Aardman and Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm announce UK’s first permanent Shaun the Sheep farm attraction
Aardman and Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm are delighted to announce a long-term deal to bring Shaun the Sheep to his first permanent UK farm attraction.
The Lancashire based family experience, which opened this month, is the only farm attraction in the UK to have Shaun the Sheep in permanent residence. Occupying almost 2 acres of the 6 acre adventure farm, this is a fun-filled family destination full of engaging activities.
Owner Mark and Diane Edwards and their team have been theming various areas of the farm to create a new “camp” for Shaun the Sheep and his friends. The redesigned areas allow for Shaun the Sheep and his side kick Bitzer to present daily shows, including ‘meet and greets’ with photo opportunities.
Themed activities include Bitzer’s Kinetic Club House where children can pedal, push, turn and pull different devices to make exciting things happen using kinetic energy. The three troublesome pigs from the series are also in residence in Hog Splash, where children are encouraged to catch and recycle the water that the three pigs squirt; whoever collects the most water in the bucket wins!
The Moles have set up home in a huge bank of soil named Moley Moley, with tunnels leading from one side to the other, slides and molehills. At the far end of the area is a village fete which hosts Mossy Bottom Crafts where children can get creative making all things Shaun; from face masks, bunting and even small cut-out characters from the film and series.
Also opening soon will be an interactive educational area called The Ed-Shed where visitors can learn all about farming and agriculture.
Having managed Farmer Ted’s for over 16 years, Mark Edwards is thrilled to have Shaun the Sheep in residence at the family farm attraction: “I’ve been a long-term fan of Shaun the Sheep and Aardman, so we are excited to welcome Shaun and his flock to Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm. It really is an excellent opportunity to help maintain and boost tourism within the North West of England”.
More information, tickets and bookings can be found here.