Cockfields Farm, Ashton-under-Lyne

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.
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  • The facilities are very limited feeding animals goats pigs etc ,holding guinea pigs some reptiles in glass tanks, climbing frame, sand pit and an outside bouncy dome. There was an inside cafe also. Th...  more »
  • Took my niece and sister here on Friday for a Unicorn event, got to say it was a great day. My Niece had a lovely time. Thank you so much to Mark and his team. Keep up the good work. Ben @ rijo42  more »
  • No disabled parking or disabled toilets. Showed the man on the car park my disabled badge but he just told me to park on the road. The car park is obviously inadequate as there were many cars parked o...  more »
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  • Spent a lovely few hours here, lots to do and see and a lot of activities included in the price as well as picnic areas if you don't want to use the cafe. Plenty of indoor animals and reptiles to see and the outdoor areas were fantastic for children of varying ages. Will definitely go back!
  • Just returned from spending a few hours here today. Visited with 3 friends and 5 under 3 year olds who all had a brilliant day. Lots to do under cover which was great in a cold day like today. Not too big so great for our age range. Able to get close and touch/feed animals and lots of space to play. Enchanted theme was lovely and enjoyed the crafts. Food good but quite expensive. Staff were lovely, approachable and great with children-helped my friend with boisterous twins!! Could have done with some guidance in play barn re feeding animals as no staff around. Also a bit expensive for 1 yr old (full child price) who doesn't get benefit from everything. However on the whole a great day and will definitely be back!!
  • Visited yesterday with my husband and our 2 year old. Lots to see and do, my son loved washing the tortoise. Knowlegable staff and very friendly. The best farm we have been to. Excellent facilities too. Will definitely visit again
  • Fabulous day out for all the family. Staff were friendly, so helpful and answered all the kids questions. Well worth the money
  • Absolutely loved it my little boy throughly enjoyed himself. It was great to feed the animals. Has a nice little cafe too
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