Snettisham Park Norfolk
Snettisham Park Farm is a 329 acre Working Farm. A trip to Snettisham park can involve many exciting adventures from seeing lambs being born, to our spectacular 45 minute deer safari where you will meet our magnificent red deer herd. You can bottle feed lambs, collect fresh farm eggs and ride ponies as well as taking a walk on one of three wonderful trails. Snettisham Park, incorporating Park Farm, first opened to the public in 1986, and is a working Norfolk farm growing Wheat for animal feed, Malting Barley, Sugar Beet and Grass, grazed by our 400 ewe flock, our herd of red deer, and horses and ponies from our stables
Deer Safaris running weekdays at 11.30 am Weekends according to demand. Bottle Feed a lamb 11 am, 2 pm and 4pm (February to September) Open Daily 10am – 4pm Oct – Feb / 10 am to 5 pm school holidays & Mar – Sept
Our tractor and covered trailer, or Safari Land Rover ride is a magical experience not to be missed. During the 45 minute round trip you will meet and be able to feed our spectacular herd of red deer with over 60 hinds and 2 stags. You can be sure to get an amazing close encounter with our Deer all of which are more than happy to feed from your hands. During the spring and summer months our deer safari’s run throughout the day with the first one after 10 am during school holidays and 11.30 am during term times. To avoid disappointment later in the day, please ring to confirm as this is subject to change.
During the calving months of May, June and July you will be able to see the beautiful spotted calves. During this time the Stags will be growing their new antlers in time for the rutting season towards the end of September. This time of year is the best time to visit the deer park, just be sure to bring a camera. Snettisham park’s knowledgeable and friendly deer park rangers commentate throughout the safari to help you get the most from your experience among these magnificent animals. If you are lucky you might even see some deer swimming in the lakes down in the Ingol valley. During your safari you will learn about the crops we grow and their use.
Snettisham Park Pony Rides and Treks – Snettisham park offer during the school holidays young children (aged 3-12 years) the opportunity for a short pony ride around our paddock for an extra cost of £2.50. These are extremely popular with little visitors and offer another experience for them adding variety to their day here at Snettisham Park. These usually run from 12 to 2 pm and do not need pre-booking. Snettisham Park’s current ponies are Beetle, Hamish, Barney Toby and Joey.
Snettisham Park Acitivies – Bottle feed the lambs, collect eggs, pony grooming, meet our goats, pigs dogs, ducks, feed the calves, have fun in the children’s play areas and much more.
Snettisham Park Walking Trails – Enjoy one of the three walking trails around Snettisham Park Farm.
The short Farming Trail is 2/3rd mile.
The Discovery Trail 1.5 miles.
The Archaeology Trail is 2.5 miles.
For the Short Farming Trail please see the visitors guide given to you on arrival; for the Discovery and Archaeology Trails please ask for separate leaflets at our reception desk. Make sure you don’t forget to bring your wellies!
Snettisham Park Caravan Site. Snettisham Park have five large full electric pitches on our site, also with a small toilet block. Prices are £13 a night inclusive. This is for Caravan Club members only. Dogs welcome. One farm admission needed only for unlimited access to the farm and farmyard activities. Tea room open 10 am-4 pm every day serving cooked breakfasts and lovely home baked light lunches. Snettisham park also have a rally field that can be used as an overflow for the above, for those not members of the Caravan Club or for organised rally booking. Please contact the Visitor Centre on 01485 542425 for more information.
Snettisham park Visitor Centre and Tearoom – Snettisham Park Visitor Centre and tea room is the perfect place to find out more information about the park whilst enjoying something delicious from our tea room. Also visit our gift shop to buy a memento, gift or fresh farm produce.
Snettisham Park gift shop has Luxury gifts, toys and confectionery for you to take home as a memento. Snettisham Park Farm Produce – You can buy our quality assured venison, quality frozen meals, lamb & fresh farm fresh eggs. Snettisham park have a lovely picnic area and marquee where you can enjoy your picnic, whatever the weather. For those rainy days we have a spacious marquee next to the Visitor Centre where you can enjoy your picnic. Whatever the weather Snettisham Park will help your day run smoothly. Visitors can enjoy their picnics on our wooden picnic benches placed around the Visitor Centre and Tea Room
All of us at Snettisham Park hope you come and see us soon.
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