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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!

Our names are William and Rosie. We enjoy giving rides to visitors at the weekends, bank holidays, and during school holidays. Would you like to sponsor one of us?

£50 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

A bale of hay for £10
A sack of feed for £15

Meerkats

Meerkats

Hello!

My name is Aleksandr and I live at Acorn Farm with my friend Sergei. We came here from a far-away land called … Knowsley Safari Park! Would you like to sponsor one of us?

£45 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

Two packs of meal-worms for £10
A pack of crickets for £10

Pigs

Pigs

Hi!

My name is Ron and I’m a Tamworth boar. My friends here at the farm include Kathy the Saddleback sow and Wilbur and Arthur the micropigs.  We enjoy rolling around in the mud and our favourite hobby is eating!

£40 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

Add a sack of Pig Nuts for £10
Add two bales of straw for £10

Goats

Goats

Hi there!

My name is Dino. I’m the naughty goat that helps himself to your bags of animal feed! There are lots of lovely goats here at the farm – Iona, Chino the billy goat and Daisy, Lottie, Heidi and Gertie the pygmy goats. Would you like to sponsor me or one of my friends?

£30 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

A bale of hay for £10
Two bales of straw for £10
A sack of feed for £10

Sheep

Sheep

Our names are Dorothy, Sophia, Rose and Blanche

We are Southdown ‘Babydoll’ ewes who came from Wales to live at Acorn farm in 2017.   We have lots of sheep friends available to sponsor, including Roddy the ram.

£25 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

A bale of hay for £10
Two bales of straw for £10
A sack of Sheep Nuts £10

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Rabbits and Guinea Pigs

Hi, I’m Oreo, one of the Rabbits!

I have lots of rabbit and guinea pig friends here at Acorn Farm! We enjoy meeting the visitors to the farm during small animal petting sessions! Would you like to sponsor your favourite furry friend at Acorn Farm?

£20 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

A bale of hay for £10
A sack of Guinea Pig feed for £15
Two bales of wood shavings for £10

Ducks

Ducks

Hello!

I’m Charlie (Drake) 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?

£15 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

Two bales of straw for £10
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, so if you would like to sponsor one of us, we promise to look stunning for your photograph!

£10 per sponsor

Add to your sponsorship with:

Two bales of straw for £10
A sack of feed for £10

SPONSORS ROLL OF HONOUR!

Animal Sponsor
Arthur the pig oinks a big thank you to Jan Thomas
Lottie the Pygmy Goat bleats a big thank you to Anne Smith and to Rose 1 Class at Rimrose Hope C of E School
Iona the Alpine Goat bleats a big thank you to Anne Smith and Sheila Smith
Cookie the Rabbit says a big thank you to Luca Quaranta and to William & George
William the Horse neighs a big thank you to Melissa Hale
Dino the Goat bleats a big thank you to Emma Clarke, Myles Kitcher, and Rachel Coope
Emily the Jacob Ewe bleats a great big thank you to Anne Smith
Buster the Barba D'Uccles Cockerel clucks a big thank you to Shaun McInerney, Christopher "Daddy" Hutton and Rose 1 Class, Rimrose Hope C of E Primary Scool
Jimmy the Runner Duck quacks a big thank you to Mrs Beryl Green, and also to Josh Bailey and Freddie Keats
Rosie the horse Neighs a great big thank you to Lily Grace Holloway
Kathy the Saddleback Sow oinks a big thank you to John Riley and David Johnston
Rose the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big thank you to Sheila Smith
Blanche the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big thank you to Jane Smith and Amy Cawley
Sophia the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big thank you to Jane Smith and Amy Cawley
Dorothy the 'Babydoll' Southdown ewe bleats a great big 'Thank You' to Alanya Carson
Gertie the Pygmy Goat bleats a big 'Thank You' to Joanne Sutton and Kara Brown
Heidi the Pygmy Goat bleats a great big "thank you" to Tamryn & Elise Miller, Paige Robinson, and Grace Elliott
Penny the Jacob Ewe Bleats a great big "Thank You" to Anne Smith
Roddy Ram bleats a great big "Thank You" to Matt Gordon, Deenah Lewis and Anne Smith
Daphne the grey Runner Duck quacks a great big "Thank You" to Anne Smith
Pearl the Pygmy Goat Kid bleats a big thank you to Ethan Burke
Zoe the Guinea Pig squeeks a big thank you to Francesca Dawe
Millicent the White Runner Duck quack a big thank you to Bobby Hutton and Jan Hunt
Dottie the Barba D'Uccle hen clucks a big thank you to Thomas and Darcie Connolly-Flood
Paddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big thank you to Lily-rose and Vinnie McCarter
Daisy the Pygmy Goat bleats a big thank you to Rose 1 Class, Rimrose Hope C of E Primary School
Oreo the rabbit says a big thank you to Ronnie Forsyth
Charlie Drake Quacks a big thank you to Tia Antonia Hartstone
Peanut the Guinea Pig Squeeks a big thank you to Sophie Quaranta

Opening Times

Farm Opening Hours

(animal attractions)

10am – 4pm (7 days a week)
Please Note: We are closed between Christmas & New Year
Sorry no dogs allowed [except for assistance dogs]
Certificate of Excellence
2017
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Certificate of Excellence
2016
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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

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.