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  • Animal Sponsorship Overview
  • Horses
  • Meerkats
  • Pigs
  • Goats
  • Sheep
  • Rabbits and Guinea Pigs
  • Ducks
  • Cockerels and Hens

Animal Sponsorship Overview

Animal Sponsorship Overview

Many of our animals are available for sponsorship! If you would like to sponsor one of our animals please click here to complete an animal sponsorship form. Once completed, please return your form with payment [cheques made payable to Acorn Farm] to Acorn Farm, Depot Road, Kirkby, L33 3AR.

Horses

Horses

Hello there!

My name is Jimmy and I live at Acorn Farm with my friend Lola . We both enjoy giving rides to visitors at the weekends, bank holidays, and during school holidays along with meeting our visitors at our gate.

Would you like to sponsor one of us?
If so, it is a minimum of £50 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with a bale of hay for £10 or a sack of feed for £15.

Meerkats

Meerkats

Hello!

My name is Eve and I live at Acorn Farm with my friend Villanelle. We came here from a far-away land called ……Cannon Hall Farm!

Would you like to sponsor one of us?
If so, it would be a minimum of £45 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with either two packs of meal-worms for £10 or a pack of crickets for £10.

Pigs

Pigs

Hi!

My name is Kathy and I’m a Saddleback Sow. My friends here at the farm include Ron the Tamworth Boar and Arthur the micropig.  We all really enjoy rolling around in the mud and our favourite hobby is eating!

Would you like to sponsor one of us?
If so, it would be a minimum of £40 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with either a sack of Pig Nuts for £10 or two bales of straw for £10.

Goats

Goats

Hi there!

My name is Teddy and I am the pygmy goat kid here at the farm that enjoys seeing visitors and being fed! There are lots of other lovely goats here at the farm, who are – April, Red, Scarlet, Gertie, Dino, Pearl, Paddy and Toby who are my pygmy goat friends.

Would you like to sponsor me or one of my friends?
If so, it would be a minimum of £30 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with either a bale of hay for £10, Two bales of straw for £10 or a sack of feed for £10.

Sheep

Sheep

Hi there!!

My name is Dorothy, I have identical friends here at the farm called Sophia, Rose and Blanche. We are all Southdown ‘Babydoll’ ewes who came from Wales to live at Acorn farm in 2017.  Our other friend on the farm is Roddy the ram and he also talks to us!

Would you like to sponsor one of us?
If so, it is a minimum of £25 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with either a bale of hay for £10, Two bales of straw for £10 or a sack of Sheep Nuts £10.

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Hi,

I’m Woody, one of the Rabbits here at Acorn Farm! I have lots of rabbit and guinea pig friends that I spend my days with! We enjoy meeting the visitors and becoming close with them in our small animal petting sessions!

Would you like the chance to sponsor me or one of my friends here at Acorn Farm?
If so, it would be a minimum of £20 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with either a bale of hay for £10, a sack of Guinea Pig feed for £15 or two bales of wood shavings for £10.

Ducks

Ducks

Hello!

I’m Daisy the duck and I live with lots of my duck friends, including the Indian Runner Ducks who stand up very tall when they are walking! We enjoy splashing around and having fun in our pond!

Would you like to sponsor one of us?
If so, it would be a minimum of £15 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with either two bales of straw for £10 or a sack of feed for £10.

Cockerels and Hens

Cockerels and Hens

Hi!

We are Barba D’uccles and we live on Acorn Farm with our fancy cockerel and hen friends the Bantams. We are very proud of our plumage and we love meeting new visitors along with always looking stunning for any photographs that get taken of us!

Would like to sponsor one of us?
If so, it would be a minimum of £10 per sponsor. You can also add to your sponsorship with two bales of straw for £10 or a sack of feed for £10.

SPONSORS ROLL OF HONOUR!

Animal Sponsor
Wilson our duck quacks a big 'Thank you' to Isabelle Maher for being his sponsor
Chip our Guinea pig Squeaks a big 'Thank you' to Heidi Field for being their sponsor
Bea our Herdwick sheep bleats a massive 'Thank you' to Amy Ryder for being her sponsor
Lola our lovely horse neighs a massive 'thank you' to Nancy Cooke & Mary and David Walker for being her sponsors
Our Chickens cluck a massive 'Thank you' to Harry Edwards for being their sponsor
Hutch the Rabbit Squeaks a big 'thank you' to Olivia Digney for being his sponsor
Ernie the Alpaca would like to send a big THANK YOU to Lucy Hughes and Freddie Kavanagh for being his sponsors
Elvis the Alpaca would like to send a massive THANK YOU to Lucy Hughes, Laura-Marie and Florence Taylor, Polly Kavanagh and Teresa & David for being his sponsors
Pearl our Pygmy goat bleats a big 'thank you' to Roisin Kennelly for being her sponsors
Miracle our Duck quack a massive 'thank you' to Teddy James Underwood for being his sponsor.
Kathy our Saddleback Sow oinks a big 'thank you' to Erin Davison and David Johnston for being her sponsors.
Arthur the pig oinks a big "thank you" Arthur Cross for being his sponsor.
April the goat bleats a big "thank you" to Sheila Smith & Lottie Dean for being her sponsors.
Rose the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Sheila Smith, Sophia Dunn, Charlotte Lawton & Lucy Hughes for being her sponsor.
Dorothy the 'Babydoll' Southdown ewe bleats a great big 'thank You' to Lucy Hughes & Bella and Barney Young for being her sponsors.
Teddy the Pygmy Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Natalie Antypova & Caleb Reid for being his sponsor.
Paddy the Pygmy Goat in memory of Anne Smith
Doris the pig oinks a massive 'thank you' to Laurie Thornhill for being her sponsor
Mabel our Gloucester Old Spot and Duroc pig oinks a big 'thank you' to Lisa Knowles for being her sponsor.
Toby the Pygmy Goat Kid bleats a big "thank you" to Polly Kavanagh for being his sponsors.
Daisy the Pygmy Goat bleats a massive 'thank you' Evie Collins for being her sponsor.
Dino our lovely goat bleats a massive 'thank you' to Myles Kitcher for being his sponsor.
Jimmy the horse neighs a big "thank you" to Barry, Trafina, Jensen and Temperance Sharples & David and Mary Walker for being his sponsors.
Roddy the Ram bleats a massive 'thank you' to Stephen Orritt, Lucy Hughes, Chris Jones, Stephen & Heather Goldsack and Jamie Barrett for being his sponsors.
Red our Golden Guernsey Goat bleats a big 'thank you' to Alan Halliwell for being her sponsor.
Sophia the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big 'thank You' to Jane Smith, Emily Dunn, Noah Kenny, Lucy Hughes, Sophie & Charlie Stannard and Eloise Tranter for being her sponsors.
Blanche the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big 'thank you' to Jane Smith, Lucy Hughes & Nell Mault for being her sponsor
Woody our white lop rabbit Squeaks a big 'thank you' to Ana McEvoy for being his sponsor
Skarsky our rabbit squeaks a big 'thank you' to Ava Mae Birch-Quai and Eve Brearton
Our Hens cluck a big 'thank you' to Harry Edwards for being their sponsors.
Pearl our lovely Pygmy Goat is sponsored in memory of Hugo Roman Parker
Peggy our Pygmy Goat bleats a massive 'thank you' to Mia Ashton, Holly I'Anson, Paddy Gallagher and Ella Critchley for being her sponsor.
Villanelle our Meerkats purrs a big 'thank you' to Louis Singleton & Lydia Bonner for being her sponsor.
Jellybean our lovely Guinea pig Squeaks a big 'thank you' to Lilly Creighton for being her sponsor.
Scarlet our lovely Goat bleats a massive 'thank you' to Alys Jones for being her sponsor

Opening Times

10am – 4pm (7 days a week)
Sorry no dogs allowed [except for assistance dogs]

Oak Tree Cafe (cafe only!)

Weekends:

Mar – Oct:
10:00am-4pm
Hot food served until 3:45pm

Nov – Feb:
10:00am-3pm
Hot food served until 2:45pm

Weekdays:

Mar – Sep:
9am-4pm
Hot food served until 3:45pm

Oct – Feb:
9am-3pm
Hot food served until 2:45pm

Oct/Feb half term holidays:
9am-4pm

Hot food served until 3:45pm

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Certificate of Excellence
2017
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Certificate of Excellence
2016
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Directions

Acorn Farm, Depot Road, Kirkby, Knowsley, L33 3AR

The X3 (stops on Woodward Road), 97A and 98A (stops on Acornfield Road) bus routes come closest to the farm; please go to www.merseytravel.gov.uk for details.

Admission Prices

Adults: £4.00
Children (1-16 years old):£3.00
Under 12 months: Free of charge

Groups of 15 people or more must prebook a guided tour for which there is an additional charge. Click here to contact us.