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The BIG Sheep

The BIG Sheep

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TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1711
  • Very Good
    502
  • Average
    198
  • Poor
    101
  • Terrible
    59

Recent Reviews:

  • Rachel M
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Definitely weren't bored...
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    Just me and Miss 14 - had my doubts but she was really keen to see the animals. There way longer than I'd planned, just going from one thing to another...play area, trampoline, chair ride, sheep... Read full review
  • Avo123
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Super day out!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 19th April 2019
    Went with four young children and four adults. There is a lovely mix of animals, rides and shows here - it is a great place. The sheep show was very funny and informative and would recommend. The... Read full review
  • jaimew_11
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great family day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 20th April 2019
    We were only planning or spending a couple of hours here, but ended up staying all day! Great day out for the whole family. Alex on the rollercoaster was great,my daughter thought he was hilarious. 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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