Summer

Summer holiday fun

The school holidays are almost here and there will be plenty to see and do at Hobbledown this summer. Come rain or shine, for a one off fee you can enjoy: All of the award winning adventure play equipment including our 130m long daring High Ropes Course*, jumping pillows and labyrinth of Underground Tunnels New…

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Fairy Day

Fantasy, imagination and a little bit of pixie dust come together on Sunday June 24th in honour of International Fairy Day. These tiny supernatural creatures have captivated myth and legend for generations, and their presence is particularly fitting at our adventure park and zoo where they are key to the Hobbledown story (what would Hobbledown…

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Mucky May-hem Festival

Expect a riot of fun and laughter when Merrydown returns this May Half Term! Our three day festival of Mucky May-hem takes place on May 29th, 30th and 31st and is one of the showpieces of Hobbledown’s calendar. There will be fun-filled riotous games such as Slime Pass and Maze Runner, a daily Foam Party,…

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Merrydown – it's back!

Merrydown is back this 2017 and promises to be bigger and muckier than ever! The 3 day festival of mucky may-hem takes place on May 30th, 31st and June 1st 2017 and is the showpiece of Hobbledown’s calendar. Attractions will include a Slip ‘n Slide ride, Quad Bungee, Glime Pass tournament, Maze Runner match, eating…

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Merrydown – in photos!

Merrydown, our festival of Mucky Mayhem, took place during May Half Term and lived up to its promise of being pure mucktastic fun. We had watermelons, foam and glime aplenty and more importantly lots of willing guests that threw themselves into the activities and games splendidly! Check out our photos from the event, or watch the video here:  

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Gorilla Circus – booking now

Kick start 2016 summer as you mean to go on and join us when Gorilla Circus sets up home at Hobbledown for a week in July. Clear your diaries as you will not want to miss this outdoor flying trapeze school as it swings into town from Saturday July 23rd to Wednesday July 27th. Suitable for…

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Love Your Zoo Week 2015

Join us for Love Your Zoo Week and enjoy a variety of fun activities for you and your family. The nationwide celebration is being run by BIAZA, the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and aims to promote the good work being done by member organisations such as Hobbledown. It takes place throughout May…

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Love Your Zoo Week 2014

Be part of Love Your Zoo week and enjoy a variety of fun activities for you and your family. The nationwide celebration is being run by BIAZA, the British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and aims to promote the good work done by member organisations such as Hobbledown. It takes place throughout May…

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Hobbledown celebrates 1st birthday

After welcoming nearly a quarter of a million visitors through our doors, Hobbledown has celebrated its 1st birthday. Over the past 12 months we have welcomed almost 250,000 guests to our farm park, as well as creating 95 new jobs for the local economy. To celebrate the occasion we held a birthday party for guests which…

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