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The BIG Sheep

The BIG Sheep

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TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1588
  • Very Good
    478
  • Average
    183
  • Poor
    98
  • Terrible
    55

Recent Reviews:

  • Adam S
    Dorchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Awesome!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th August 2018
    I went with my wife and three of my children age 12, 2 and 1 years. We really enjoyed the trip this time as we have been before. There is one roller coaster which my older daughter loved and there... Read full review
  • Claire F
    Plymtree, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Family day out
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 13th August 2018
    The Big Sheep is important to Devon as it remains local and has a great attitude towards promoting education amongst children. My daughter is almost too old to appreciate the parks younger sections... Read full review
  • Toffeetot
    uk
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Very Enjoyable
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 12th August 2018
    My family of 6 adults and 3 young children went to the Big Sheep at the beginning of August whilst on holiday in Devon We were all looking forward to our day out as the family tease me as my initials... 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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