Welcome To Ferne Animal Sanctuary

We are pleased to annouce that our play area has now re-opened.  We welcome all visitors without the need to pre-book. Social distancing measures are in place and we have been awarded the Visit Britain Good to Go certification which demonstrates our compliance with Covid-19 measures. Both the Ferne on-site Gift Shop and Café are open daily;  Café offering a takeaway service of sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, cheesy chips, cream teas and ice cream from 11am till 3pm every day. For more information click HERE.

Opening times

Summer opening times

SANCTUARY GROUNDS

Opened every day from 10am till 5pm (last admission to the Sanctuary at 4pm)

FERNE CAFÉ

Opened every day from 11am till 3pm

GIFT SHOP

Opened every day from 11 am till 3 pm

WHAT IS HAPPENING AT FERNE?

Click here to visit the WHATS ON page! 

What does it cost?

Admission charges

Our daily pass

£4.95 Adult
£3.95 Child (age 3–16)
£18.00 for a family of two adults and up to three children.

Our annual pass

£12.50 Adult
£9.50 Child (age 3–16)
£40.00 per family of two adults and up to three children.

How to find us

Directions

Ferne Animal Sanctuary
Wambrook
Chard
TA20 3DH

From the A30 turn onto James Lane. Follow this for 1.4 miles then, staying on James Lane, go around to the left and continue for 0.2 miles then turn left onto our driveway (signposted Ferne) and follow along (carefully) until you arrive at the Sanctuary car park.