We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Prickly Ball Farm

Features Animals
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
A fantastic attraction for families

What a wonderful attraction we stumbled across, ample play area/items to tire out an little scamps... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Clevedon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Birthday party

Amazing party ... children were very well looked after by the team first time for us it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tamiko B
via mobile
Read all 240 reviews
All photos (90)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“guinea pigs”(20 reviews)
“the barn”(7 reviews)
This long established farm animal petting attraction, here at prickly ball farm we rescue, rehabilitate, and release our native hedgehog back to the wild once they are fit and well, All the good work that we do here is all self funded, so your...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Prickly Ball Farm Denbury Road | East Ogwell, Newton Abbot TQ12 6BZ, England
+44 1626 362319
Reviews (240)
Filter reviews
240 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshedgehog hospitalguinea pigsthe barnpets cornersoft play areagoatlove animalssmall animalsvarious animalsevery half hourlovely cafeannual membershipentrance feestayed longerlovely place to visitrun aroundlovely little place
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 240 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful attraction we stumbled across, ample play area/items to tire out an little scamps. The animal talks/deeds are every 30mins and vary in species, staff are well informed and interacted with us really well. We fed pigs and goats, handled ferrets, petted hedgehogs....More

Thank zulawula
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing party ... children were very well looked after by the team first time for us it was wonderful kids loved the animals the slides and of course the party xx

Thank Tamiko B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a family of 4, we paid £25 and found that to be a reasonable charge. The farm is small but most animals had a decent space and the park and indoor play barn were of decent quality too. Where the farm really benefits were...More

Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family from ages 2 to over 60 love this little hidden golden gem. Great day out for the whole family, we loved it. Feeding the animals the little indoor play area. Lovely warm scones with cream and jam on a hedgehog board was quite...More

Thank MrsAHammond
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three adults paid £7.95 each to accompany our son/grandson who is 18 months to this farm having seen that there were lots of small animals there. Unfortunately very few of these seemed to be on view and there was little interaction possible. Few animals in...More

Thank SueSteward
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Lovely place to visit, during different times of year the children can help bottle feed lambs, hold guinea pigs, see the rescued hedgehogs, play in the sand, take a tractor ride etc etc.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We were very excited to take grandson here for the day,but was disappointed in the lack of animals to pet and feed,where have they all gone.

1  Thank Liz G
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Took my family to prickly ball farm, the grandaughter liked the visit, and enjoyes seeing the animals and using the play area... unfortunately our trip was ruined by extremely rude staff in the cafe, one of the plates was filthy, the cheesy chips were a...More

Thank foody-rach
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit was surprised by how much there was to do as I don’t think the website promotes itself enough. We spent 3.5hrs there and given the chance my son would have happily spent another hour cuddling the goats!

Thank RBRN
Reviewed 28 May 2018

My partner and took my Granchildren to Prickly ball farm, we had a great time and the staff were excellent. More than just animals also parks and slide which kept the Granchildren entertain overall a very enjoyable time.

1  Thank plugger man
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Janet S
30 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Katie h | Reviewed this property |
I'd say that a 10 year old would possibly get a little bored as it does mainly cater for younger children but if they like animals then should be okay.
28 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Mum9813 | Reviewed this property |
£27 adult £24 child
Sarah F
11 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Lisa1510 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are allowed everywhere except the play areas