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Can I bring a picnic?2021-06-01T12:06:47+01:00

Yes, you can bring a picnic into our Farm & Wildlife Park.

We have lots of picnic benches and grass areas dotted around for you to sit and enjoy your lunch.

Can I leave my pet in my car?2021-05-26T11:33:15+01:00

You are not allowed to leave your pet in the car unless accompanied by a responsible adult. This applies at any time of year and weather conditions.

Anyone found with a pet in their car will be asked to leave.

Are your experiences suitable for those in a wheelchair?2021-05-14T14:27:15+01:00

Some experiences are not suitable for those in a wheelchair, this is for safety reasons in the extremely unlikely circumstance that one of our animal’s temperament changes. The terrain of the enclosures are not even and can be muddy.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Are you pushchair & wheelchair friendly?2021-05-14T12:03:24+01:00

Yes we are! A large majority of our visitors are families and visit with pushchairs.

Please note that due to being on agricultural land we are limited to what materials we use to make a path. As such, we do have gravel paths. Please be aware, some people have reported it tiring pushing a pushchair/wheelchair on the gravel.

Do you have a mobility scooter for hire?2021-04-13T12:38:23+01:00

We do! We have a Tramper all-terrain mobility scooter available to hire. Please email [email protected] to book.

I am a member, can I just turn up?2021-08-17T15:48:45+01:00

Members no longer need to book a slot – please turn up and show your members card at the gate. If this is the first time you are visiting since purchasing a membership, please bring your confirmation email and a card will be made for you.

Do carers go free?2021-08-18T17:02:11+01:00

Visitors with disabilities may bring a carer with them who will not be charged.

Please bring appropriate documentation such as a PIP letter, blue badge or disabled rail card.

Can I charge my electric car?2021-03-21T15:50:29+00:00

We don’t have electric car ports for you to charge your electric car. There are however, some locally at large supermarkets.

What age are you classed as a child?2021-03-21T15:48:13+00:00

Child tickets and memberships are eligible for those between 2 and 16 years old.

Please note, under 2’s go free.

Can I choose a start date for my membership?2021-03-21T15:45:56+00:00

No, you can’t choose a start date. Memberships will have a start date of the date of purchase.

If you purchase before 12th April 2021 (our reopening date) then memberships will start from 12th April 2021 so you don’t loose out while we are closed.

Will memberships be extended due to lockdown?2021-03-21T15:43:42+00:00

Yes, memberships will be extended for the length of our closure. This will be calculated on your next visit to us and the expiry date of your card will be changed.

What is the postcode of Jimmy’s Farm?2018-10-25T14:42:57+01:00

Pannington Hall Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AR. See our Getting Here page for more information and directions.

Does the admission price include your daily keeper talks and animal activities?2021-08-12T15:09:21+01:00

Yes these are included in your admission. Please check out our daily keeper talks and animal activities board on arrival for timings. Please note, these are seasonal.

What is the price for tickets?2018-10-25T14:37:55+01:00

The latest ticket prices for day visits can be seen here…. Wildlife Park Passes

Our Annual Membership is great value especially if you plan to visit us again, shop in our stores or visit some of our partner local attractions… Annual Membership

Do you have parking?2018-10-25T14:34:00+01:00

Yes, we have lots of parking.

Are dogs welcome?2018-10-25T14:31:36+01:00

Yes, we welcome our four legged friends on a lead. Unfortunately we don’t allow dogs in the Restaurant with the exception of guide dogs.

How long will a visit take?2021-08-12T15:17:14+01:00

There is lots to do here including the Wildlife Park, play areas, shops and restaurant. Whether you have 2 hours to spare, half a day or a full day there is lots of fun to be had!

Alternatively, buy Annual Membership and you can visit Jimmy’s Farm as often as you like over the next 12 months. It’s great value and means you can take your time discovering everything we have to offer. Find out more about Annual Membership»

Are you open during the week / winter?2018-07-13T15:47:58+01:00

Yes, we are open every day apart from Christmas Day & Boxing Day. Take a look at our Opening Times»

A couple of things to note… some of our attractions are seasonal (such as the butterfly enclosure) and that we are a working farm and so during wet winter period pack some wellies so you can go sploshing in the puddles!

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Meet our animal friends

Mammals

Mammals

Camels, reindeer, wallabies, meerkats, tapir, capybara, goats, alpaca, rabbits…
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Reptiles & Fish

Reptiles & Fish

Tortoises, tegus, snakes, crocodiles
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Birds at Jimmy's Farm & Wildlife Park

Birds

Rhea, emu, geese, ducks, peafowl, cockatiel…
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Rare Breeds at Jimmy's Farm & Wildlife Park

Rare Breeds

Pigs, sheep, chickens, cattle…
Butterfly House at Jimmy's Farm & Wildlife Park - reopening 2022

Butterflies

The butterfly house is currently closed. It will reopen in 2022.

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