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The BIG Sheep

The BIG Sheep

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TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1672
  • Very Good
    491
  • Average
    190
  • Poor
    99
  • Terrible
    57

Recent Reviews:

  • Lauren S
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lots to see, good for a rainy day or a sunny day!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd September 2018
    There are demonstrations all day, including beer tasting! All the staff are all very amusing and approachable. The soft play is good with a nice cafe that serves really nice food (highly recommend... Read full review
  • matuk12018
    Cheltenham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great Fun
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st September 2018
    We visited on a very wet day but there was still loads to do. The displays were great. My 2 year old daughter loved feeding the lambs. Staff were great too Read full review
  • annarichmond
    Bude, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out for toddlers
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 19th September 2018
    We attended with a 2 and 3 year old and 4 adults. Great day of entertainment for all. Weather wasn’t brilliant but lots to do under shelter. Very pleased we came and may do another trip before the... 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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Tel01237 472366

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Opening Times

Season (1 Mar 2018 - 30 Nov 2018)

* 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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