Marsh Farm
  • Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park
    Marsh Farm Road,
    South Woodham Ferrers,
    CM3 5WP
For a great day out in Essex why not try Marsh Farm in South Woodham Ferrers. Visit the farm today for a fun packed day out for the whole family.

Marsh Farm is a fantastic attraction boasting a variety of outdoor and indoor activities attracting thousands of visitors each year. If you are looking for the perfect day out  with the kids then Marsh Farm will definitely be your first choice plus with activities running every 30 minutes, you won’t be stuck trying to find things to entertain you.


What to do

  • Meet the Kune Kune Pigs
  • Pony Rides
  • Pesky Pet Show
  • Farmyard Friends Encounter
  • Milking Demo
  • Meet Shaun The Sheep and Get Fit with the Flock
  • Feed the Goats
  • Birds Of Prey Show
  • Pony Grooming
  • Magic And Mayhem Show
  • Goat Grand National



At Marsh Farm there is a great selection of friendly farm animals the children can get close to and pet.  From large animals like Cows, horses, reindeer, Lamas, and alpacas to small animals like rabbits, ferrets, chipmunks, gerbils and our walk-through aviary featuring a large selection of unusual and exotic birds and much much more. Plenty to keep the children entertained all day long with everything included in the entrance price.


Other Activities

Once you have seen the animals Marsh Farm offers more activities that the children love such as:

  • Bouncy Pillows
  • Tractor Town
  • Tractor and Trailer Ride
  • Bouncy Castles
  • Piggy Pig Trail
  • Chicken & Egg Maze
  • Mini Golf
  • Play Barn Soft Play Area
  • Sand Pit Play Area


Special Events

Keep an eye on Marsh Farms website for special seasonal events throughout the year. From Kids Fest in the summer which is a fantastic festival just for children, to wizards and witches for Halloween,  and nor forgetting the unforgettable Christmas experience in Nov/Dec - there is always something the whole family is sure to love.



Marsh Farm also offers a variety of birthday packages to make your child’s birthday an event they will never forget. They can enjoy all the fun of the farm and use of the new party pods in the play barn. For every child you also receive one free adult ticket. Contact the team for more information or take a look at the website for details on each party’s price package.


Tillie’s Tearoom

The new tearoom at Marsh Farm is open daily from 11am to 3pm and is the perfect place to catch up with friends or even hire for private events and functions. Set in a beautiful 19th century barn you can relax, unwind and try our great selection of freshly made cakes, scones, sandwiches and hot food. This is also the perfect base or pit stop for the lovely local country and river walks.

Please note you do not have to be a visitor to the farm to enjoy the tearoom.


Marsh Farm opening Hours

Marsh Farm is open seven days a week

Monday to Sunday 10am – 5pm

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Phone:  01245 321552

SatNav Postcode CM2 5WP

Marsh Farm a county treasure. 

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I took my children to see the magical Father Christmas event at the wonderful marsh farm and I was not disappointed. The experience took just over 2 hours, but it actually flew by.

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