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Discover the Wonders of Tapnell Farm on the Isle of Wight

Updated: May 23

Unveil the Fun at Tapnell Farm

Nestled in the picturesque countryside near Yarmouth, Tapnell Farm is one of the Isle of Wight’s most cherished family attractions. Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Solent, Newtown Creek, and Tennyson Down, this all-weather destination promises a day of adventure and excitement for visitors of all ages.

Tapnell Farm Wallably walk
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Meet the Animals

A stroll through the Wallaby Walkabout offers a unique encounter with the friendly wallabies. Join the daily keeper sessions for an up-close introduction and the chance to feed these charming creatures. The animal paddocks are also home to goats and a bustling group of meerkats, providing endless entertainment and photo opportunities.

Play Areas for All Ages

  • Indoor Soft Play Barn: Kids can let loose in a sprawling soft play zone filled with slides, bridges, and ball pits. There’s a dedicated area for toddlers and a ride-on tractor track, ensuring fun for the little ones regardless of the weather.

  • Outdoor Play: The Jumping Pillows offer bouncy fun for both older kids and little ones, with separate areas for each. Other outdoor activities include slides, swings, a sledge slide, farm park football, an assault course, and the impressive "The Lookout" climbing tower.

  • Animal Barn: Enjoy close encounters with rabbits, guinea pigs, and the newest baby animals at Pets Corner. Imagination runs wild in the “Tiny Tapnell” area, where children can engage in miniature farm-themed play.

  • Straw Bale Adventure Barn: This area is perfect for adventurous spirits, featuring straw bales to climb, a fort to explore, slides, and an indoor/outdoor pedal go-kart track for friendly races.

Tupnell Farm
Image: Tapnell Farm

Delicious Dining Options

When hunger strikes, the Farm Park Coffee House offers a variety of snacks, sandwiches, cakes, drinks, and ice creams. Relax in the indoor or outdoor seating areas, with a mezzanine overlooking the Play Barn, so you can keep an eye on the kids while enjoying a treat.

Beyond the Farm Park, Tapnell Farm is home to The Cow Restaurant & Bar, famous for its award-winning burgers, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

Extended Adventures at Tapnell Farm

Visitors can also experience the Isle of Wight’s only outdoor floating Aqua Park, a Football Golf course, and exciting activities like archery, axe throwing, and clay pigeon shooting.

Award-Winning Accommodation

Tapnell Farm offers a variety of unique accommodation options, from glamping eco-pods and safari tents to wood cabins and meadow domes. For larger groups, Tapnell Manor farmhouse provides the perfect space for gatherings. Each accommodation is designed with comfort and relaxation in mind, ensuring a memorable stay surrounded by stunning natural beauty.

Plan Your Visit

With its array of attractions, dining options, and accommodation, Tapnell Farm is the ideal destination for a family holiday, a get-together with friends, or a peaceful romantic escape. Check the website here for monthly events and summer evening sessions, and be sure to book your tickets online in advance.

Whether you’re looking to explore the activities, enjoy a meal at The Cow Restaurant, or stay in one of the unique accommodations, Tapnell Farm offers something for everyone. Experience the best of the Isle of Wight at this award-winning destination, where adventure and relaxation await in equal measure.

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