The Animals

A day out at Melsop Farm Park in East Anglia is alive with an amazing number of different animals. Many of the animals are free ranging, allowing visitors to interact with them. 

Plan Your Visit

Tickets do not need to be booked in advance and the Farm Park is open daily 10am to 5pm during the school holidays. Outside of school holidays we are closed on Mondays.

About Us

Melsop Farm Park farm is perfect for family days out whatever the weather. Whatever the time of year there is somewhere for the children to play and enjoy the company of friends.

Welcome to Melsop Farm Park

Based in Breckland, Norfolk, Melsop Farm Park is home to a wide range of animals including sheep, goats, pigs, poultry, waterfowl and cattle.

A popular tourist attraction, the farm is perfect for family days out whatever the weather and time of year. Our visitors will learn all about the animals that live here at Melsop as you visit the waterfowl pond, animal paddocks, incubation rooms and more.

Among the most popular animals with our guests are our little lambs, our famous Albion Cattle, Middle White pigs, baby chicks and our Ouessant Sheep; the smallest sheep in the world . As well as learning about the animals, visitors can interact safely with many of them too. 

We also have a cafeteria, indoor play area, outdoor play area and gift shop for families and children to enjoy a fun-filled day out. 

The farm is completely COVID safe with social distancing and safety measures in place at the farm. 

To find out more about booking a visit and how we can accommodate you click on our Plan Your Visit page. We look forward to welcoming you to our family-run farm based in the heart of Breckland. 

Membership is priced at £40 for adults, £35 for adults aged over 65 and children aged over 3 and £25 for children aged 2. We also offer disability concession membership priced at £35.00.

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Other Services

We offer animals for hire including our team of reindeer that are bound to please any Christmas crowd. Other animals for hire are dependant on seasonal circumstances and your requirements. The final decision on animal hire will always be made with the animal’s best interests in mind.

All our animals are transported and supervised by a member of Melsop Farm Park staff who will stay during the event. We have previously hired out animals for occasions including weddings, civic functions, garden centres and more.

If you would like to find out more about hiring an animal, please visit our About Us page and contact us via email at or by phone on 01953 851943. 

Melsop Farm Park also runs an Adopt an Animal Scheme. Adopters will receive an information pack with a certificate of adoption, an entrance voucher to the farm and a photo of the animal.

Melsop Farm Park also offers an annual membership scheme,  which includes a range of benefits including; unlimited visits for a complete year and 10% discount in the gift shop and café.

To find out more about our adoption and annual membership packages please call 01953 851943.