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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 and Daisy, Chino the billy goat, Lottie and Gertie the pygmy goats, and Pearl and Paddy the pygmy goat kids. 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 for being his sponsor.
Lottie the Pygmy Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Anne Smith for being her sponsor.
Iona the Alpine Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Anne Smith and Sheila Smith for being her sponsors.
Cookie the Rabbit says a big "thank you" to Luca Quaranta and to William & George for being his sponsor.
William the Horse neighs a big "thank you" to Melissa Hale and Steve Matthews for being his sponsors.
Dino the Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Emma Clarke and to Myles Kitcher for being his sponsors.
Emily the Jacob Ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Anne Smith for being her sponsor.
Buster the Barba D'Uccle Cockerel clucks a big "thank you" to Shaun McInerney for being his sponsor.
Jimmy the Runner Duck quacks a big "thank you" to Mrs Beryl Green for being his sponsor.
Kathy the Saddleback Sow oinks a big "thank you" to John Riley and David Johnston for being her sponsors.
Rose the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Sheila Smith for being her sponsors.
Blanche the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Jane Smith for being her sponsors.
Sophia the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Jane Smith and Amy Cawley for being her sponsors.
Dorothy the 'Babydoll' Southdown ewe bleats a great big 'thank You' to Alanya Carson for being her sponsor.
Gertie the Pygmy Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Alex, Ellie-Louise Holmes, Joanne Sutton and Kara Brown for being her sponsors.
Penny the Jacob Ewe bleats a great big "thank you" to Anne Smith for being her sponsor.
Roddy our handsome Ram bleats a big "thank you" to Matt Gordon, Anne Smith and Myles Kitcher for being his sponsor.
Daphne the grey Runner Duck quacks a big "thank you" to Anne Smith for being her sponsor.
Pearl the Pygmy Goat Kid bleats a big "thank you" to Ethan Burke for being her sponsor.
Millicent the White Runner Duck quacks a big "thank you" to Bobby Hutton and Jan Hunt for being her sponsors.
Dottie the Barba D'Uccle hen clucks a big "thank you" to Thomas and Darcie Connolly-Flood for being her sponsors.
Paddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Hermes Liverpool, Lilly Boyd, Lily-rose and Vinnie McCarter for being his sponsors.
Charlie Drake quacks a big "thank you" to Tia Antonia Hartstone and Brad Mitchell for being his sponsors.
Peanut the Guinea Pig squeeks a big "thank you" to Lilly Boyd and Sophie Quaranta for being her sponsors.
Jock and Mac the Belted Galloway Bull Calves moo's a big "thank you" to Maryvale Nursery for being their sponsors.
Teddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Ellie-Louise Holmes for being his sponsor.
Ginger the Guinea Pig squeaks a big "thank you" to Casey Marie Liggins for being her sponsor.
Snowflake the Rabbit sniffles a big 'thank you' to both Elizabeth and Alexander McGuinness for being her sponsors.
April the Goat bleats a great big "thank you" to Ellie-Louise Holmes for being her sponsor.
Nutmeg the Guinea Pig squeaks a big "thank you" to Aaron Liggins for being her sponsor.
Teddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Eloise Knowles for being his sponsor.
Teddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Tommy Bolger for being his sponsor.
Dino the Goat bleats a big "thank you" to Carys Leigh for being his sponsor.
Pearl the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Margaret Clod-Svensson for being her sponsor.
Teddy the Pygmy Goat kid bleats a big "thank you" to Jake Connor for being his sponsor.
Cookie the rabbit says a big "thank you" to Lucy Rose and Frankie Wileman for being her sponsors.
Pearl the Pygmy Goat bleats a big "thank you" to both Javier and Enzo Serey Canales for being his sponsors.
Rosie our Horse says a big "thank you" to Gwyn Roberts for sponsoring her in memory of his wife Sheena.
Rose the Southdown 'Babydoll' ewe says a big "thank you" to Gwyn Roberts for sponsoring her in memory of his wife Sheena.
Cookie the Rabbit says a big "thank you" to Gwyn Roberts for sponsoring her in memory of his wife Sheena.

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.