It’s hard to imagine a sack of potatoes could lead to the North West’s leading aquatic store but that is exactly what happened at Cockfields ……. selling potatoes at the front gate in 1966, to fruit and vegetables in part of the chicken shed and, in 1999 selling a few goldfish. This then led on to selling tropical fish and, in 2004, marine fish and corals.
Within a few years the business had outgrown the existing building and so a larger building on site was knocked down and a purpose-built building erected. From this new Building we extended the Aquatics Section massively and opened the petting farm. Each year the Farm grew and grew and we have been adding to it on a yearly basis to include new play areas, a Cafe selling home cooked food as well as a range of delicious cakes and coffee
What absolutely lovely staff i met today! The girl on the reception desk, the girl in the cafe & the young man dealing with the animals! Twice he came to get my son 1st to help clean Percy, spent time talking to him and getting to know his name & age, theKatie O'Connell
Absolutely fantastic! My son and I visited yesterday for the half term spooktacular, he loved every minute from feeding the animals, to picking his own pumpkin at the pumpkin patch and carving it! The staff were great with the children, a lovely family daJadye Conway
We had a build a bear party for my daughter's second birthday - absolutely fantastic! Special thanks to the lady who built the bears with us; she was friendly, attentive and amazing with the young children. The day was relaxed and ran smoothly, the staffRachael Lee
Fabulous time at the Peppa Pig breakfast. Very well organised staff couldn't have been any more attentive and made sure all the children had a chance to meet and talk to Peppa and to feed the animals. Thank you from two very happy grandparents and one ecsClare Coope
Here at Cockfields Farm all of our staff are like part of the family. Every member of the Cockfields Family has a love of the place that shows itself in our enthusiasm to caring for our animals to helping all of of our Amazing visitors ! Please feel free to ask for any help or advice during your visit.
Cockfields Farm is full of fun, interesting activities for the whole family! Here is just a few of the activities we offer!
Everyday at the farm you can handle some of the smaller animals we have down on the farm.
We have lots of different animals at different times of the year to handle these include: Rabbits, Guinea Pigs, Baby Chicks, Ducklings, Baby Goats, Pygmy Hegehogs,
Animal Handling is on everyday the farm is open. During quieter times the sessions may be reduced
Get up close and learn about some of the more exotic reptile species we keep on the farm.
We have a wide range of Reptiles at the farm and are adding to the collection regularly. Our Animals at the moment are
We run the Reptile Shows every weekend and Everyday during the School Holidays. We can also include this event in your Birthday Party.
Why not have your Birthday Party here on the farm & take the stress out of it all. Party Food, Animal activities and play time are all included
The Classic Farm Party Package includes:
Dedicated Party Host
Childrens Box Meal or Hotdog,
1 Animal Activity
Feed the Animals
Spend the rest of your day at the farm
We hold our Parties every weekend and we get booked up fast.
Times are 10 O'clock, 12 O'clock, 2 O'clock
Price is £12.50 head (minimum 12 children)
We allow 1 Adult per Party Guest (extra Adults,siblings £6.95)
The Main Barn is where we keep most of our larger Farm Animals including:
In Pets corner is where we keep our smaller animals, lots of which you can hold including:
Throughout the year we have lots of interactive Animal Activities to join in Including:
Wash a Pig
Meet the Goats and lots more!
At the farm we hold lots of Special events regularly throughout the year Including:
Build Your Bear workshops
Police Horse Visits
Creepy Crawly Day
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Below are the standard prices for Farm Entry. Prices may change when we are hosting Special EventsBook Now!
Call us 0161-331-3322