Eden Ostrich World – A working farm

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Life on the farm has never been so much fun. This is especially true when the farm is sitting the middle of Eden Valley in a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). Eden Ostrich World is a family run business that offers the public a chance to get up close and personal with animals. Being an SSSI, this working farm has a wide variety of birds and wildlife in the area. Both young and old guests alike are sure to enjoy seeing the different types of animals.

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Whether they are looking forward to something small like spiders and guinea pigs, or something big like ostrich they are sure to have loads of fun. The farm provides three different indoor and outdoor locations for interacting with animals.

Children can enjoy playing in the indoor and outdoor play centers as well. Zip wires, swings, sandpits, tractors, muddle bugs, race cars and a soft play area are just some of the things to look forward to. Parent wont have to worry about safety while their kids play since they can be watched the whole time. The soft play area is also appropriate for children from 1-2 years of age.

Other things that can be enjoyed at Eden Ostrich World include a walk along the riverside, watching sheep milking, seeing rare animals, visiting the gallery and shopping.

After playing and getting to know the animals visitors can take a break at the tea room. It is open to both visitors and non-visitors. The home baked goodies and fresh coffee or tea are sure to delight guests. Snacks and heavier meals are also served.

The tea room accepts catering services for larger groups and parties as well. Visitors can arrange to celebrate special events such as birthdays at Eden Ostrich Word. The farm also accommodates large groups and school visits. Special arrangements can be made for these.

Visitors can come to Eden Ostrich World any time, since the farm is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm until the end of October. From November onwards it is open from Wednesday to Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Admission for adults is 6.25. Children ages 2-15 will be charged 5.65. Family tickets for 2 adults and 2 children, or 1 adult and 3 children are available at 22. Concession tickets cost 5.95. To find out more about Eden Ostrich World visit the website at http://www.ostrich-world.com