with friend and our children. Kids disappointed the second we got there. We had looked at the website before going (which is not the best to navigate) there was nothing on there to suggest there was a number limit to the petting zoo. Just...More

Thank alison r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little farm just off the M57. It's only a couple of pounds to get in and get some feed for the animals. Good size and nice cafe as well

1  Thank Andrew C
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Andrew. We're very happy that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The kids love this place, plenty to do and see. You can stroke the animals get close and even get a ride on a horse. The cafe is very small and not so easy to get a table ifit's busy but the staff there are...More

2  Thank stecrawf2017
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Ste. Fair comment that the café is small and it can be busy at times (it's all about timing!!) - if it's a nice day it's lovely to use the outdoor tables we have around the farm. The food prepared by...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

)lovely interesting day out , especially for the little ones , and families on a tight budget , lots of different farm animals to feed and pet, two play areas, horse riding ,nature trail, farm /flower shop, and cafe, enough to keep the whole family...More

2  Thank lindasullivan2016
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your lovely review Linda. Lovely to hear that you and your children enjoyed you visit to the farm and we hope you will come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 18 April 2017

As a family we love going to Acorn Farm. There's lots of cute animals to see. The play park is lots of fun & the cafe serves great food. The staff are lovely & very nice. We highly recommend paying the extra £1 for the...More

2  Thank lisaloveschickens
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

That you so much for awarding us five stars and leaving your lovely review. The Small Animal Petting is a lovely experience and we are so glad you enjoy it. Our Farm Manager is on annual leave at the moment but we will be sure...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Visiting family and not wanting to go to Farmer Ted's again, this was an interesting, unexpected find and pleasant surprise. Reasonably priced there was a decent play area, artistic touches with the chimes and a kind of drum for the children to play with, as...More

1  Thank MsPTall
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for awarding us four stars. Great that you found us and even better that you plan to come back and visit us again. The sensory garden is a lovely place to sit, there is something lovely about listening to the chimes there.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit to acorn farm. We went for lunch first and were slightly disappointed by the limited menu (especially as a vegetarian). They had run out of jacket potatoes as well! The cafe was heaving so obviously popular. We then visited the...More

Thank misscwright
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We were sorry to read that you were disappointed with your visit. The café does get very busy at times which can occasionally lead to popular items selling out. We have recently reduced the amount of food in the bags...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

Brilliant place to visit, very reasonably priced, staff are all amazingly welcoming and the play area is also brilliant for the children once they have experienced all of the animals.

1  Thank Adam G
AcornFarm, Project Administrator at Acorn Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your review Adam, and for awarding us four stars. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will come back and see us again soon.

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Shelley N
Does the cafe offer any dairy-free options, and do they have allergy information available?
16 February 2017|
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Response from misscwright | Reviewed this property |
Jacket potato and beans?
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Sally2090
Hi, I was wondering can I take my own picnic into the farm, or do I have to purchase my food whilst I'm there?
22 August 2016|
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Response from AcornFarm | Property representative |
Hi, you're welcome to bring a picnic to the farm! Otherwise, we have great kids' choices and daily specials in Oak Tree Cafe.. Even if you bring a picnic, come in for a homemade cake!
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Tamcully
Do you have a father Christmas
22 December 2015|
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Response from Mary D | Reviewed this property |
yes there was a santa , £5 includes present
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