WITH THE KIDS: Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo
It’s been a few years since we visited Folly Farm, but we’ve always had a good time so being in the area we had to go. As we started to get closer, it all started to feel familiar, although we were still half a mile away. The old memories of when we first visited when my daughter was only one were fresh in my mind as if it were yesterday.
The first thing that was different was the new entrance. Which just goes to show how popular Folly Farm is. Plenty more room for souvenirs making it an even bigger challenge to avoid on exit.
As it was just a bit chilly, we headed for the indoor attractions first, the Jolly Barn. The perfect opportunity to get out of the cold and also see some very cute animals including a couple of giant rabbits. Plus, the spider down the toilet, which my kiddies found hilarious. I was also surprised, and pleased, that both Lea and Louka wanted to actually feed the baby goats. Up until recently, they loved the idea of it but would make me do it right at the last minute. Having seen and stroked all the farmyard animals and pets, my kiddies wanted to go to the indoor fairground, the Carousel Woods. So quaint. An old fashioned fairground with Waltzers, Dodgems and traditional fairground games like the coconut shy. Armed with Folly Farm tokens, my kiddies didn’t know which ride to go on first. So, we picked the Chair-O-
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