Monday, 27 May 2013

Fishers Farm Park Excellence Award 2013

Fishers Farm Park
EARNS 2013 TRIPADVISOR
CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE


Honoured as a Top Performing Farm Park
as Reviewed by Travellers on the
World’s Largest Travel Site



Fishers Adventure Farm Park  announced on 22nd May 2013 that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honours hospitality excellence, is given only to establishments that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor, and is extended to qualifying businesses worldwide. Only the top-performing 10 per cent of businesses listed on TripAdvisor receive this prestigious award.

To qualify for a Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of four or higher, out of a possible five, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor, and must have been listed on TripAdvisor for at least 12 months. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews received within the last 12 months.

 “Fishers Farm Park is delighted to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence,” said Tim Rollings, Owner of the Park. “We strive to offer our customers a memorable experience, and this accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into positive reviews”.

 “TripAdvisor is delighted to celebrate the success of businesses around the globe, from Sydney to Chicago, Sao Paulo to Rome, which are consistently offering TripAdvisor travellers a great customer experience,” said Alison Copus, Vice President of Marketing for TripAdvisor for Business. “The Certificate of Excellence award provides top performing establishments around the world the recognition they deserve, based on feedback from those who matter most – their customers.”


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Open: ALL YEAR! 10am – 5pm daily (sometimes later in the summer)
Prices: Various, see website for details
Website: www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk
Enquiries & Bookings: 01403 700063
Groups & Schools: groups@fishersfarmpark.co.uk or 01403 700063
Address: Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG



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Friday, 17 May 2013

Peppa Pig at Littlehampton Harbour Park


SPECIAL EVENT WITH PEPPA PIG


Peppa Pig is coming to the seaside this year and will be appearing at Harbour Park on Wednesday 29th May 2013, during Spring half term and on Saturday 13th July 2013. Peppa Pig will be making personal appearances at intervals on both days. Entry is gained via Go Unlimited Wristband.

Harbour Park is home to the sea, riverside-walk, picnic greens and buckets of laughs. It really is a must do for any family planning a fun day out! There is excitement for all ages right on Littlehampton’s award winning sandy beach and riverside crabbing spots.

NEW IN 2013

This year we will introduce the amazing Orca Wave Ride, kiddie Aqua Bumper Boats; free WIFI in catering outlets, new prize collection centre in family arcade, extended indoor soft play area with new features anda Kelly’s of Cornwall Ice Cream Parlour on the riverside.

THE FUN JUST KEEPS COMING:


Splash land on our Log Flume and throw your hands up on a Crazy Caterpillar Coaster. Try family favourites like the Waltzer, Dodgems and Adventure Golf. Rides for younger children include Merry-go-Round, Giant Slide, trampolines and mini-car circuit.
Inside offers a soft play area, prize ticket arcade games and eateries. The Galley Restaurant serves freshly battered fish and chips, the Harbour Coffee House provides delicious Columbian bean coffee and the Kelly’s Ice Cream offers creative flavours like Bubble Gum.


Open:
Indoors from 10am daily, outdoor rides from midday - Go to website for further details
Prices: FREE ENTRY, Go to website for ride wristbands and ticket book discount packages
Website: www.harbourpark.com
Enquiries & Booking: 01903 721200 Groups & Schools: 01903 721200
Address: Harbour Park, Windmill Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LH

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Monday, 13 May 2013

Sealife Brighton Voucher


Sea Life Brighton Voucher 2013

£5 OFF PER PERSON AT SEA LIFE BRIGHTON 

Exclusive kidstodo OFFER Sea Life Brighton voucher now available to use until 30th June 2013.

MAY & JUNE OFFER:  £5 OFF PER PERSON.
This voucher entitles a maximum of 4 people to £5 off the standard individual entry

Sealife Brighton Voucher is valid at Brighton SEA LIFE  until 30th June 2013. Check opening dates/times at Brighton Sea Life.
* * PRINT THE SEALIFE BRIGHTON VOUCHER PAGE  AND TAKE IT WITH YOU * *

This offer is ONLY obtained upon presentation of THIS kidstodo voucher at Brighton Sealife only. Terms and conditions apply.
 

The Brighton Sea Life  - Let us take you on a fascinating journey from the coastline to the depths of the ocean.  Discover a magical underwater world filled with a dazzling array of amazing creatures.  Every step will reveal something new, from a face to face encounter with sharks to a hands-on rockpool experience.

As well as being able to ride the UK’s first Glass Bottom Boat, have a fascinating Behind the Scenes Tour and join in with our free interactive rockpool experience where you can touch crabs and starfish, there is another new feature for 2013 – Octopus Garden!

The octopus has astonishing physical and mental skills, it’s an expert at hide and seek!  In the bright, exciting and challenging Octopus Garden, nothing is necessarily what or where it seems to be.  Can you find the Giant Pacific Octopus hiding in its lair?
Free talks and feeds are available throughout the day to learn about the creatures and how you can help Sea Life with their conservation efforts.

*An additional charge applies for the boat and Behind the Scenes tour

Click here for the Sealife Brighton Voucher
 
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Saturday, 11 May 2013

Family Farms West Sussex

Family Farms West Sussex


Lots of farm animals for the children to see to include lambs, pigs, shire horses, ponies, rabbits, chicks and more at Family Farms in West Sussex. Children can feed the lambs, milk a cow or a goat, enjoy animal handling and take a tractor ride over the fields.

Some Family Farms in West Sussex  now have so much more for the family to all enjoy with indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Trampolines, swing boats, sand pits, tree houses, zip slide and bouncy inflatable slides and soft play.

Family Farms in West Sussex can all be found on kidstodo with direct links to their websites providing more information on the individual farm, opening times, directions etc.

FAMILY FARMS WEST SUSSEX



Fishers Adventure Farm Park
A much loved family attraction, the multi-award-winning Fishers is arguably the number one all-inclusive, all-year attraction in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.
Officially announced this year as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’ and with all rides and activities included in your admission, Fishers is undoubtedly the ultimate day out for any family, and promises a farm-tastic day of fun come rain or shine!
Address: Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG Website: www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk


Coombes Farm - Nr Lancing
Lambing time is March - April, please call for dates. We have over 800 ewes lambing. and tractor rides to the top of the beautiful South Downs. See sheep, cattle, cornfields, beautiful conservation areas and a working dewpond. Address: Coombes Farm Tours, Church Farm, Coombes, Nr Lancing, West Sussex. Tel: 01273 452028 Family Farms West Sussex

Gaston Farm - Slindon
See the miracle of life at Gaston Farm throughout April where you can see and learn about the lambs, ride out on a tractor and trailer to see the sheep in their natural habitat out on the South Downs, stroke a baby lamb and if you're really lucky, witness a birth first hand! Gaston Farm is on Church Hill Road in Slindon, just off the A29 between Pulborough and Fontwell. Tel: 01243 814269 Family Farms West Sussex

Holmbush Farm World - Horsham
Lots of farm animals, tractor rides, cow & goat milking, animal handling, goat races.Playground with bale maze, mini mountains, sand pits, tree houses, indoor playarea with ride on tractors, soft play & castle. Address: Holmbush Farm World, Faygate, Nr. Horsham, W.Sx, RH12 4SE. Tel: 01293 851110 Family Farms West Sussex

Tulleys Farm - Crawley
Farm Shop, Tea Room, Pick Your Own Berries and Animal Patch. Tulleys Maize Maze. Attractions include Giant Maize Maze, Fun Adventure Play, Pan for semi precious stones at the Gem Mine, Fortune Maze, Fun Farm rides and more. Address: Turners Hill Road, Turners Hill, Crawley, W.Sussex RH10 4PE. Tel: 01342 718472 Family Farms West Sussex

Washbrooks Farm - Hurstpierpoint
The family farm. Exciting outdoor adventure park with sandpits, tractors and swings. Tractor & Tralier rides. Tea room. Address: Washbrooks Farm, Brighton Road, Hurstpierpoint, West Sussex, BN6 9EF. Tel: 01273 832201 Family Farms West Sussex


Family Farms West Sussex
Family Farms East Sussex

Family Farms East Sussex

Family Farms in East Sussex


Lots of farm animals for the children to see to include lambs, pigs, shire horses, ponies, rabbits, chicks and more at Family Farms in East Sussex. Children can feed the lambs, milk a cow or a goat, enjoy animal handling and take a tractor ride over the fields.

Some Family Farms in East Sussex  now have so much more for the family to all enjoy with indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Trampolines, swing boats, sand pits, tree houses, zip slide and bouncy inflatable slides and soft play.

Family Farms in East Sussex can all be found on kidstodo with direct links to their websites providing more information on the individual farm, opening times, directions etc.

FAMILY FARMS EAST SUSSEX

 

Spring Barn Farm nr Lewes

Set in the spectacular South Downs National Park, Spring Barn Farm is the perfect family day out.
Open year round, with lots of animals to meet, tractor and trailer rides, bouncing pillows, indoor and outdoor play, there is always so much to see and do! Fantastic indoor play with MEGA SLIDES, young tractor drivers course and Under 5’s soft play area. The farmhouse kitchen restaurant serves delicious home-cooked food, tempting cakes and cream teas. And why not visit our farm shop? Full of fresh local produce, farm-reared meat and a range of ceramics and lovely homeware. Prices: Please see website: www.springbarnfarm.com
All attractions and activities subject to availability and weather conditions.
Address: Spring Barn Farm Park, Kingston Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND.

Blackberry Farm - Nr Lewes
Working Farm. Feed the animals, Pony rides, tractor rides, indoor soft play area, extensive outdoor play area with trampolines, swing boats, zip slide & bouncy inflatable slide etc. Paint Pottery workshop. Address: Blackberry Farm , Whitesmith, Nr Lewes. East Sussex BN8 6JD. Tel: 01825 872912. Family Farms East Sussex

Heaven Farm - Uckfield
Farm nature trail. Family of wallabies and their joeys in the parkland surrounding this ancient farm. Farm museum.
Address: Heaven Farm, Furners Green, Uckfield. East Sussex, TN22 3RG. Tel: 01825 790226 Family Farms East Sussex

Middle Farm - Nr. Lewes
Farmyard favourite animals. Activites throughout the day. Outdoor playground, hay play barn, a nature trail around the farm and picnic area.
Address:Middle Farm, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LJ. Tel: 01323 811411 Family Farms East Sussex

Seven Sisters Sheep Centre - Nr Eastbourne
A family run farm for animal lovers. One of the largest collections of sheep in the world with other 40 different breeds of sheep. Bottle feeding sessions, shearing and sheep milking demonstrations, cheese making. Tractor trailer rides and play area.
Address:Seven Sisters, Gilbert Drive, East Dean, nr Eastbourne, E.Sussex BN20 0AA. Tel: 01323 423207 Family Farms East Sussex

Blackstock Farm - Hellingly, nr. Hailsham
A fabulous family day out! Indoor soft play, outdoor play area for children of all ages, tractor rides, horse and cart, horse grooming and much more. Fantastic licensed cafés and our Farm Shop selling lots of local produce - something for everyone!
Address: Blackstock Farm, Grove Hill, Hellingly, nr. Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 4HF. Tel: 01323 848006

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Thursday, 2 May 2013

Fishers Adventure Farm Park Competition


WIN A FAMILY TICKET TO
FISHERS FARM PARK


 

Kidstodo have teamed up with Fishers Adventure Farm Park in West Sussex and are giving away Two Family Tickets to the park. Fishers Adventure Farm Park Competition

New at the Zoo in 2013


A much loved family attraction, the multi-award-winning Fishers is arguably the number one all-inclusive, all-year attraction in the heart of the West Sussex countryside.
Officially announced as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’ and with all rides and activities included in your admission, Fishers is undoubtedly the ultimate day out for any family, and promises a farm-tastic day of fun come rain or shine! Fishers Adventure Farm Park Competition
 
 

2013 Additions...
Constantly evolving at Fishers, they’re developing a number of sections within the park this year into exciting new exhibits for all visitors to enjoy! Visit the delightful ‘Animal Encounters Barn’ (open June 2013) with interactive and educational additions – perfect for school trips! The new soft play centre (opening Winter 2013) with toddler areas and giant slides... and finally, the new Splash Attack Summer Sun Deck and Café (opening May 2013) complete with a new ‘Mocktail Bar’ for the thirsty parents...! Fishers Adventure Farm Park Competition

Indoor Fun…
Daily Magic Shows, Animal Shows, Indoor soft play centre, Small Animal Handling sessions and live milking demos coming soon! Café Moo Moo’s ‘Cowpat Cannons’ makes another indoor exciting indoor option for all weathers. See www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk
Rides...
Tractor Rides, Ghost Tunnel, Climbing Wall, Skating Rink, Toboggan Run, Adventure Golf, Pony Rides, Animal Racing and more than 40 different rides and attractions.
...Fishers Adventure Farm Park is most definitely the number one choice for a jam-packed fun-filled family day out!
 
 
 

 

Spring Barn Farm

A great family day out
at the Spring Barn Farm
May Bank Holiday Weekend



You can have so much fun at Spring Barn Farm – whatever the weather
  • COCKY’S fantastic indoor play open from 10am
  • visit our animals and even give some of them a cuddle
  • 2 great jumping pillows!
  • help feed the pigs
  • outdoor and indoor adventure play
  • extra seasonal activities and events
For admission prices to the farm park please click here

Indoor Play  

Astra , drop and tube slides, under 5yr soft play area,”little chicks” & the SBF tractor challenge…beep beep! Come and let your little ones test their tractor driving skills on our new pedal tractor area! All makes for great fun whatever the weather at the farm.


Fantastic Adventure Play Area

Plenty of fresh air and hours of fun for kids of all ages in our farm park! There’s jumping pillows to bounce on (weather dependent), the zip wire to whizz down, go karts to race on, the sandpit to build castles in, slides to slide down, swings to swing on…you get the picture! The only question now is…..what to do first?

Tractor and trailer rides

Tractor and trailer rides have now finished for the Winter. They will of course be back next Spring, we will announce it on the website. Plenty of other things to see and do in the meantime though!

Address: Spring Barn Farm Park, Kingston Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND.
For more information visit their website http://www.springbarnfarm.com


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May Bank Holiday

Weekend






Woodland Walks: Bluebells & Wild Flowers - Nymans

27 April to 3 May
2013 11am - 12:30 pm
Join the woods team for a walk through Nymans woodlands taking in the splendid displays of bluebells and other spring wild flowers. Free event (normal admission charges apply)
Address: Nymans, Handcross, nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6EB

Family ARTventures - Nymans
4th & 5th May 10:30am - 3:30pm
Our drop-in workshops have plenty of materials and ideas for fun things for families to make and do. Booking Not Needed. Normal Admission Charges Apply.
Address: Nymans, Handcross, nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6EB

Tractor Day - Fishers Farm
Sunday 5th May
GRANDPARENTS GO FREE!! All Grandparents are being welcomed at Fishers this Sunday for an exciting day of family fun – from “serene” to “extreme”…there’s an experience for everyone! A huge selection of Massey Ferguson Tractors will be appearing at the Park as part of a special ‘Tractor Display’. Jump aboard Fishers’ famous OLYMPIC TRACTOR RIDE or enjoy the acres of Sussex countryside… no wonder Fishers is still “Where The Family Comes First”! Address: Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG Tel: 01403 700063 Website

Veteran and Classic Motorcycle Show - Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre
Sunday 5th May
Beautifully maintained motorcycles will cruise their way into the Museum to showcase their history and style. Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, Amberley,near Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT.T: 01798 831370

Tom and Bobby with their creepy crawlies - Holmbush Farm World
6th May

Holmbush Farm World, Crawley Road, Faygate, Nr. Horsham, West Sussex,RH12 4SE.
Tel: 01293 851 110

Insect Festival - Arundel Wetlands
Mon 6th May
Join us this Bank holiday when we focus on the small things in life with activities, crafts and trails about bees & insects. All activities are included in your admission price.
Address: The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Mill Street, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9PB.
T: 01903 883355

Fishers Adventure Farm Park
Officially awarded as one of the ‘Best Farm Attractions in the UK’ and with all rides and activities included in your admission, Fishers is undoubtedly the ultimate day out for any family, and promises a farm-tastic day of fun indoors or outdoors!
New for 2013... the fascinating ‘Animal Encounters Barn, the splashing ‘Summer Sun Deck’ and the exhilirating ‘Indoor Soft Play Barn’...so much to look forward to! For special offers and events see their website www.fishersfarmpark.co.uk.
Address: Fishers Farm Park, Newpound Lane, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EG

Littlehampton Harbour Park
NEW IN 2013:
This year we will introduce the amazing Orca Wave Ride, kiddie Aqua Bumper Boats; free WIFI in catering outlets, new prize collection centre in family arcade, extended indoor soft play area with new features anda Kelly’s of Cornwall Ice Cream Parlour on the riverside.
Splash land on our Log Flume and throw your hands up on a Crazy Caterpillar Coaster. Try family favourites like the Waltzer, Dodgems and Adventure Golf. Rides for younger children include Merry-go-Round, Giant Slide, trampolines and mini-car circuit.
Inside offers a soft play area, prize ticket arcade games and eateries. The Galley Restaurant serves freshly battered fish and chips, the Harbour Coffee House provides delicious Columbian bean coffee and the Kelly’s Ice Cream offers creative flavours like Bubble Gum. Visit their website for more information.


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May Bank Holiday
Weekend

 
Early May Bank Holiday 'Steam Up' - Kent & East Sussex Railway
4th May to 6th May

The Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterton are planning a fantastic bank holiday weekend when visitors can enjoy a good old @Steam Up' each day between 4th & 6th May 2013.
A varied timetable will afford plenty of opportunities to travels behind several locomotives between Tenterden and Bodiam as well as time to admire the beautifully restores rolling stock kept in tip top condition. Purchase tickets online or Tel: 01580 765155
 
Ancient Crafts Festival - Michelham Priory
5th May & 6th May 2013. 10:30am - 5pm
Learn about the skills used in everyday life in times past. Demonstrations, hands-on activities and living history displays indoor and out. See how ancient boats were made, try your hand at making a pot or tile. Try some food cooked on our hearth and have a go at weaving or woodworking. Usual admissions apply and include all activities.
Address: Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3QS. 01323 844224

Postman Pat Mini Show at Drusillas Park
Mon 6th May 2013

Postman Pat will take a well-earned break from delivering the post in Greendale to make a special appearance at Drusillas. Enjoy the high energy show as Postman Pat bakes a cake for Jess’ birthday, with the help of the audience. There will also be the opportunity to see the friendly country postman at intervals throughout the day.
Address: Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex BN26 5QS. T: 01323 874100  Website.
 
 

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Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Postman Pat Mini Show at Drusillas Park



Mon 6th May - Postman Pat® Mini Show


Postman Pat will take a well-earned break from delivering the post in Greendale to make a special appearance at Drusillas. Enjoy the high energy show as Postman Pat bakes a cake for Jess’ birthday, with the help of the audience. There will also be the opportunity to see the friendly country postman at intervals throughout the day.


Widely regarded as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers an opportunity to get nose to nose with nature with hundreds of exotic animals from monkeys and otters to penguins and meerkats.
But animals are only half the fun – Go Wild! Go Bananas! and Amazon Adventure are paradise for anyone who needs to let off steam and Thomas the Tank Engine offers a train service 362 days a year! Don’t miss close encounters in Lemurland or walk-through parrot aviary – Lory Landing.
It’s no wonder Drusillas have been voted South East England’s number one attraction and the best day out in East Sussex.

Address: Drusillas Park & Zoo, Alfriston Road, Alfriston, East Sussex, BN26 5QS
Contact: Tel: 01323 874100 http://www.drusillas.co.uk/

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Littlehampton Harbour Park

 

Littlehampton Harbour Park


WHERE THE FUN NEVER SETS!

Harbour Park is home to the sea, riverside-walk, picnic greens and buckets of laughs. It really is a must do for any family planning a fun day out! There is excitement for all ages right on Littlehampton’s award winning sandy beach and riverside crabbing spots.


NEW IN 2013:

This year we will introduce the amazing Orca Wave Ride, kiddie Aqua Bumper Boats; free WIFI in catering outlets, new prize collection centre in family arcade, extended indoor soft play area with new features anda Kelly’s of Cornwall Ice Cream Parlour on the riverside.

THE FUN JUST KEEPS COMING:

Splash land on our Log Flume and throw your hands up on a Crazy Caterpillar Coaster. Try family favourites like the Waltzer, Dodgems and Adventure Golf. Rides for younger children include Merry-go-Round, Giant Slide, trampolines and mini-car circuit.
Inside offers a soft play area, prize ticket arcade games and eateries. The Galley Restaurant serves freshly battered fish and chips, the Harbour Coffee House provides delicious Columbian bean coffee and the Kelly’s Ice Cream offers creative flavours like Bubble Gum.

SPECIAL EVENT WITH PEPPA PIG

Peppa Pig is coming to the seaside this year and will be appearing at Harbour Park on Wednesday 29th May 2013, during Spring half term and on Saturday 13th July 2013. Peppa Pig will be making personal appearances at intervals on both days. Entry is gained via Go Unlimited Wristband.


Open:
Indoors from 10am daily, outdoor rides from midday - Go to website for further details
Prices: FREE ENTRY, Go to website for ride wristbands and ticket book discount packages
Website: www.harbourpark.com
Enquiries & Booking: 01903 721200 Groups & Schools: 01903 721200
Address: Harbour Park, Windmill Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 5LH


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