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Longdown Activity Farm

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Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7EH, England
+44 23 8029 2837
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Unsure really so wouldn't recommend

The children loved the soft play and playground, feeding the large goats and the little goat feed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
VJ83
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Romsey
A difficult review

We stopped here en route home so probably didn't discover everything there was to see. Also, we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
K31thw
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Oxfordshire
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There's farmyard fun for the whole family at Longdown Activity Farm. Join in with a daily schedule of hands-on activities such as bottle-feeding kid goats and calves, baby animal encounter and pig feeding. Lots of friendly farm animals to meet and plenty of indoor and outdoor play equipment too! Don't miss the Longdown Farm Shop for delicious locally sourced produce. Open daily until 29th October 2017.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tractor ride” (56 reviews)
“baby goats” (38 reviews)
“soft play” (41 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Deerleap Lane, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7EH, England
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+44 23 8029 2837
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The children loved the soft play and playground, feeding the large goats and the little goat feed. Unfortunately there were a few children left unsupervised with the usual results and one parent decided to change their toddler on the soft play mats which seemed pretty...More

Thank VJ83
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here en route home so probably didn't discover everything there was to see. Also, we were 3 grown-ups and I think it's true to say that the farm is really aimed at children. There were certainly a number of activity areas specifically for...More

Thank K31thw
SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I would like to thank this contributor for their lengthy review and pleased to see that they recognised that 'children will absolutely love the place' I can also assure this contributor that we do have thousands of grown ups who really like to visit Longdown...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Place for kids who loves animals, verity of piggies, rabbits, ducks, goats, hen, pony, calf etc, some play areas for kids of different age. my kid enjoyed the feeding to different animals like baby goat, calf , ducks etc. Also have a soft play area...More

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SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We thank this contributor for taking the time in submitting a kind review and we are pleased that your child enjoyed feeding the goats and calves etc. as you recognise Longdown Activity Farm is an ideal place for children to have a close encounter with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here a couple of weeks ago. Reception and check in was really helpful. There is so much to do. Loved seeing all the animals and the interaction with the children. They simply loved feeding time! If it's a bit wet, there's still plenty to...More

1  Thank Timbo35
SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive feedback, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and hopefully we will see you again soon. From all the team at Longdown Activity Farm

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came today as my nephew loves coming to a farm but was a shock. The farm was dirty, no staff around and dead animals in cages for the children to see. Was no a good experience. I would not recommend at all 😪More

Thank Louise D
SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your visit, however I would like to point out that my staff are experienced stock people and take a great deal of pride in their work. This is reflected in a recent inspection by the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited here with our toddler whilst on holiday in the New Forest. We went out of the school holidays which meant it was a bit quieter - perfect for enjoying the feeding time activities. We received a warm welcome and were...More

Thank Parton30
SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words, we are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, at Longdown we feel that it is important that all children (and adults) have a close encounter with all our animals as you witnessed on your visit, the goat and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on a showery day with a 10m old and a 3yr old. Lots of sheds and barns to dive into during the frequent showers. Lots of different animals, and the 3yr old liked the hay bale barn to play in. We weren't that...More

Thank Sammy S
SouthamptonUK, Owner at Longdown Activity Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that the straw den was a 'hit' with your three year old. We are not equipped to provide hot food at Longdown, however most of our visitors appreciate that they can...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

This little farm has so much to offer children. It was wonderful to watch all the little ones feeding the animals and handling the baby chicks.. There are different activities going on throughout the day. We really enjoyed feeding the goats, in the morning with...More

1  Thank marysunshine156
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It's a true activity farm Lots to see and do with kids from Holding chicks, stroking rabbits? Riding on the back of a tractor and playing with a digger Free parking Lots of places to wash your hands Indoor cafe

1  Thank Aman K
Reviewed 1 September 2017

If you have young children who have no real idea where there food comes from or what the difference is between a chicken and duck is then this the place for you. It's basic, busy and a joy to see young faces up close to...More

1  Thank John D
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Maf19811
24 August 2016|
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Response from SouthamptonUK | Property representative |
No animal feed is sold at the farm it is included in the price, also the tractor ride is included.
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Jess M
23 February 2016|
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Response from MoMcleod | Reviewed this property |
I live in Ashurst , and you will love it , my son when in his late twenty's got a years season ticket.!!! Just go with the flow at the feeding time it actually helps the staff get all the goats and calfs feed! school... More
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Jenny2702
31 July 2015|
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Response from SouthamptonUK | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry Jenny, We do not sell fertile eggs at Longdown Activity Farm, we would purchase them from 'Dan' 07984124791 or the best way to buy is on eBay using a high rated buyer (otherwise they may still... More
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