Welcome to
Lancaster Park
& Animal Farm

A great day out for the whole family!

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We’re a farm park located in Chadderton, Oldham.

We’re so proud to be rated 4.5/5 and receive the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 5 years running!

£4.00

Adults

£4.00

Children 1-15

FREE

Under 12 months

Please bring cash as we do not have a card machine

Special event may have different prices

We are now closed for winter.

We will reopen

mid February 2020 at half term.

Hello and welcome

Lancaster Park & Animal Farm is a family run childrens’ petting farm located in Chadderton near Oldham which offers a great day out for all the family!

Visitors are invited to meet, touch and feed the animals.  We have a range of animals from horses and sheep to rabbits, chickens and many more.  We have two play areas with swings, slides and ziplines dotted along a scenic Nature Walk.  Ride on the Caterpillar barrel ride, drive our mini quads on the Rooster Rally, dig up the sand pit at Digger Island or maybe you can take on the pirates at our Pirate Shoot-out!  Please feel free to bring your own picnic to eat at the picnic benches.

We love our farm and our animals, and we’re sure you will too!

Our History

Lancaster Park & Animal Farm was opened in 2011 by Benjamin Lancaster.  Ben, who was born in 1940, started out as a coal miner before moving into demolition. The land he purchased for the Park was previoulsy used for landfill.

Today the farm is looked after by Ben’s children David, John and Lily alongside a small group of dedicated volunteers and staff members.  The family are dedicated to improving and reinvesting in the farm and are sure you’ll see it get better and better over the coming years.  They would like to say a massive thank you all those who have given their time to help build up the farm over the years… Onwards and upwards!

Activities & Events

Our Animals

We have over 50 species of farm and domesticated animals on the farm – many of which we have helped to rescue.

We aim to provide the best possible environment and lifestyle for each of our animals to help them lead a happy and healthy life.

Several are real characters and some can be quite naughty on occasion!

Read Our Reviews!

Easy to get to by foot, public transport or by car. There is ample free parking most of the time but during big seasonal event such as Christmas and Halloween... read more

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Charlie Boy
1/11/2020

4 star ratingCheap family day out I took my nephew to visit here, it is fairly cheap to get in and you can buy food to take round with you and feed what animals you choose... read more

Tasha F
1/01/2020

It's ok here for a few hours out with the kids...specially in the summer months when it's not freezing to walk around to see all the animals.

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Amanda Hackett
12/14/2019

Special Events

We have lots of special events at the farm across the whole year.

Our Location

Middleton Road West
Mills Hill
Chadderton
Oldham OL1 2TG

(Opposite Mills Hill Train Station)

Opening Times

WE ARE NOW CLOSED FOR WINTER. WE WILL REOPEN MID FEBRUARY 2020 FOR HALF TERM.

From mid February 2020 we will be open as follows:

TERM TIME: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS: Everyday

& ALL Bank Holidays

The farm is open from 10am to 4pm (last entry at 3.15pm)

The Petting Barn is open from 12pm to 3pm.

Admission Prices


Adults – £4.00, Children – £4.00

Children under 12 months old – FREE

Optional – Food Buckets £1, Rooster Rally £1, Caterpillar Ride £1.50, Digger Corner £1, Pirate Shootout £1

(Please bring along cash as we do not currently have a card machine)

Get in touch now

We welcome enquiries from members of the public, schools, playgroups, organisations and others.