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ANIMAL SPONSORSHIP

  • 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  Rosie 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 – Iona, 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
Arthur the pig oinks a big "thank you" to Jan Thomas for being his sponsor.
Iona the Alpine Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Sheila Smith and Stephen Matthews for being her sponsor.
Kathy the Saddleback Sow oinks a big "thank you" to Lilly Shelley-Malone, Harry Hailwood & David Johnston for being her sponsors.
Rose the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Sheila Smith for being her sponsor.
Dorothy the 'Babydoll' Southdown ewe bleats a great big 'thank You' to Jackie Geraghty for being her sponsor.
Teddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Natalie Antypova, Bella and Barney Young for being his sponsor.
Paddy the Pygmy Goat in memory of Anne Smith
Toby the Pygmy Goat Kid bleats a big "thank you" to Stephen Matthews and Riley Gill for being his sponsors.
Charlie the Cockerel clucks a big "thank you" to Owen Blake for being his sponsor.
Scarlet our Golden Guernsey Goat bleats a big 'thank you' to Ivie Marie Rowlinson for being her sponsor.
Villanelle our Meerkat says a big 'thank you' to Rebecca Hawley for being her sponsor.
April the Toggenberg Goat bleats a massive 'thank you' to Annie Jones for being her sponsor.
Daisy the Pygmy Goat bleats a massive 'thank you' to Stephen Matthews for being her sponsor.
Dino the Pygmy Goat bleats a massive 'thank you' to Stephen Matthews
Ginger the Guinea Pig squeaks a big "thank you" to Imogen Eustace for being her sponsor.
Dotty the hen clucks a massive "thank you" to Jude Bryson for being her sponsor.
Reggie the Cockerel clucks a big "thank you" to Jude Bryson for being his sponsor.
Jeremy the Cockerel clucks a big "thank you" to Luke Blake for being his sponsor.
Rosie the horse neighs a big "thank you" to Harry Hailwood for being her sponsor.
Ron our Tamworth Boar oinks a massive "thank you" to Jamie Barrett for being his sponsor.
Nutmeg the Guinea Pig squeaks a big "thank you" to Amelia Alice Lloyd & Imogen Eustance for being his sponsors
Gertie the Pygmy Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Thomas Monk for being her sponsor.
Freddie the Guinea Pig squeaks a big "thank you" to Ellis Gill for being his sponsor.
Bert the Red Poll Bullock moos a massive "thank you" to Alistair Byford Bates for being his sponsor.
Red our Golden Guernsey Goat bleats a big 'thank you' to Nell Elizabeth Garcia
Sophia the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big 'thank You' to Sophie Stannard, Charlie Stannard & Jane Smith for being her sponsors.
Blanche the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big 'thank you' to Jane Smith 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 – Sept:
10:30am-4pm
Hot food served until 3:45pm

Oct – Feb:
10:30am-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: £3.00
Children (1-16 years old):£2.00
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.