Events & Celebrations

The BIG Sheep hosts some of the biggest and best events and festivals in Devon. The South West’s Largest Easter Egg Hunt, The South West’s Largest Halloween Spectacular Festival, One of the best Fireworks and Bonfire Nights in North Devon and the South West’s Largest Christmas Farmers Markets.

When you’re looking for things to do in Devon and Devon events or Festivals the BIG Sheep love an excuse to celebrate and you will find almost every season celebrated at the BIG Sheep.

Explore the events and festivals at The BIG Sheep in the list below and read more about each individual event festival.

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Halloween Festival

"FUN BY DAY & SCARY BY NIGHT" HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL The South West's BIGGEST and BEST Halloween Festival. Halloween at The BIG Sheep promises to be the best yet! Enjoy the happy, fun side of Halloween at the "Fun by Day" Halloween or the spookey scary side at the Scary…

Bonfire Fire Works Party

Bonfire & Burgers - Fireworks & Fun - Boogying & Bopping! Special Toddler Firework display earlier in the evening at 6pm                               Doors open at 5pm Junior Fireworks - 6pm Bonfire…

Christmas Farmers Markets

The South Wests largest Farmers Market with over 50 local produce stalls. Sponsored by the North Devon Journal       Free range turkeys, organic meats, sprouts on stalks, cheeses, cakes, puddings, biscuits, fudge, chocolate, bread, fish and Christmas trees are just some of the delights…

Woolly's Wonderland

Weekends in December and Daily from 20th - 24th December Santa’s elves have being beavering away day and night at The BIG Sheep adding their very own Christmas creativity to bring the magic of Christmas to everyone who visits.  Clicking their magical fingers, the elves haven’t stopped…

Psychic Suppers

Welcome to North Devon’s Premier Psychic suppers hosted by Susan Roberts- Pengelly of The English psychic company. When you join us for the evening you will have a personal, private reading with an excellent, experienced medium from The English Psychic Company and enjoy a delicious meal and dessert,…

Gingerbread Cottage Workshop

Home ‘Sweet’ Home Make your own Magical Gingerbread Cottage At the BIG Sheep 2pm to 4.30pm at the BIG Sheep Saturday 13th December How often do we complain that Christmas is becoming more commercialised each year?  This Christmas why not start you own family tradition, that will probably…

Breakfast with Santa

Sunday 21st December = SOLD OUT! Monday 22nd December = 9:30am Breakfast = Spaces available Christmas is a magical time of year for all children so why not sprinkle that extra bit of magic and make this Christmas even more special by treating the children in your life to Breakfast with Santa at the…

February Half Term School Holidays

FUNtastic half term Fun and Frolics at the BIG Sheep February Half Term – Saturday 14th – Sunday 22nd Feb. During February Half term holidays the park opens daily from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2014 10am until 6pm.  The normal weekend opening hours will apply either side…

The BIG North Devon Wedding Show

Sunday 8th March 2015 11am until 4pm Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at this new inspiring show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers. MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON... Read more about the 2014 Wedding Show Organised by 'Weddings…

Mothers Day

Free Entry to the BIG Sheep for all Mums when accompanied by a full paying child.

Easter Lambing

Lambs expected during February Half Term Holidays and Easter Easter at the BIG Sheep is an exciting time of year with lots of lovely lambs arriving to celebrate the advent of spring. Kid goats and piglets are also likely to arrive during Easter. Join in at the bottle feeding shows (running twice daily)…

Enjoy a Family Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at The BIG Sheep

HOP OVER TO THE BIG SHEEP FOR AN EGGSELLENT BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! A GIANT Easter bunny will be making a special appearance at the BIG Sheep family attraction on Good Friday 3rd April to enjoy a very special holiday breakfast before taking children on a magical Easter egg hunt around the family…

BIG Sheep Grand National

A highlight in our sheep race calendar. While many racers are competing in the British Grand National our favourite competiters; Red Ram, Wooly Jumper and Little Pullover to name a few will be battling out for the 2015 Practical Cup. The 6 sheep and their jockeys have been in secret training for almost…

Enjoy a Family Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at The BIG Sheep

HOP OVER TO THE BIG SHEEP FOR AN EGGSELLENT BREAKFAST WITH THE EASTER BUNNY! A GIANT Easter bunny will be making a special appearance at the BIG Sheep family attraction on Easter Monday 6th April to enjoy a very special holiday breakfast before taking children on a magical Easter egg hunt around the…

St George's Day

Anyone with the name George or Georgina is admitted free of charge to help celebrate St George's Day! George's or Georgina's must be accompanied by a full paying adult or child.

Classic Car Day

A Classic Day Out Sunday 14th June 2014 The BIG Sheep is hostingtheir annual classic day out on Sunday 14th June, 2014. On Sunday 14th June from 10.00am to 3.00pm the North Devon Sports and Classic Car Club will join forces with the Ultimate Classic Car weekend organized by Shoot Out Events to…

Fathers Day

Dad's visit for FREE when accompanied by 1 full paying child under 16 on Fathers Day. Are you struggling to think of an imaginative present to buy Dad this Father’s Day? Look no further, as The BIG Sheep in Bideford, has got the perfect ingredients for an extra special Fathers Day this year…

Summer School Holidays

From Saturday 25th July, Devon is offically on HOLIDAY! With 6 whole weeks of fun with the family, we want you to add a day out at The BIG Sheep to your summer intinery. With lots of summer attractions to enjoy whatever the weather brings we hope you and your family and join us! Watch our website for…

GIANT Veggie Competition

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th September 2015 Try your hand at gardening and enter our GIANT Veggie Competition - we will be on the look out for Vegetables of all shapes and size for our competition. Dave Maund from The Abbotsham Allotments worked hard in 2014 to grow this GIANT pumpkin. Can you beat him?…
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What they say

Something for everyone...even 17 lasses on a hen-do !! Trip Advisor Review May 2014

We had a fantastic action filled day at The BIG Sheep and saw some very bizarre things, from cool mountain boarding to racing sheep! - BBC Blue Peter

The BIG Sheep is the best all weather family adventure park in the area - Time Out

A lot more fun than Ascot - Michael Burke BBC National News

Age 8-57 had a fab time! One of the best theme parks we have ever been to - Loads to do! Lots of fun animals shows - made us laugh!