The BIG Sheep, but not as EWE know it!

If you’re searching for things to do in Devon, then you’ve come to right place. The BIG Sheep is North Devon’s best family attraction day out. Our theme park is suitable for all ages of family fun and is perfect for animal lovers!

What’s the best thing about The BIG Sheep? The animals of course! Which is great news, as we’ve got hundreds of them waiting to meet you. As we all know, we’re getting used to a ‘new normal’ and so things at The BIG Sheep will be a little bit different for now. But fear not, we still have our hilarious shows, rides and newborn animals plus we have a NEW outdoor safe social space complete with stage and family social distanced pods.

We ask you to please read our Coronavirus customer guidelines before arriving on site in order to keep both you and our staff safe. We’ve also introduced a new Covid-19 Visitor Charter to enable you to do just that, so please take note of it and act responsibly when you come to visit.

We are operating a pre-booking system which will allow you to book a specific day and time – just click on ‘book now’ to get started!

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What’s on at The BIG Sheep?

Pre-booking is essential! Please see our booking page for more information about available dates and times.

Our on site activity currently includes:

  • Two hilarious animal shows, presented either at our new outdoor social safe area (in good weather) or our indoor show arena.
  • North Devon’s biggest highest Rollercoaster.
  • Our animal barn with super cute puppies and even our first lambs of the summer!
  • Lakeside train rides from EWEston station.
  • Outdoor play on our jumping pillows.
  • Our newly opened farm track with lots of animals for you to meet including llamas, alpacas, goats, pigs and more!
  • Food kiosks open for you to purchase light refreshments
  • Our Barn Cafe serving delicious cakes and sandwiches
  • Sheepy Shop

We will be kindly asking you to wear face masks when in any indoor areas, whilst on rides and watching shows. Face masks will also be available to buy onsite.

You are very welcome to bring your own food to eat on site – our outdoor safe social space is a perfect picnic area.

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Please note that some of our attractions remain closed due to government restrictions and guidelines.


What have we done to keep you safe?

Our staff have been working hard getting our site ready, and just some of the new measures we’ve set up include:

  • Hand sanitiser units around the park, filled with our own high alcohol sanitiser made on site!
  • A new cleaning sytsem using a new cleaner proven to kill Coronavirus
  • Online booking only introduced to manage capacity
  • Our new visitor charter so you know what we expect when you arrive
  • A brand n-ewe outdoor stage and safe social space complete with grass bubbles spaced well apart
  • Spaced seating including a giant open sided marquee for you to sit in and enjoy
  • A one way system has been put in place around the park to keep social distancing in place at all times

How To Find Us

Get directions with Google Maps

The Big Sheep
Abbotsham, Bideford
North Devon, EX39 5AP
Call Us: 01237 472366


If you want more information please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

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"One of the best in the South West"
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"Brilliant day out, loads to do and very friendly staff"
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"An excellent day out, set in a beautiful location"
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"The duck trials were hilarious!"
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"Staff are exceptional with the public, animals were well cared for and affectionate"
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"All the staff there are amazing and helpful"
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"Very clean and tidy and staff are brilliant"
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"Great fun for kids and relatively stress-free for adults"
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"Lots of fun- even for pre-school children"
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"Big love for the Big Sheep"
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"Staff are amazing, we had a great day out!"
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"Fantastic day out with the family"
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"Fantastic quality attraction with great staff"
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"Great Fun Day out! Even for recycled teenagers"
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"Brilliant Day! We all loved it!"

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