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Wildlife Park, £7.50-£11.50


Marsh Farm Country Park

Marsh Farm Country Park


Marsh Farm Road,
South Woodham Ferrers,


Acres of Magical Fun for Everyone, have a fabulous family day out at Marsh farm. Take part in many of the animal interactions and shows, including Pesky Pets Show, Pony Grooming and meet a Pet. Birds of Prey swoop and soar over the farm during the Birds of Prey Displays. Jump about on the bouncy pillows, play in the extensive indoor or outdoor play areas and see all your farmyard favourites. Tractor and Trailer rides daily through the surrounding country park

The NEW Play Barn Restaurant has hot and cold meal options including a children's menu. Choice from a wide range from filter coffees and scrumptious homemade cakes to ice-creams and picnic options. Traditional Tearoom and Gift Shop. Additional activities and catering on peak days. Special Events throughout the year. Marsh Farm is a truly memorable day out for all the family.

" Meet a Pet
" Pony rides*
" Pony Grooming
" Farmyard favourites
" Feed the animals
" Outdoor/Indoor adventures play areas
" Llamas and Alpacas
" Walkthrough Aviary
" Birds of Prey*
" Bouncy Pillows
" Tractor and Trailer Ride
" Milking Demonstrations
" Arts & crafts*
*Peak Days (Pony Rides minimum age of 5 years.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Open daily 10am - 5pm
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.


*Peak Days
£11.50, Family £42.00, Under 2's FREE

Off Peak
£7.50, Family £28, Under 2's FREE

Please visit our website for full information on Group Bookings, School Groups, Birthday Parties and our Disabled Guests


See location of Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TQ 809961  Lat: 51.63529 Long: 0.61358

By Road:
From the A130 follow the brown tourist signs to Marsh Farm. We are in South Woodham Ferrers, which is 12 miles south of Chelmsford, easily accessible from the A130, A12, A127 and M25.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Woodham Ferrers station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • YesDesignated parking for guests with disabilities
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance
  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis gravel
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesHas a ramp

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesHearing loop system
  • YesClear signage
  • YesWheelchairs provided
    • YesFree
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system


  • YesRamp to entrance
    • YesHandrail by ramp
  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • Restaurant / cafe provide meals for visitors with special dietary requirements:
    • YesLactose free (dairy free)
    • YesOrganic
    • YesVegetarian
  • YesHigh chairs for children
  • YesChildren's menu