Marsh Farm

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Visit Marsh Farm and experience one of the best days out for kids in Chelmsford 

Treat the kids to a wonderful day out this summer when you visit Marsh Farm Animal Adventure Park and experience a jam-packed day full of rides, entertainment, animals and more! Loved by thousands of families, you're guaranteed to have one of the best family days out in Essex.

There's so many things to do at Marsh Farm Park 

  • Meet the Animals: With so many furry friends calling Marsh Farm home, you'll get the chance to get up-close to llamas, alpacas, pigs, cows, goats, rabbits, hens and many more!
  • Encounters & Feeding: Take a walk on the wilder side and feed some of the friendly furry faces with Pet Encounters and Goat Feeding
  • Food and Drink: After a day full of fun, treat yourself to a sweet or savoury snack and enjoy the wonderful views of Marsh Farm Park whilst you dine!
  • Rossi Ice Cream: Enjoy a refreshing treat as you wander around the wonderfully picturesque farm

Family-friendly festivals at Marsh Farm

With so many things to do, see and experience packed into one ticket and a day full of fun, you won't be stuck for activities during your family day out in Essex!

  • General Admission: Visit Marsh Farm on your chosen day and experience everything the farm has to offer - from animals to activities and entertainment to experiences!
  • Bubble 'N' Bop Festival: Filled with fun, exploding with excitement and bursting with bubbles, don't miss out on Marsh Farm's summer children's festival! 

Enjoy a jam-packed day of family fun in Essex

Experience one of the best family fun days out with Marsh Farm, where there's something for everyone! Whether it's little kids who want big thrills or big kids who want to be little again, Marsh Farm have encounters, activities and events for the whole family. 

Book Marsh Farm tickets now and enjoy a fantastic family day outdoors in Chelmsford!

Marsh Farm Tickets

Book Marsh Farm Animal Park tickets and enjoy one of the best family days out in Essex, complete with animal encounters, activities, soft play & more!

Available to 1 September 2024

Bubble 'N' Bop Festival - Marsh Farm

Enjoy a great day out with the kids when you visit Marsh Farm's Bubble 'N' Bop Festival, with activities and experiences suitable for the whole family

Available from 23 July 2024 to 1 September 2024
Marsh Farm,
Marsh Farm Rd,
South Woodham Ferrers CM3 5WP
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How to find us

Address: Marsh Farm, Marsh Farm Road, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford, CM3 5WP

What3Words: pirate.octagonal.overhead

By Car:

  • 30 minutes drive from the M25, A12 exit.
  • Sat Nav: CM3 5WP
  • Parking: Parking is available

By Public Transport:

  • Inchbonnie Road bus stop: 2 minutes walk away
  • South Woodham Ferrers Train Station: 20 minutes walk away
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Food and drink 
  • Parking


Yes, Marsh Farm Park in Chelmsford is primarily wheelchair accessible. There are disabled toilets on the Farm, along with a disabled changing area. 

Unfortunately, Marsh Farm Park in Chelmsford is not dog-friendly. This is due to the nature of the site.

Service dogs and guide dogs are permitted. 

Yes, there are a variety of catering outlets available at Marsh Farm.

  • Play Barn Restaurant: Serves hot and cold meals and children's menu's are available. 
  • Rossi Ice Cream Stand: Open during peak times only
  • Snack Shack



Please see the following for Marsh Farm's opening hours:

Peak Season:

  • May - August: All bank holidays and school holidays
  • Open 7 days a week
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Autumn Season:

  • September: Weekends only
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm 
  • October and Halloween: Open 7 days a week
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm

Off Season:

  • November and December: Closed except for Father Christmas Experiences
  • January: Weekends only
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • February: Weekends only
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm 
  • Open weekdays during school holidays
  • After February Half Term - Easter Holidays: Open on weekends
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm

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