Tapnell Farm

Tapnell Farm Covid-19 Update:

Customer and staff safety is our highest priority and whilst we aim for your visit with us to be as ‘normal’ as possible, additional hygiene and safety measures have been put in place, in line with Government guidelines, for everyone’s peace of mind.  These include:

  • Social distancing – we have significantly reduced the number of visitors in the Farm  and are now operating a separate morning and afternoon session
  • Online bookings only – ALL admission tickets must be purchased online – please ensure you book your tickets in advance as tickets cannot be purchased in the Farm
  • Contactless – we are not accepting any cash, so please have your card ready
  • More frequent and enhanced hygiene and cleaning
  • Additional hand washing and hand sanitising stations

For full details of ALL measures please visit: https://tapnellfarmpark.com/plan-your-visit/faqs

About Tapnell Farm

Set in beautiful countryside, surrounded by amazing views of the Island and the Solent, Tapnell Farm is an award-winning, all weather attraction – perfect for a family day out!

For current opening times click: https://tapnellfarm.com/play/tapnell-farm-park/plan-your-visit/prices-opening


All tickets must be purchased online in advance of visit.  No tickets will be available to purchase at the gate.

Please check website for pricing and any offers.  

Under 2’s: Free

Adult: £11.50

Child (2-16): £12.95

Concession (60+): £9.95

Disabled including Carer:   £9.95

Family tickets:

2 Adults & 2 Children: £47.90

2 Adults & 3 Children: £60.85

1 Adult & 3 Children:              £49.35

Why should I visit?

    • The Isle of Wight’s only award-winning farm park attraction providing a whole day’s fun for all the family – whatever the weather  (please see new booking sessions)
    • Daily ‘hands-on’ activities with the animals, including wallaby feeding, paddock feeds, meerkat talks, bugs & beasties, and more! (in review, pending Government guidelines)
    • Lots of indoor and outdoor activity: soft play zone, straw bale adventure barn, go-karts, zip wires, jumping pillows, sledge slides and more!  (in line with Government guidelines, indoor soft play and roller skating currently closed)
    • Special events every month, including our late summer evening entertainment during the school holidays: ‘Summer Sunset Shindigs’ and ‘Movie Mondays’.(Currently no events planned. Additional evening session open every Thursday in summer holidays)
    • Also at Tapnell Farm, enjoy award-winning burgers at The Cow and experience the Island’s first outdoor Aqua Park, opening 2020.


Accommodation available
Assistance dogs allowed
Baby changing facilities
Disabled access
Disabled parking available
Free parking on site
Gift shop
Suitable for ages 3 and above
Suitable for ages 5 and above
Suitable for ages 8 and above
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Where to find us


Newport Road,
Isle of Wight.


01983 758722


[email protected]



Find us online

We are located 2.4 miles east of the village of Freshwater and just 9 miles from the centre of the Isle of Wight.   SAT NAV:PO41 OYJ

By Car: From Newport (20 minute drive)

Travel out of Newport on the B3323 following signs for Carisbrooke, then head straight across at the 3 successive mini roundabouts to reach The Middle Road. Continue along The Middle Road for just over 7 miles until you see signs on the right for Tapnell Farm.

By Car: From Yarmouth (10 minute drive)

Travel out of Yarmouth on the A3054 following signs for Newport then take the first right turn onto B3401, signposted to Ventnor. Continue on this road until it joins Wilmingham Lane, then carry on until the T-junction with Newport Road. Turn left here (signposted Brighstone and Newport) and follow road for just over 1.5 miles until you see signs for Tapnell Farm on the left. Please ignore first turning signposted “Tapnell” which is a residents-only entrance.

Taxi.  There is a taxi rank at Yarmouth Bus Station, next to the Wightlink Ferry which is 4.5 miles from Tapnell Farm.

Kids activities

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  1. Take part in daily activities with our keepers and get ‘hands-on’ with the animals: wallaby feeding, paddock feeds, meerkat talks, bugs and more! (currently on hold, please check website)
  2. Run wild in the Straw Bale Adventure Barn; race round the pedal go-kart track, zoom along the zip-wires and bounce on the trampolines.
  3. Tackle the 3-storey soft play zone in our indoor Soft Play Barn; ride the mini tractors and create a masterpiece with lego! (currently closed in line with Government guidelines)
  4. Head outside for a bounce on our amazing jumping pillows, sledge down the slides and play a round of crazy golf.
  5. Take part in fun, themed events every month, including our summer holiday evening entertainment: ‘Summer Sunset Shindigs’ and ‘Movie Mondays’. (No events planned currently.  Farm Park open with evening session every Thursday in summer holidays)