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Opening Times and Prices

Summer 2014 - 10 am - 6 pm
1st April - 2nd November

Winter 2013/2014 - 10 am - 5 pm
Weekends and School Holidays only
9th November 2013 - 30th March 2014

February Half Term School Holidays - 10 am until 5 pm
Monday 17th – Friday 21st February.

Summer 2014 - 10 am until 6 pm
1st April until last Sunday of October Half Term Holidays

Please call The BIG Sheep on 01237 472366 to check opening times.

We recommend that you spend at least 3 hours here - last entry is one hour before closing


Summer 2014
1st April - 2nd November
Adults, Children, Seniors: £12.95 each
Children under 3ft in height: £6 each
Babies under 12 months: Free
Children under 3 feet tall will be given a little shepherds card to return free of charge on future visits in 2013 after paying £6 on their first visit.
Return Admission within 1 week: £5 each

Winter 2013/2014 
Weekends and school holidays only between 9th November 2013 - 30th March 2014
Adults, Children, Seniors: £7.50 each
Children under 3ft in height: £3.50 each
Babies under 12 months: Free
Children under 3 feet tall will be given a little shepherds card to return free of charge on future visits in 2013/2014 after paying £3 on their first visit.

February Half Term School Holidays

Monday 17th - Friday 21st February (weekends of 15th/16th and 22nd/23rd winter prices will apply as only winter attractions will be operating.)

Adults, Children, Seniors: £12.50 each
Children under 3ft in height: £6 each
Babies under 12 months: Free

Group Prices

Summer 2014 only
Groups of 4 or more adults / children: £12.45 each
Groups of 16 or more adults / children: £7.95 each

School Group Prices

Summer 2014 only
School Children: £7.95 each
Teachers/Carers are free of a ratio of 1:4 for a group of children ages 8 years and under or 1:6 for a group of children aged 9 years and over.
Additional Teachers/Carers - £7.95 each

Pre School Children: £5.00 each.
Pre School Teachers and Adults - £7.95 each

Fair Pricing Policy For All

Admission includes free access to all shows and attractions and play areas. Some rides will carry a nominal cost as they cannot be used by all our visitors and an inclusive price would unfairly increase the entry cost.                  

Included in the summer entry price: (April - October)

BIG Sheep shows, including sheep racing, bottle lamb feeding, dog and duck trials, brewery show and tasting, horse whispering, sheep show, and sheep shearing, EWEtopia indoor playground, animal barn with pets corner, EWEston station train ride, farm safari tractor ride, twister chair-o-planes ride, carousel ride, piggy pull along ride, pedal go karts, jumping pillows, swan pedlos, pedal go karts, 1 bag of water balloons per family for use in the splash zone, 9 free lives on battlefield live combat zone.

Attractions which have a small charge include:

Pony rides (£1), self drive mini tractors (£1 - free tractor driving certificate), dizzy ducks (£1), shooting gallery (£1), battlefield live (prices from £3), the Ultimate High climbing taster session (£1) and mountain boarding taster session (£1).

Winter Season 

From 9th November 2013 until 30th March 2014 the BIG Sheep has limited attractions available. EWEtopia indoor play area,  the animal barn, battlefield live, jumping pillows, go karts, tractor driving school, train and the sheep shop are open Saturdays and Sundays 10am to 5.00pm. During the Winter Christmas Holiday, there are limited animals on site due to the animal barn hosting the South West's Largest Undercover Farmers Market. During the February half term holiday limited shows and attractions are open. Please call 01237 472366 or visit the website for the latest information.

Disabled Access

The BIG Sheep is committed to providing Access for All. At the BIG Sheep we aim to give ALL our visitors a great safe day out. Our caring and considerate team will endeavour to meet the individual needs of all our visitors and are always happy to provide help and assistance where necessary. – We will attempt to do whatever it takes to ensure we meet individual needs and requests.

The main park areas are assessible by ramps throughout.

There are a number of disabled parking bays available in the main car park close to the main entry. 

Wheelchair Access
We have a limited number of wheelchairs on site, available free of charge on a first come first served basis. All areas of the park are accessible by wheelchair but The BIG Sheep is a farm and some paths may be steep and a little uneven. 

The park has full disabled toilet facilities in two locations. 

Guide Dogs
Guide Dogs are welcome at The BIG Sheep.

Carers for the disabled are admitted free of charge (1 per person) and the price is reduced to £11.95 for the disabled. Guide dogs are welcome.

Recommended Arrival Times

Families or groups of children are strongly recommend to arrive before 11:30am to watch the Duck Trials show. Audience participation is a core part of the Duck Trialling show.

Visiting during Wet Weather

Shows: The BIG Sheep shows are demonstrated in the large indoor show arena. There are 3 outdoor shows where undercover seating and standing areas are provided.
Animals: The animals are kept in a large indoor barn.
Rides: All rides can be operated during wet weather. The train & tractor ride both have overhead covers. The twister ride cannot operate during high winds.
Indoor Play: The Ewetopia Indoor Playground is perfect for wet day play.
Battlefield Live will continue to operate in light to medium wet weather. It is only closed during wet weather when the ground becomes unsafe to play.

Show Timetable

1st April until 2nd November 2014 only

Download our Visitor Guide here, which is what we provide you with on arrival.

10.00 - Big Sheep Opens
10.30 - Sheep Shearing (school holidays only.)
11.00 - Sheep Show
12.00 - Duck Trials
12.30 - Bottle Feeding Lambs
1.00 - Beer Show
1.30 - Sheepdog Trials and Training
2.00 - Shearing
2.30 - Sheep Show
3.20 - Horse Whispering
3.50 - Sheep Racing
4.30 - Bottle Feeding Lambs
5.20 - Ewetopia Playground closes
6.00 - Sheep go to bed.

Please note:

Because nature is unpredictable and the welfare of our animals is paramount, the shepherding routine and demonstrations may have to be adjusted without notice. We advise that you call us before your arrival to avoid disappointment.

Ride Timetable

Our rides open during the day on a rotation basis, giving you the opportunity to enjoy all the rides, shows and attractions. On arrival, you will be issued with a Rides Timetable.


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What they say

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

Excellent Visit! I visited The Big Sheep with my 2 daughters aged 3 & 8 months . We had a really good day out even though the weather was awful. TripAdvisor Review May

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!

Baa-rilliant day out! They promise you that The Big Sheep is the highlight of any trip to North Devon and they're not wrong. TripAdvisor Review May