The Big Sheep Family Rides

Family Rides

Big Adventures and BIG screams are happening on our exciting rides! Leaving Big Smiles on EVERYONE’s faces!

There’s a family ride to suit everyone, from the daredevil to the more timid rider.

Rampage Rollercoaster

People having fun on The Big Sheep Rampage Rollercoaster
Rampage Rollercoaster

The BIG Sheep is home to North Devon’s biggest, highest and fastest rollercoaster. At 400m long and 13m high Rampage thrills riders with high speed twists, turns and drops. It’s the South West’s LARGEST family ride!

Experience the thrill of this kids amusment ride and try to spot other visitors on our Swan Lake or Battlefield Live attractions while you’re twisting around or even watch the Sheep Race go by!

And take the perfect souvenir home when you smile for our Coaster Camera on the ride!

The Twister

The Big Sheep Twister Ride
People having fun on the Twister Ride
Children enjoying the Twister Ride

Experience the thrill of flying through the air on The Twister. Soar past the trees as you swing past people below!

This kids amusement ride is suitable for all ages however riders must be over 3ft. The ride can be slowed for our younger visitors, just ask the friendly operator who will be happy to run a ‘slow’ ride for your little one.

For those that love The Twister you’re sure to love our Jumping Pillows and Splash Zone too!

Train Ride

The Big Sheep Train Ride
The Big Sheep Blue Train
Train ride stopping at the station

There’s a secret train station hidden in Devon.

Jump aboard our train at Eweston Station in the Nursery Barn for a magical family train ride around Swan Lake!

This is a childs ride with a difference. Fun for all ages and relaxing for the parents and grandparents.

See how many nursery rhyme characters you can spot on your way around the track and keep an eye out for ducklings and our resident family of geese too.

Why not say hello to our other visitors on our Swan Pedalos as well to see if they wave back from the water!

Swan Lake Pedalos

People enjoying the Swan Lake Ride
Children having fun on a Swan Pedalo
View from Swan Lake Pedalo

How many times can you say you rode a swan?

Only in Devon can you take a well earned break and have a leisurely pedal in our elegant Swan Pedalos. Gently move along with our curious ducks and for all the keen gardeners out there, look out for the luscious Lilies, Canadian Pool Weed, Gunnera, Reed Mace or Papyrus. A perfect family ride!

Pony Rides

Getting Ready for a Pony Ride
Getting Ready for a Pony Ride

Take a break from the twists and thrills of our family rides to enjoy a completely different one!

For only £1, your little ones, over 3 years old, can enjoy an accompanied pony ride.

If you’re under 3 foot you will get the chance to ride on a miniature pony, over 3 foot and you will get a full sized pony.

All safety equipment will be supplied and you can even buy a pony rosette to take home as the perfect keepsake afterwards!

Tractor Safari

The Big Sheep Tractor Safari
A family smiling and waving on the tractor safari

Let’s go on a safari but let’s do it Devon style!

Let’s clim onboard for an exciting tractor safari!

Great outdoor fun for kids of all ages plus adults who’ve always wondered what it’s like to be on a tractor. Take a tour and see our farm’s wildlife. You won’t spot a lion or a hippo but you might see our alpacas, llamas and more!

Tractor Rides

Children having fun on the pig tractor ride
Children being pulled along on the Tractor Ride
A young boy having fun on a yellow Tractor Ride

Climb on the Piggy Pull-a-Long and take a Tractor Ride! These little piggies are all ready for you to clamber onboard and let the tractor take you for an off track adventure!

Like to be in the driving seat? Take a tractor out for yourself at our special Tractor Ride Track!

Electric Quad Bikes

Brightly coloured electric quad bikes
Brightly coloured electric quad bikes on the track

Go Karts just not enough for you? Feel the need for speed with our Quad Bikes. For an extra small charge you can experience the fun and thrills of jumping onto our quads bikes and taking them for a spin, perfect for your thrill seeking teenager!

Vintage Pony Carousel

Children having fun on the vintage pony carousel
Toddler having fun on the vintage pony carousel

Travel back to a gentler time and let your little ones experience the simple charms of our vintage pony carousel.

A perfect outdoor activity for your child to enjoy the easy pace as they carousel around in our perfectly restored vintage pony carousel with a variety of animals to ride on.