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The Big Sheep.

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Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 5AP, England
+44 1237 472366
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My 3 year olds favourite hangout!

We have enjoyed many a fun day at the Big Sheep so much to do outdoors when the weather is decent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jleah86
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Millbrook, United Kingdom
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Fantastic for children of all ages

This is a great attraction for families with children of all ages. The staff are friendly and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark W
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Looking for a guaranteed day out that’s fun for all the family – then look no further than The BIG Sheep. No matter what the weather, this award-winning family attraction is guaranteed to be the highlight of your holiday. Come rain or shine Devon’s friendliest attraction has an action-packed programme of rides, shows, animals, indoor play and events to keep everyone in the family entertained all day long. The attraction was set up to create great holiday memories and the BIG Sheep ‘flock’ look forward to giving visitors to the park a totally EWEnique day out. The BIG Sheep is home to Devon’s most popular and largest roller coaster, plus 12 hilarious, EWEnique shows, with undercover viewing area. Outdoor play includes giant jumping pillows, twister ride, splash zone and archery tag. Gentle rides for toddlers include Piggy Pull-Along, Tractor Safari, self-drive Tractor Track, Pony Rides, Vintage Carousel, Swan pedaloes. Fantastic events throughout the year - www.thebigsheep.co.uk
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“roller coaster” (297 reviews)
“tractor ride” (170 reviews)
“duck trials” (117 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 5AP, England
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Abbotsham Rd, Bideford EX39 5AP, England
+44 1237 472366
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have enjoyed many a fun day at the Big Sheep so much to do outdoors when the weather is decent but also offering a great indoor play area for when it's not so nice weather! My 3 year old loves it here and always...More

Thank jleah86
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're thrilled to hear that your 3 year old loves the BIG Sheep. We run lots of seasonal events throughout the year and there is usually something going on most weekends. Lovely to hear that you enjoyed the Christmas Grotto too, our elves worked very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great attraction for families with children of all ages. The staff are friendly and the shows are entertaining for both adults and children. We took our 2 year old and he loved feeding the sheep, going on the tractor rides and the...More

Thank Mark W
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mark, thank you for the great review. With 9 shows a day we pride ourselves on delivering family fun for all ages so its great to hear that your flock found the shows entertaining. We look forward to welcoming ewe to the BIG Sheep...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good foods plenty of variety father Christmas grotto good value for money. Veg stalls were brilliantMore

Thank Sandra O
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Sandra, thank you for the 5* review. We have some of North Devon's top growers at our Christmas markets so its good to hear that you felt that the veg stalls were brilliant. Our elves will be thrilled that you enjoyed the Christmas grotto...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our primary motive for visiting was to see Santa's Grotto for our young daughter which was excellent. The Santa was brilliant and even managed to engage our shy/ sully teenage daughter. The route through to his lodge was well designed and the actual lodge was...More

Thank jswhitford-robson
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely feedback. I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Our farmers markets are always popular and are set to be even bigger and better next year. Our grotto has also been extremely well received by visitors young and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A day out with family - lots to do and see for all ages. My Granddaughter is very found of ducks - a member of staff took time to explain the difference between the ducks and what kind of pets they make..!

Thank wwh5
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I went to The Big Sheep on Saturday (09/12/2017) to see Father Christmas at Woolly's Wonderland with my 4 yr old son, partner, 2 friends and the 13yr old girl they help look after who suffers from Rett Syndrome. I have nothing but praise for...More

1  Thank Ryan-Keyte
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hello Ryan, thank you for the lovely review. I am so glad to hear that Ethan and Georgia enjoyed their visit to Woolly's Winter Wonderland to see Santa. We love nothing more than spreading the joy of Christmas to everyone who visits our Winter Wonderland...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We are sitting enjoying lunch in the play area cafe. We brought our Autistic Grandson to see Father Christmas. Although he’s 7 it’s the first Christmas he’s shown any real interest. After trawling round other venues to find one that understood we decided because of...More

Thank Ian R
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hello Ian, thank you for your lovely review and the 5* rating. I remember speaking to you on the phone when you were researching Father Christmas experiences for your grandson. I am very pleased that you chose The BIG Sheep and that the experience lived...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to visit for a day out with the family! Our boys are 6,7 and 9 and also loved it. The sheep racing is a must if you visit and watching the sheep dogs!More

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thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

thank you for the five star recommendation! Whatever the weather, there is always plenty of shows and attractions here at the BIG Sheep to keep everyone entertained. During the winter months we are open at weekends with our toasty warm indoor play area, plus the...More

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Took the family on a day out, and sadly my wife and I were disappointed with what was on offer for the price we paid - £26 for two adults and 2 children, essentially we paid for the most expensive soft play of all time....More

Thank Ed S
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

Hi Ed, sorry to hear you felt dissapointed by your recent visit to the BIG Sheep. During the winter we are open at weekends with a discounted entry price for our indoor play area plus the go-karts, jumping pillows, train ride, twister ride and piggy...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We visit every time we go to Devon, it's a fun-filled, family-friendly place that our children love and we enjoy. Our girls are 4 and 2 and it's hard to say what they love the most - feeding the sheep, the soft play, the train...More

Thank Dafman72
thebigsheep, Operations Manager at The Big Sheep., responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post such a lovely review. It's always good to hear what our customers enjoy the most as we have so much going on each day! I'm sorry to hear that you missed out on lamb feeding. Our lamb...More

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Revitt
2 October 2017|
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Yes we are and we would love to welcome you both 🐏🐏
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Caroline S
3 September 2017|
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