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The BIG Sheep

The BIG Sheep

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1842
  • Very Good
    520
  • Average
    204
  • Poor
    109
  • Terrible
    63

Recent Reviews:

  • LeandaMay
    Rugby, United Kingdom
    A really great day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 5th October 2019
    We had such an amazing day here with our two year old daughter and family. We arrived at around half 10 and went to every talk thereafter! We met nine different types of sheep (and petted/fed them... Read full review
  • Jay S
    London, England, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Wonderful
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 8th October 2019
    Wonderful day out...great combination of rides and animals mixed into the same venue. Shows good, and interactive. Indoor soft play also. Staff friendly. Good day for kids under 10👍🏻. Read full review
  • TravelMunchkinFP
    Wales, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Really suited for younger children
    2 of 5 stars
    Friday, 11th October 2019
    If our kids had been younger, say 3-6 then this would have been great, however I paid £45 (incl 25% discount) for a roller coaster ride (really good), some swings, a pedalo, a water balloon fight and... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Ramp/Level Access

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop
  • Tea Rooms

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site
  • Restaurant

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Facilities for children

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Families
  • Groups
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Smoking Some Areas
  • Stag and Hen Parties
  • Village Location

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates - £8.50pp for groups of 15 or more
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

How to find Us

The BIG Sheep is located in the village of Abbotsham, just outside of Bideford. Follow the brown tourist signs, which can be found on entry roads in and around Bideford.

The recommended route is via the A39 Atlantic Highway, we are two miles west of the Bideford bridge.

If you have SatNav the postcode is: EX39 5AP

Public Transport Directions

Travelling by Bus:

The only bus which drives past the BIG Sheep is the 319 stagecoach bus from Barnstaple town centre to Hartland and vice versa. The nearest bus stop is outside the church in Abbotsham, the small village where we are based. From the bus stop the BIG Sheep is a 2-3 minute walk away. However, ask the driver nicely and they will usually stop outside the car park and drop you off. This isn't a bus stop, but the drivers are usually very good if you ask nicely

Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AP

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Opening Times

Season (1 Mar 2019 - 30 Nov 2019)

* Open daily from April – October, 10am - 6pm. Open Weekends and School Holidays from November – March, 10am - 5pm.

Awards

  • Visit England Large Visitor Attraction of the Year - Gold 2014
  • TripAdvisor AwardsTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • South West TourismSouth West Tourism Excellence Awards - Silver South West Tourism Excellence Awards - Silver 2014

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