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Melsop Farm Park

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Ellingham Road, Watton, England
+44 1953 851943
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Awful Experience

Have visited here periodically throughout the years with my Daughter and Family. Today was most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dianne H
Norfolk Holiday May 2018

3rd visit here, a very reasonable attraction at a reasonable price. Animals are easily seen by all... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Rara2528
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (13 reviews)
“play area” (17 reviews)
“working farm” (9 reviews)
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Ellingham Road, Watton, England
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+44 1953 851943
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"rabbit"
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"play area"
in 17 reviews
"working farm"
in 9 reviews
"melsop farm"
in 22 reviews
"baby goats"
in 4 reviews
"children playing"
in 3 reviews
"roaming around"
in 2 reviews
"happy animals"
in 3 reviews
"soft play"
in 5 reviews
"feed the animals"
in 3 reviews
"toy tractors"
in 2 reviews
"value for money"
in 7 reviews
"family run"
in 2 reviews
"three children"
in 2 reviews
"christmas show"
in 2 reviews
"sheep"
in 19 reviews
"trampoline"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have visited here periodically throughout the years with my Daughter and Family. Today was most disappointing for the following reasons; Dead duck in pond Chicken stuck in wire Could not look at the pigs due to large pool of urine where you are required to...More

Thank Dianne H
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

3rd visit here, a very reasonable attraction at a reasonable price. Animals are easily seen by all with a number roaming around freely. There are 2 play areas(indoor & out) as well as a cafe. They had an entertainer on for an additional fee but...More

Thank Rara2528
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

It's sad that animal wellbeing is being compromised- in some cases it's really great e.g. goats can roam free and have so much space to play. In other cases, loads of tiny chicks are accessible for anyone to pick up with no supervision and I...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

While I totally get it is essentially a working farm it just seems like it’s pay your money and get on with it. The animals seem fine and you can get quite close and pet most of them. It’s been a while since my last...More

1  Thank Darrin H
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

First impressions aren't great when the only parking is on a muddy field, not ideal when I've got a pushchair! But we pushed on eager to see if things got better..... They didn't. We walked round in an hour and spent an hour in the...More

3  Thank Leanne_yo
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Went here with three children and three adults. We had a lovely day feeding the baby lambs, holding tiny chicks and egg hunting. I can thoroughly recommend this place for young children. We had a nice snack in cafe and all the staff were friendly...More

1  Thank Lesley A
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Farm very muddy and wet, car park difficult to park and drive off, access to animals okay, restaurant poor service, very slow, when food arrived it was Luke warm,

Thank Q3971QVandrewr
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Didn’t see one member of staff, The play area felt duty and dingy, though the kids had fun playing it was very budget. Went to see the animals and it was such a sad sight. ( I grow up on a farm so I no...More

3  Thank emilystwe11
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Went mainly for the soft play area which is a nice little place for a very low cost. Be prepared for a true farm environment.

Thank LyndseyB23
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Read some bad reviews about the farm. When we went all of the animals looked well looked after and healthy. The highlight was the reindeer and the very friendly Pygmy goats. There is an large outdoor play area and trampoline and a good size inside...More

Thank Sarah M
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Sophie W
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I did some more research and yes, apparently it is trading standards. I found a number for them online. Thanks.
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